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The Berlin International Film Festival will be celebrating its 70th anniversary edition next year and has decided to move to the later date of February 20 to March 1, 2020.
The Oscars are due to take place on February 9 in 2020 with BAFTAs on February 2. This is a significant move for the festival, giving it breathing room after Sundance and moving it away from the congestion of awards season.
In recent years Berlin has become less of a launchpad for studio films. The…