Berlin Film Festival Will Screen "Capote" in Honor of Late Oscar Winner Philip Seymour Hoffman

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06 Feb 2014

The Berlin Film Festival, which begins Feb. 6, will celebrate the life of late actor Philip Seymour Hoffman with a special screening of "Capote," the film for which Hoffman was awarded the Best Actor Oscar in 2006.

"Capote" will be screened Feb. 11 at 9 PM in CinemaxX 6. Additionally, according to, the Festival will also feature "My Sister Maria" in memory of Maximilian Schell, who died Feb. 1. Producers Margit Chuchra, Dieter Pochlatkom and Werner Schweizer will present the film Feb. 9 in collaboration with the festival and the German Film Academy.

Read more about the life and career of Hoffman here.

The Berlin Film Festival will continue through Feb. 16. For more information, visit