Presenter Bambi Award 2017

Sibel Kekilli hält die Laudatio für den Bundespräsidenten a.D. Joachim Gauck

Former Federal President Joachim Gauck has been awarded the “Millennial-Bambi” in November 2017. As a presenter he asked for Sibel Kekilli who of course was overly happy to comply with that wish. What a great privilege to honour that extraordinary person at the Bambi award ceremony.

Foto: BrauerPhotos / Dominik_Beckmann fuer Hubert Burda Media

New German series: Bruder – schwarze Macht

Bruder - Schwarze Macht, Sibel Kekilli, ZDFneo

“Bruder – Schwarze Macht” (“Brother – the dark side”) tells the story of Melih, a young German-Turkish adolscent who slowly radicalizes himself into an islamic terrorist and his older sister Sibel who is trying to save him from his dangerous environment.

The mini series is narrated from Sibel’s perspective, a well integrated police officer who feels responsable for her brother Melih.

ZDFneo shows the first of four episodes from 29th of October at 9:45pm

Worldcon75: Hugo Awards

Worldcon75 in Helsinki

Sibel Kekilli was a presenter at the Hugo Award ceremony in Helsinki. She presented the Best Dramatic Presentation Long Form in front of a lovely audience of about 4.000 visitors. The winner is „Arrival“ with Amy Adams and Jeremy Renner.

More info about the Worldcon75:

Odessa Filmfestival 2017

Film Festival Odessa 2017

After not being able to attend the last years now Sibel Kekilli followed the invitation of the film festival Odessa 2017 for being a part of the international jury. Together with Christian Petzold, Rimma Zyubina, Tudor Giurgiu und Euvgueniy Galperine she was electing the best films of the international competition.

Find out more about the Odessa film festival:

Award for integration of Norderney

Integrationspreis Norderney 2017

Out of the hands of former federal president Christian Wulff actress Sibel Kekilli was awarded with the prize for integration of the island Norderney.

Here is link to the PDF of her little speech (German only)

Couples: Victoria Gerra & Sibel Kekilli

It’s the 4th season for “couples” and Sibel Kekilli is again starring on this lovely production. This time with the portuguese actress Victoria Gerra.

Attention: The video will only be available until end of June 2017

Sibel Kekilli receives Federal Cross of Merit

Bundesverdienstkreuz für Sibel Kekilli

On 3rd of march, the international women’s day, actress Sibel Kekilli received The Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany. President Joachim Gauck handed her the Cross of Merit in his residence “Schloss Bellevue“ in Berlin.

Sibel is tirelessly speaking out for women’s rights and against domestic violence against women. Since over 13 years now she is an ambassador for the non governmental organization „TERRE DES FEMMES“ which actively fights against honor killings and contributes to equal rights for women.

Picture: © Bundesregierung / Guido Bergmann

New pictures

Kristian Schuller Shooting Sibel Kekilli

In the gallery there are some new pictures available. Photographer Kristian Schuller did a little shooting with Sibel Kekilli end of 2016.