02/13/2012 08:18 am ET | Updated Apr 14, 2012

Glamorous Opening Of Berlin International Film Festival (VIDEO)

It's that special time of the year again: festival time! The Berlin International Film Festival opened on Thursday night, and international film stars like Christopher Lee, Diane Kruger and Jake Gyllenhaal graced the red carpet.

And it's not just a competition for the bears, the festival's awards: With more than 10 different sections, film makers from all over the world present their work, among them Angelina Jolie and Billy Bob Thornton. It's a big get-together of the industry and an interested public alike, on the red carpet and in the movies.