The Friedrich Baur Gold Award is presented for the best direction in a first feature film by the Bavarian Academy of Fine Arts in memoriam Heinz Badewitz. The prize consists of a certified gold bar worth around 35,000 euros. In addition, the prize includes artistic advice for the development of a new film project over a period of one year. This year's mentor for the Gold Award is media artist Corinna Schnitt.
The Friedrich Baur Gold Award 2023 goes to
The intermediate shades between tragedy, silliness and comedy, the facets of wordlessness are, in the view of the jury, carried by the outstanding performances of the actors and actresses Matti Schmidt-Schaller, Lena Schmidtke, Yves Jambo, Arda Görkem and Bineta Hansen.