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Philip Seymour Hoffman to be honoured at Berlin Film Festival

Feb 06, 2014 | 7:58am EST

Late actor Philip Seymour Hoffman will be remembered during a tribute at the upcoming Berlin International Film Festival in Germany. The Doubt star was found dead at his New York home on Sunday (02Feb14) following a suspected drug overdose. He will now be honoured at this year's (14) Berlinale, which kicked off on Thursday (06Feb14), with a tribute. Organisers have added a special screening of his Oscar-winning movie Capote to the bill, eight years after it competed at the festival, and they have also scheduled a tribute in honour of late Austrian actor Maximilian Schell, who died on Saturday (01Feb14). Schell's 2002 film Meine Schwester Maria (My Sister Maria) will also be screened at a separate event.

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