Berlin film festival to honor Meryl Streep

BERLIN (AP) — Meryl Streep is to be honored for her wide-ranging career at this year’s Berlin film festival.

Festival organizers said Monday that the 62-year-old Streep will be presented with an honorary Golden Bear, the event’s top award, on Feb. 14.

Festival director Dieter Kosslick says that “Meryl Streep is a brilliant, versatile performer who moves with ease between dramatic and comedic roles.”