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19-09-2016
My Life as a Courgette
The LUX Prize has spoken, Switzerland has followed suit: My Life as a Courgette by Claude Barras, boasting a screenplay by Céline Sciamma, will be the Swiss representative in the race for the upcoming Oscar, within the Best Foreign-language Film category.   The Swiss Oscars jury selected My Life as a Courgette for its originality and splendid art direction, not to mention its social point of view...
19-09-2016
From Toni Erdmann movie
The Cannes critics’ and FIPRESCI’s favourite and LUX Prize competitor Toni Erdmann by Maren Ade has been submitted to represent Germany at the Oscars, in the Best Foreign-language Film category. The decision was made by an independent jury appointed by German Films and comprising the representatives of eight different associations and institutions of the German film industry.    The jury...
13-09-2016
The War Show
VENICE 2016: The jury, comprising the participants in 28 Times Cinema, has awarded the Danish-Finnish documentary about a group of friends devastated by Syrian repression The War Show, the searingly topical documentary by Syrian director Obaidah Zytoon and Danish filmmaker Andreas Dalsgaard, about a group of young friends devastated by Syrian repression, is the winner of the 2016 Venice Days Award. The movie, which...
31-08-2016
28 Times Cinema
Twenty-eight young film lovers will take part in the 28 Times Cinema initiative at the 73rd Venice International Film Festival. For the seventh year in a row, the European Parliament’s LUX Film Prize, in partnership with Cineuropa, Europa Cinemas and the Venice Days, is inviting a group of young cinephiles selected from among the audiences of the arthouse cinema network members, each representing one...