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17-05-2017
The 2017 edition of the most star-studded gathering in Europe, the Cannes Film Festival, will see a number of LUX Prize-approved talents return to the Croisette. German director Fatih Akin (2007 LUX Prize winner for The Edge of Heaven) will return to the Palme d’Or competition with his new film, In the Fade, a revenge thriller starring Diane Kruger. Hungarian filmmaker Kornél Mundruczó (2008 LUX...
17-05-2017
Every May, Cannes becomes the place to be for everyone working in the film industry. The crème de la crème of European (and worldwide) talent attends the city on the French Riviera in search of promotion opportunities – and the LUX Prize will also be there with its unconditional support. European Parliament Vice-President Evelyne Gebhart will visit the Cannes Film Festival on behalf of the LUX...
28-04-2017
One of the oldest film festivals in Romania, which expands with each new edition, the European Film Festival is about to reach its 21st edition, which will kick off on 4 May with Aki Kaurismaki’s The Other Side of Hope. The festival will screen more than 60 films in Bucharest, Iaşi, Târgu Mureş, Gura Humorului and Timişoara. The selection features some of the newest European films, and more than 35...
27-03-2017
LuxFilm Prize 2017
Exactly four months ago, the 2016 LUX Prize process came to an end by bestowing the award upon the much-loved Toni Erdmann (read the news), one of the sensations of the year not only in European cinema, but also worldwide.  After this huge success, the 2017 edition kicks off with even more energy and hopes, willing to keep spreading the voice of film all throughout Europe. On 22 March, the Coordinators of the...
17-03-2017
My Life as a Courgette nominated for EFA Young Audience Awards
Fresh off its win at France’s Césars (where the film took home the Best Animated Film award, as well as the Best Adapted Screenplay – read news), Claude Barras’ 2016 LUX Prize nominee My Life as a Courgette keeps receiving accolades. And from an institution that has already showed its love for the film. The European Film Academy has chosen My Life as a Courgette as one of the nominees for...