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The 2015 LUX Prize reveals its official selection
The ravages of time in a normal life, the misfortunes of humanitarian aid, the traditional connection to nature, the struggle to make a decent life in spite of economical crisis, the odyssey of finding a new and welcoming place to live in, the clash between freedom and religious and social constraints, the horror of one of the most unspeakable events in History, the perplexing gap between childhood and real life,...
Focus on 45 Years by Andrew Haigh
For his third feature film, 45 Years, in competition at the 65th Berlinale, British director Andrew Haigh chose to focus on another generation than the starring one in Greek Pete (2009) and Weekend (2011). In this film, adapted from a novel by David...
Focus on A Perfect Day by Fernando León de Aranoa
The only Spanish representative (with a feature film) at the 68th Cannes Film Festival was a happy man: his seventh work of fiction is treading the Croisette within a section dripping with hero worship and prestige. And he is doing it with an...
Focus on Hrútar (Rams) by Grimur Hakonarson
Never has a cinema audience ever been treated to the sight of a digger being used as a makeshift ambulance to dump a man on the brink of death outside a hospital as if it were dropping off a parcel. Especially when the driver leaves just as abruptly...
Focus on La Loi du Marché (The Measure of a Man)
He's a man like any other, an unassuming individual trapped in the net of long-term unemployment and wandering the moral desert created by the large economic machine of the contemporary world. Unlike the imaginary superheroes that flood our screens...

Members of the Selection Panel

  • Peter
    Distributor, Festival Programmer
  • Mihai Cristian Chirilov
    Mihai Cristian
    Film Critic, Artistic Director of TIFF
  • Jose Luis Cienfuegos
    Jose Luis
    Director, Seville European Film Festival
  • Stephan De Potter
    Distributor, Cinéart
  • Fatima Djoumer
    International relations and events administrator, Europa Cinéma
  • Marion Döring
    Director of the European Film Academy, Producer European Film Awards
  • Jakub Duszynski
    Distributor, Gutek Films
  • Per Ericsson
    Responsible for Education and Teaching, Swedish Film Institute
  • Francesca Feder
    Producer of the 2012 LUX Prize winner "Io sono Li"
  • Giorgio Gosetti
    Director of Venise Days and partner in 28 Times Cinema
  • Paul Peter Huth
    Paul Peter
    Editor and Film Critic at ZDF
  • Ivana
    Cinema and Audiovisual expert
  • Yorgos Krassakopoulos
    Film Critic, Programmer of Thessaloniki Film Festival
  • Christophe Leparc
    Secretary-General, Directors' Firtnight, Cannes International Film Festival
  • Susan Newman-Baudais
    Project Manager, Eurimages – Council of Europe
  • Karel Och
    Film Critic and Artistic Director of Karlovy Vary Film Festival
  • Ewa Puszczyńska
    Opus Film, Producer of IDA, LUX Film Prize Winner 2014
  • Film critic, Film programmer advisor, Author
    Film critic for FilmComment.com, Sight & Sound, Film programmer advisor, Author
  • Mira Staleva
    Programmer, Sofia International Film Festival (IFF)
  • Matteo Zacchetti
    Creative Europe programme – MEDIA