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28-09-2016
Over the past ten years, the European Parliament’s LUX FILM PRIZE has been a pioneering player in bringing Europe’s cinematic soul closer to Europeans. Subtitled into the EU’s 24 official languages, remarkable European films have travelled across the EU’s 28 Member States to enlighten European cinema lovers. In 2016 and beyond, the LUX FILM PRIZE will continue to explore new horizons....
26-09-2016
As I Open My Eyes
Leyla Bouzid’s LUX Film Prize finalist As I Open My Eyes will officially represent Tunisia in the Best Foreign Language Film category at the upcoming Oscars. A commission operating under the guidance of the National Centre of Cinema and Image (CNCI) decided the film submission.   Co-produced between Tunisia, France and Belgium, As I Open My Eyes was unveiled at the Venice Days of last year’s...
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...