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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...
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...