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18-09-2017
The Other Side of Hope
2017 LUX Prize Official Selection title The Other Side of Hope, directed by Finnish master Aki Kaurismäki, has been selected Best Film of the Year by the members of the FIPRESCI (International Federation of Film Critics). The vote saw the participation of 576 critics from all over the world, who chose this Finnish production from among all of the films premiered after 1 July 2016. The other two finalists are...
18-09-2017
Glory
After a world premiere in the international competition of the Locarno International Film Festival last August and dozens of awards received at festivals all over the world, Kristina Grozeva and Petar Valchanov’s second feature, 2017 LUX Prize Official Selection title Glory, now has a chance to bring Bulgaria its first-ever nomination in the Best Foreign-language Film category at the Academy Awards. A seven-...
18-09-2017
Summer 1993
The film chosen to represent Spain in the race for the next Oscar for Best Foreign-language Film will be 2017 LUX Prize Official Selection title Summer 1993, the feature debut by Catalan director Carla Simón. Ever since it was presented at the most recent Berlinale, where it scooped two prizes, Summer 1993, which explores a child’s acceptance of bereavement, based on the experiences of the director...
14-09-2017
Last Friday four members of the European Parliament [L-R pictured Martina Dlabajová, Silvia Costa, Petra Kammerevert, Doris Pack, introduced by Giorgio Gosetti] met with the 28 Times Cinema participants at the Giornate Degli Autori’s Villa, in the framework of the Venice Film Festival. “If you want to understand Europe, you have to tell European...
13-09-2017
Here you can watch interviews with artists done in Venice exclusively for LuxPrize web. Valeska Grisebach, Director of Western:   Jonas Dornbach, Producer of Western:   Lars Lindstrom, Producent of Sámi Blood:   Arnaud Valois, Actor stars in BPM (Beats Per Minute):