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20-01-2017
Good news arrive from the other side of the pond. 2016 LUX Prize winner Toni Erdmann and finalist My Life as a Courgette have made it to the shortlist of nine features selected for the Oscar for the Best Foreign Language Film. Maren Ade’s and Claude Barras’ film are two of the films that have advanced to the next round of voting in the category for the 89th Academy Awards, out of 85 eligible in the...
20-01-2017
2016 LUX Prize winner Toni Erdmann continues notching up success after success. After taking home the main prizes from the European Film Awards (read more), Maren Ade’s comedy has now pocketed the FIPRESCI Prize for Best Foreign-language Film of the Year at the 27th Palm Springs International Film Festival (PSIFF), which drew to a close on 16 January. Unspooling over two weeks, the annual event organised by...
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16-12-2016
Only a few days after having won at the 39th European Film Awards, two of the 2016 LUX Prize finalists have been nominated for the Golden Globes. The awards handed out by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association will welcome Maren Ade’s LUX...
13-12-2016
The LUX Prize was not the final stop for hurricane Toni Erdmann, and so it proves its absolute triumph at the 39th European Film Awards this weekend. “This is the first time that a woman has won this prize, and it’s 2016!”...