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28-04-2017
One of the oldest film festivals in Romania, which expands with each new edition, the European Film Festival is about to reach its 21st edition, which will kick off on 4 May with Aki Kaurismaki’s The Other Side of Hope. The festival will screen more than 60 films in Bucharest, Iaşi, Târgu Mureş, Gura Humorului and Timişoara. The selection features some of the newest European films, and more than 35...
27-03-2017
LuxFilm Prize 2017
Exactly four months ago, the 2016 LUX Prize process came to an end by bestowing the award upon the much-loved Toni Erdmann (read the news), one of the sensations of the year not only in European cinema, but also worldwide.  After this huge success, the 2017 edition kicks off with even more energy and hopes, willing to keep spreading the voice of film all throughout Europe. On 22 March, the Coordinators of the...
17-03-2017
My Life as a Courgette nominated for EFA Young Audience Awards
Fresh off its win at France’s Césars (where the film took home the Best Animated Film award, as well as the Best Adapted Screenplay – read news), Claude Barras’ 2016 LUX Prize nominee My Life as a Courgette keeps receiving accolades. And from an institution that has already showed its love for the film. The European Film Academy has chosen My Life as a Courgette as one of the nominees for...
01-03-2017
Last weekend was a good one for 2016 LUX Prize winner Toni Erdmann and finalist My Life as a Courgette. Maren Ade’s acclaimed dramedy was chosen as the Best International Film at the United States’ Independent Spirit Awards, while Claude Barras’ animated gem received not one but two prizes at the César awards ceremony, France’s most important awards, held in Paris.   Toni...
24-02-2017
Only one week before the big Oscars night (26 February), 2016 LUX Prize winner Toni Erdmann has received some love from the International Cinephile Society. Maren Ade’s much-acclaimed dramedy swept the categories of Best Picture (beating films such as Paul Verhoeven’s Elle, Barry Jenkins’ Moonlight and Martin Scorsese’s Silence) and Non-English Language Film. Ade also won the Best Director...