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09-02-2011
The LUX Prize at the Berlinale 2011

Since 2007, the European Parliament's LUX Prize has thrown a spotlight on the wealth and diversity of European cinema. The Prize is awarded annually for films which give a glimpse of Europeans — their lives, convictions, doubts or quests for...

09-02-2011
The Committee on Culture and Education of the European Parliament approved the LUX Prize Selection Panel for 2011

The Committee on Culture and Education of the European Parliament approved the LUX Prize Selection Panel for 2011. End of January, Mrs Doris Pack, Chairwoman of the Committee, submitted a list of European cinema professionals who will have the...

24-11-2010
Die Fremde (When We Leave) declared winner of the 2010 LUX Prize

The 2010 LUX Prize went to the film Die Fremde (When we leave) depicting the struggle of a young Turkish woman living in Germany and her attempt to build a life outside the cultural norms of her community. The film partly deals with honour...

18-11-2010
Defending the family honour?

On November the 10th, at 21:00 in a full house, following the screening of Die Fremde, its director Feo Aladag answered questions from the public. The film deals with a number of issues: one of them was at the heart of an Amnesty International...

17-11-2010
Being a minority in the EU – A look through Greek eyes

Filippos Tsitos' Akadimia Platonos, one of the three 2010 LUX Prize contenders, gives a fresh look at what it means to be a minority in a foreign country. The European Union has one of the most extensive anti-discrimination laws in the world. It...

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