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The LUX family starts packing for Cannes
If you are a cinephile, you have probably been waiting for this moment for a long time: the 71st Cannes Film Festival line-up is finally (completely) unveiled! The festival will welcome a wide array of films fresh out of the oven –no less than 95 feature films, including all of the titles its various selections– that will make the world film industry’s gaze turn to the Croisette from 9 to 18 May...
28 Times Cinema
The LUX Film Prize, Europa Cinemas,  Giornate degli Autori- in partnership with Cineauropa,  will turn the dream of 28 young filmgoers into reality! Since 2010, the European Parliament has supported the 28 TIMES CINEMA project which gives the opportunity to 28 young film-lovers, selected through the cinemas of the Europa Cinemas Network, to represent each of the 28 European countries at the Mostra...
Selection Panel 2018
Four months after Amanda Kernell’s beloved Sámi Blood received the 2017 LUX Prize (read the news), the European Parliament is ready once again to highlight the most relevant productions of the film season that is already well under way. The 2018 LUX Prize edition kicks off with a renewed will to make cinema the cultural and social lighthouse of an adrift Europe. On 19 March, the Coordinators of the...
Photo from BPM movie
True to its status as the clear frontrunner, BPM (Beats Per Minute) by Robin Campillo did indeed dominate the awards ceremony for this year’s Césars, bagging six trophies, including the top prize, Best French Film of 2017. Campillo added two personal victories to this win (for Best Original Screenplay and Best Editing), while the feature also came out on top in the categories of Best Supporting Actor (...
Photo from L’ordine delle cose movie
The LUX Prize continues to shine a spotlight on the main issues that are affecting Europe and that are shaping the current situation of our continent. The migration crisis, which has come to a head in recent years owing to the endless conflicts on the other side of the Mediterranean Sea, has been a recurrent topic in the films that the European Parliament has endorsed so far. From Philippe Lioret’s Welcome and...