LUX Prize competition kicks off today

Play your part in the LUX Prize 2011 as it starts today at 13:00 – see the screening schedule.  Mrs Isabelle Durant, Vice-President, and Mrs Doris Pack, President of the Committee on Culture and Education, will have the pleasure of welcoming you...

Cinema: the future of European cinema in the era of modern technology. Piotr Borys MEP

The Report by Piotr Borys MEP, 'European Cinema in the Digital Era', adopted today unanimously by the European Parliament's Committee on Culture and Education, presents challenges for the future of European cinema. This is the first EP Report...

LUX finalist Attenberg to enter Oscar race for Greece

After being picked as the Hellenic Fim Academy’s suggestion for the upcoming Oscars last May, Athina Rachel Tsangari’s LUX Prize 2011 finalist Attenberg was officially selected by the Greek Ministry of Culture as the country’s submission for the...

Tsitos' Unfair World wins best director and best actor in San Sebastian

Filippos Tsitos’ Unfair World has won the Silver Shell for best director and best actor (Antonis Kafetzopoulos) at the 2011 San Sebastian Film Festival (September 16-24).


The film centres on Sotiris (Antonis Kafetzopoulos), a very...

The LUX Prize, main cultural partner of the Venice Days

The poster of the 8th edition of the Venice Days might alude to one of the flagship titles of the British group The Police, released in 1979: "Message in a bottle..."   These world-renowned lyrics navigate a path between hope and fear – just as...