Illégal (Illegal) wins best director in Warsaw

The best director award at the 26th Warsaw Film Festival went to Belgian director Olivier Masset-Depasse for his film Illégal, a LUX Prize short listed film.
The Jury said "based on actual events, the direction of this film draws you in and...

LUX Prize screenings set to start

The European Parliament will start screening the three LUX Prize short listed films on 27 October. 736 Parliament members will be able to watch and vote for their favourite film over 4 weeks of screenings. Voting will close on 23 November.  The...

Public hearing on Cinema and European identities

The Committee on Culture and Education of the European Parliament and the LUX Prize are organizing a public hearing on 27 October to look into Cinema and European identities.
Wim Wenders, the renowned German film director and President of...

The three finalists speak out

Greek director Filippos Tsitos, Austrian director Feo Aladag and Belgian director Olivier Masset-Depasse talk about their film and what inspired them to make it.
Filippos Tsitos said the theme of his film Akadamia Platanos chose him...


Twenty seven young film lovers attended the 67th Venice International film festival which took place in September 2010.

Over 11 days, the youngsters – one from each of the EU’s 27 Member States – watched and...