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...

Interview of Feo Aladag, the director of “When we leave”

Extracts from the press conference at the Berlinale 2010 where she unveiled her film.
What first sparked this project?
Six years ago, I shot footage for Amnesty International on violence against women, and I did a lot of...