LUX Audience Award

11 Dec: Flee, Great Freedom and Quo Vadis Aida? will compete for LUX Audience Award

(Source: European Parliament)

During a ceremony on Saturday, the three films shortlisted for the 2022 LUX Audience Award were revealed at the European Film Awards in Berlin.

Chair of the European Parliament’s Committee on Culture and Education Sabine Verheyen (EPP,DE) said:

“European cinema is a mirror of our society. It is one of the easiest ways to communicate our European values such as equality, freedom of expression and democracy. We as the Culture Committee are extremely proud of it.

The films nominated to win the LUX Audience Film Award are, as always, of high artistic quality and each represents a …

09 Jun: LUX Audience Award 2021 goes to Collective

(Source: European Parliament)

President David Sassoli awarded the 2021 LUX Audience Award to Collective during a ceremony in Strasbourg on Wednesday.

“After the period we have just lived through, the need for people to come together, not only in spaces made for debate, but also in places like cinemas, is growing and urgent”, said David Maria Sassoli (S&D, IT)  during the ceremony, which took place in Strasbourg as well as online.

Accepting the award, director Alexander Nanau paid tribute to the victims and families involved in the tragedy and the independent press that uncovered it. “We want to fight corruption in Europe …