Lux Film Days: Check out this year’s finalists in a cinema near you

| October 21, 2015 | 0 Comments

lux-competitors-925Coming soon to a screen near you: the three films short-listed for this year’s Lux Prize will be shown in more than 40 cities all over Europe, subtitled in all of the EU’s official 24 languages. During the Lux Film Days film lovers will have the chance to watch them for free and pick their own favourite. Meanwhile, the winner of this year’s Lux Prize, chosen by MEPs, will be announced during the plenary session in Strasbourg on 24 November.

The short-listed films
The finalists competing for the 2015 Lux Film Prize are: Mediterranea, Mustang and Urok (in English: The Lesson). The three films deal with current social issues such as migration, the position of women and girls, education and economic hardship.Watch the films in a cinema near you
The screenings started this week in Lithuania and Portugal and will continue throughout November and December. In many cases the screenings take place in cooperation with film festivals or theatres. For most countries, the screenings are also national premieres.

In the UK the films can be seen at the Barbican in London on 16, 17 and 18 November and the Screen Machine will show them in Lochgilphead on 30 October and in Brodick on 8 November. In Ireland they can be seen as part of the Cork Film Festival on 11 November. Details for other EU countries will be announced on the Lux Prize website.

Pick your favourite

Viewers can vote for their favourite film and one of them will be invited to the 2016 Karlovy Vary Film Festival to announce the result of the popular vote. To participate visit the official website of the Lux Prize.

About the Lux Prize

The Lux Prize is awarded every year by the European Parliament to promote European films, values and social issues.

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