European Film Awards 2016
12 Filmfest Premieres in Selection
The European Film Academy and EFA Productions announced the titles of the 50 films on the 2016 EFA Feature Film Selection, that are recommended for a nomination for the European Film Awards 2016.
Nine of the selected feature films had their premiere at FILMFEST MÜNCHEN 2016
FRENZY (ABLUKA) by Emin Alper
Turkey, France, Qatar
THE HAPPIEST DAY IN THE LIFE OF OLLI MÄKI (HYMYILEVÄ MIES) by Juho Kuosmanen
Finland, Germany, Sweden
JULIETA by Pedro Almodóvar
MAMMAL by Rebecca Daly
Ireland, Luxembourg, Netherlands
THE OLIVE TREE (EL OLIVO) by Iciar Bollain
SIERANEVADA by Cristi Puiu
THE STUDENT (UCHENIK) by Kirill Serebrennikov
TIKKUN by Avishai Sivan
TONI ERDMANN by Maren Ade
Last week the EFA Documentary Selection was announced. Among the 15 European documentaries recommended for a nomination are three films of the 2016 Filmfest program:
A GERMAN LIFE (EIN DEUTSCHES LEBEN) by Christian Krönes, Olaf S. Müller, Roland Schrotthofer & Florian Weigensamer
LOST AND BEAUTIFUL (BELLA E PERDUTA) by Pietro Marcello
THE LAND OF THE ENLIGHTENED by Pieter-Jan De Pue
Belgium, Ireland, Netherlands, Germany
The over 3,000 members of the European Film Academy will vote for the nominations in the categories European Film, Director, Actor, Actress and Screenwriter. The nominations will be announced November 5. A 7-member jury will decide on the awards recipients in the categories European Cinematographer, Editor, Production Designer, Costume Designer, Hair & Make-up Artist, Composer and Sound Designer.
The 29th European Film Awards will take place December 10 in Wroclaw, European Capital of Culture 2016.