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EUROPEAN FILM AWARDS 2017

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Fifteen documentaries selected for the European Film Awards

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- Based on these nominations, the EFA Members will elect the European Documentary 2017 which will be announced during the awards ceremony on 9 December in Berlin

Fifteen documentaries selected for the European Film Awards
La Chana by Lucija Stojevic

The European Film Academy and EFA Productions have announced the EFA Documentary Selection, a list of 15 European documentaries recommended for a nomination for this year's European Film Awards. Ten documentary festivals have recommended to the committee one film each which has had its world premiere at the respective festival's latest edition. Chosen in co-operation with the European Documentary Network - EDN, these festivals are IDFA, CPH:DOX, Visions du Réel, DokLeipzig, Docslisboa, Thessaloniki Documentary Film Festival, Jihlava, Cinéma du Réel, Krakow Film Festival and Sheffield Doc/Fest.

Based on their recommendations and the films individually submitted, the documentary committee, consisting of EFA Board Members Roberto Cicutto (Italy), Vanessa Henneman (Netherlands) and Marek Rozenbaum (Israel), commissioning editor Sari Volanen (YLE, Finland) and documentary expert Paul Pauwels (European Documentary Network, Belgium) decided on the EFA Documentary Selection.

EFA Members will now vote for five documentary nominations. Based on these nominations, the EFA Members will then elect the European Documentary 2017 which will be announced during the awards ceremony on 9 December in Berlin.

These are the titles:

Austerlitz [+see also:
film review
trailer
film profile
]
Sergei Loznitsa (Germany)
Communion [+see also:
film review
trailer
film profile
]
Anna Zamecka (Poland)
Dead Donkeys Fear No Hyenas [+see also:
trailer
film profile
]
- Joakim Demmer (Sweden/Germany/Finland)
How to Meet a Mermaid [+see also:
trailer
film profile
]
Coco Schrijber (Netherlands/Denmark)
La Chana [+see also:
trailer
film profile
]
- Lucija Stojevic (Spain/Iceland/USA)
Liberami [+see also:
film review
trailer
film profile
]
- Federica Di Giacomo (Italy/France)
The Prince of Nothingwood [+see also:
film review
trailer
film profile
]
- Sonia Kronlund (France/Germany)
In Loco Parentis [+see also:
film review
trailer
film profile
]
- Neasa Ní Chianáin, David Rane (Ireland/Spain)
Stranger in Paradise [+see also:
film review
trailer
film profile
]
Guido Hendrikx (Netherlands)
Taste of Cement [+see also:
trailer
film profile
]
- Ziad Kalthoum (Germany/Lebanon/Syria/United Arab Emirates/Qatar)
The Good Postman [+see also:
film review
trailer
film profile
]
- Tonislav Hristov (Finland/Bulgaria)
The Venerable W. [+see also:
film review
trailer
film focus
interview: Barbet Schroeder
film profile
]
Barbet Schroeder (France/Switzerland)
The War Show [+see also:
film review
trailer
film focus
interview: Andreas Dalsgaard
film profile
]
Andreas Dalsgaard & Obaidah Zytoon (Denmark/Syria/Finland)
Ultra [+see also:
film review
trailer
film profile
]
Balazs Simonyi (Hungary/Greece)
West of the Jordan River [+see also:
trailer
film profile
]
- Amos Gitai (France)

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