Six debut films nominated for the European Film Awards
- ANIARA, Atlantics, Blind Spot, Irina, Les Misérables and Ray & Liz vie for the European Discovery - Prix FIPRESCI award
The European Film Academy has announced the nominees for the European Discovery 2019 - Prix FIPRESCI, an award presented annually as part of the European Film Awards to a director for a first full-length feature film.
This year's nominations were determined by a committee comprised of EFA Board Members Mike Goodridge (UK) and Valérie Delpierre (Spain), festival programmers Azize Tan (Turkey) as well as film critics Marta Bałaga (Finland), Robbie Eksiel (Greece) and Michael Pattison (UK) as representatives of FIPRESCI, the International Federation of Film Critics.
The nominees are:
European Discovery - Prix FIPRESCI
ANIARA [+see also:
film profile] - Pella Kågerman, Hugo Lilja (Sweden)
Atlantics [+see also:
interview: Mati Diop
film profile] - Mati Diop (France/Senegal/Belgium)
Blind Spot [+see also:
interview: Tuva Novotny
film profile] - Tuva Novotny (Norway)
Irina [+see also:
interview: Martina Apostolova
film profile] - Nadejda Koseva (Bulgaria)
Les Misérables [+see also:
interview: Ladj Ly
film profile] - Ladj Ly (France)
Ray & Liz [+see also:
interview: Richard Billingham
film profile] - Richard Billingham (UK)
The nominated films will soon be submitted to the more than 3,600 EFA Members to elect the winner. The European Discovery 2019 - Prix FIPRESCI award will then be presented at the 32nd European Film Awards Ceremony on Saturday, 7 December, in Berlin.
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