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EUROPEAN FILM AWARDS 2020

European Film Awards selects 13 documentaries

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- The selection, from which five final nominations will be decided, features titles by Sébastien Lifshitz, Sergei Loznitsa and Alexander Nanau

European Film Awards selects 13 documentaries
Little Girl by Sébastien Lifshitz

The European Film Academy and EFA Productions have announced the EFA Documentary Selection, a list of 13 European documentaries recommended for a nomination for this year's European Film Awards. There are 14 European countries represented in this year’s EFA Documentary Selection.

The EFA Documentary Committee, consisting of EFA Board Members Graziella Bildesheim (Italy) and Henning Kamm (Germany) as well as documentary experts Veton Nurkollari (Kosovo), Rada Šešić (Bosnia and Herzegovina/The Netherlands/Croatia), Elena Subirà i Roca (Spain) and Alex Szalat (France) 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 2020’, which will be announced during the awards ceremony on 12 December in Reykjavik.

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The selected documentaries:

Acasa - My Home [+see also:
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interview: Radu Ciorniciuc
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- Radu Ciorniciuc (Romania/Germany/Finland)
Collective [+see also:
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- Alexander Nanau (Romania/Luxembourg)
I Am Not Alone [+see also:
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- Garin Hovannisian (Armenia)
Little Girl [+see also:
film review
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interview: Sébastien Lifshitz
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]
- Sébastien Lifshitz (France)
Once More Unto the Breach [+see also:
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interview: Federico Ferrone, Michele M…
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- Federico Ferrone & Michele Manzolini (Italy)
Saudi Runaway [+see also:
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- Susanne Regina Meures (Switzerland)
Self Portrait [+see also:
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- Margreth Olin, Katja Hogset & Espen Wallin (Norway)
State Funeral [+see also:
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- Sergei Loznitsa (Netherlands/Lithuania)
The Cave [+see also:
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- Feras Fayyad (Syria/Denmark/Germany/USA/Qatar)
The Earth Is Blue as an Orange [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Iryna Tsilyk
film profile
]
- Iryna Tsilyk (Ukraine/Lithuania)
The Euphoria of Being [+see also:
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- Réka Szabó (Hungary)
They Call Me Babu [+see also:
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- Sandra Beerends (Netherlands)
Walchensee Forever [+see also:
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- Janna Ji Wonders (Germany)

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