Six Debut Films Nominated for the European Film Awards 2019

The European Film Academy informs

The European Film Academy congratulates 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 programmer Azize Tan (Turkey) as well as film critics Marta Balaga (Finland), Robbie Eksiel (Greece) and Michael Pattison (UK) as representatives of FIPRESCI, the International Federation of Film Critics. 

Nominated are: 

Sweden, Denmark
Written & Directed by Pella Kagerman & Hugo Lilja
Produced by Annika Rogell

France, Senegal, Belgium
Directed BY Mati Diop
Written by Mati Diop & Olivier Demangel
Produced by Judith Levy

Blind Spot     
Norway, Denmark
Written & Directed by Tuva Novotny
Produced by Elisabeth Kvithyll

Directed by Nadejda Koseva
Written by Nadejda Koseva, Svetoslav Ovcharov &  Bojan Vuletic
Produced by Stefan Kitanov

Les Misérables
Directed by Ladj Ly
Written by Ladj Ly, Giordano Gederlini & Alexis Manenti
Produced by Christophe Barral & Toufik Ayadi

Ray & Liz
Written & Directed by Richard Billingham
Produced by Jacqui Davies

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 will then be presented at the 32nd European Film Awards Ceremony on Saturday, 7 December, in Berlin. 

Berlin, 8 October 2019

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