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49 Feature Films Selected

21 August 2018

It is with great pleasure that the European Film Academy and EFA Productions announce the titles of the 49 films on this year’s EFA Feature Film Selection, the list of feature-length fiction films recommended for a nomination for the European Film Awards 2018! With 35 European countries represented, the list once again illustrates the great diversity in European cinema. In....[...]

15 Documentaries Selected

14 August 2018

It is with great pleasure that the European Film Academy and EFA Productions announce 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 suggested to the committee one film each which has had its world premiere at the respective festival’s latest edition. Chosen in....[...]

Oleg Sentsov: 3 Months Without Food

14 August 2018

North of the Arctic Circle, in Russia’s Prison Colony No.8 in Labytnangi, a man is starving because politics fail. The Ukrainian filmmaker Oleg Sentsov, who was involved in supporting the Euro Maidan protests in Kiev and who has opposed the annexation of Crimea by Russia, has been on hunger strike for over 90 days.  His lawyer Dmitry Dinze reports that during his hunger....[...]

EFA Honours Carmen Maura

25 Juli 2018

The European Film Academy takes great pleasure in presenting the honorary LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD to Carmen Maura for her outstanding career. Picture courtesy of Academia de las Artes y las Ciencias Cinematográficas de España, photographer: Alberto Ortega At the initial European Film Awards (EFAs) in 1988, Carmen Maura received the award for Best Actress in Pedro....[...]

European Film Academies Network: Free Oleg Sentsov!

06 Juli 2018

Oleg Sentsov in eighth week of hunger strike:EUROPEAN FILM ACADEMIES NETWORK APPEALS TO PRESIDENT PUTIN TO SHOW A HUMAN FACEacademy representatives at the annual meeting of FAN of Europe (picture: EFA) On Day 54 of Oleg Sentsov’s indefinite hunger strike the members of FAN of Europe, the European network of national film academies and the European Film Academy, representing....[...]

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