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GOODBYE BERLIN WINS EFA Young Audience Award 2017

07 Mai 2017

Young Juries in 31 European Countries Elect German film by Fatih Akin  In a truly European vote, 12-14-year-olds in AUSTRIA: St. Pölten & ViennaBELGIUM: BrusselsBOSNIA & HERZEGOVINA: SarajevoBULGARIA: SofiaCROATIA: ZagrebCZECH REPUBLIC: PragueDENMARK: AalborgESTONIA: TallinnFINLAND: HelsinkiGERMANY: Berlin & ErfurtGREECE: AthensHUNGARY: BudapestISRAEL: Tel....[...]

EFA Adds Seville’s Plaza de España to Treasures of European Film Culture

22 März 2017

The European Film Academy awards the Plaza de España in Seville the title “Treasure of European Film Culture”.  Originally designed and built as the main symbol for and most ambitious project of the 1929 Ibero-American Exposition world’s fair, Plaza de España is one of Seville's most iconic locations.  Plaza de España (picture: Fernando Ruso, Ayuntamiento de....[...]

6th EFA Young Audience Award Includes Record 36 Cities in 31 Countries

08 März 2017

Young Juries Across Europe Screen Nominees GOODBYE BERLIN, MY LIFE AS A ZUCCHINI and THE GIRL DOWN LOCH ÄNZI The European Film Academy (EFA) proudly announces and congratulates the three nominees for the EFA Young Audience Award 2017:  GOODBYE BERLIN TSCHICKDIRECTED BY: Fatih Akin WRITTEN BY: Lars HubrichPRODUCED BY: Marco Mehlitzfiction, GermanyThe trip of a....[...]

Protest for Arrested Director Oleg Sentsov

11 Februar 2017

On the occasion of a screening of THE TRIAL - THE STATE OF RUSSIA VS. OLEG SENTSOV by Askold Kurov, Agnieszka Holland, Volker Schlöndorff, the European Film Academy, and Amnesty International have protested against the incarceration of the Ukrainian director Oleg Sentsov. Presented by the Berlinale and the European film Academy as part of the Berlinale Special section,....[...]

Solidarity Instead of Flowers: EFA Turns 30

07 Februar 2017

As part of the section Berlinale Special, the Berlinale and the European Film Academy present THE TRIAL: THE STATE OF RUSSIA VS OLEG SENTSOVPremiere at the Haus der Berliner Festspiele in the presence of Imprisoned Director’s Cousin, Lawyer, Producers and Friends In May 2014, the Ukrainian filmmaker Oleg Sentsov, who was involved in supporting the Euro Maidan protests in....[...]