Here come the nominees for LUX – The European Audience Film Award 2024 

    The European Film Academy reveals the nominations for LUX – The European Audience Film Award, presented by the European Parliament and the European Film Academy in partnership with the European Commission and Europa Cinemas.


    These are the five nominated films:

    20,000 SPECIES OF BEES directed by Estibaliz Urresola Solaguren (Spain)

    THE TEACHER’S LOUNGE directed by İlker Çatak (Germany)

    FALLEN LEAVES directed by Aki Kaurismäki (Finland, Germany)

    ON THE ADAMANT directed by Nicolas Philibert (France, Japan)

    SMOKE SAUNA SISTERHOOD directed by Anna Hints (Estonia, France, Iceland)


    The announcement of the nominations marks the official kick-off of the 2024 LUX Audience Award: The five nominated films will now be subtitled in all 24 EU languages to be accessible to the widest audience possible. As of now the audience together with the Members of the European Parliament can watch and rate the nominees. During this “watch, rate & win” period the nominated films will be screened in theatres all over Europe. The rating will take place online on the LUX Awards’ platform. The winner will be determined by the general public and the Members of the European Parliament (each holding 50% of the vote) and announced during an award’s ceremony in March 2024. For more information go to