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EUROPEAN FILM AWARDS 2019

Six debut films nominated for the European Film Awards

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- ANIARA, Atlantics, Blind Spot, Irina, Les Misérables and Ray & Liz vie for the European Discovery - Prix FIPRESCI award

Six debut films nominated for the European Film Awards
Atlantics by Mati Diop

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

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The nominees are:

European Discovery - Prix FIPRESCI
ANIARA [+see also:
film review
trailer
film profile
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- Pella Kågerman, Hugo Lilja (Sweden)
Atlantics [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Mati Diop
film profile
]
- Mati Diop (France/Senegal/Belgium)
Blind Spot [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Tuva Novotny
film profile
]
- Tuva Novotny (Norway)
Irina [+see also:
film review
trailer
film profile
]
- Nadejda Koseva (Bulgaria)
Les Misérables [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Ladj Ly
film profile
]
- Ladj Ly (France)
Ray & Liz [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Richard Billingham
film profile
]
- Richard Billingham (UK)

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

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