KARLOVY VARY: Films from Hungary, Poland and Romania are
among the ten titles competing for the 2011 LUX Prize. The nominees were
unveiled during the Karlovy Vary IFF (www.kviff.com).
The Central European nominees include:
torinói ló (The Turin Horse) by Béla Tarr (Hungary, France, Switzerland,
Killing by Jerzy Skolimowski (Poland, Norway, Ireland, Hungary)
Morgen by Marian Crisan (France,
were announced by former festival artistic director and current artistic
consultant Eva Zaoralová, MEP Olga Sehnalová, and the director Feo Aladag and leading
actress Sibel Kekillis of the 2010 LUX Prize winner Die Fremde.
finalists out of the ten competing films will be revealed on 26 July 2011, and
the winner will be awarded at a ceremony in Strasbourg on 15-16 November. The
winner will receive financial support from the Parliament to subtitle the film
into the 23 European Union official languages, including an adaptation for
visually or hearing-impaired people and to produce a 35 mm print or a digital
cinema package for each member state