LUX Film Days 2022 kick off

– The three films nominated for the LUX Audience Award 2022 will participate in simultaneous screenings across Europe as part of the LUX Audience Week

After a successful edition last year, which had to be adapted due to the limitations imposed by the pandemic (offering alternatives such as a Virtual Cinema platform and numerous online and hybrid events), the LUX Film Days are back this year in full force. From last week and until May 25, the three films nominated for the 2022 LUX Audience Award for the European Parliament and the European Film AcademyFlee [+see also:
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by sebastian meiseand Where are you going, Aida? [+see also:
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by Jasmila Zbanic — will be screened at festivals and elsewhere in Europe as part of the LUX Film Days campaign.

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Over the next few months, these three famous titles will be screened free of charge at various events organized in collaboration with the European Parliament Liaison Offices in the various Member States. Some of these screenings will be presented by Members of the European Parliament and young local moviegoers who participated in the Cinema 27 Times initiative at the Venice Film Festival, becoming LUX ambassadors in their respective countries.

The highlight of this campaign will be the LUX Audience Week, which will take place on March 29, 31 and April 1, with simultaneous screenings from Brussels and a dozen other cities in Europe, followed by question and answer sessions with the teams. of filming. These debates will be moderated by the editor-in-chief of Cineuropa Domenico La Porta, Stanislaus Ide and Elli Mastorouand broadcast live on LUX Audience Award Facebook Page. Tickets for screenings are free and available on participating theater websites on a first-come, first-served basis (a list of theaters can be found below).

Meanwhile, all future screenings will be regularly updated at the LUX Audience Award’s official website, where the public can still cast their vote for their favorite movies until May 25. In addition, through voting, participants will have the opportunity to win a trip to Strasbourg for the LUX 2022 Audience Award ceremony, which will take place on June 8 during the plenary session of the European Parliament in Strasbourg, where the meet the winner.

The following cinemas will participate in LUX Audience Week 2022:

Where are you going, Aida?
Tuesday, March 29, 2022, 19:00 CET
AustriaVienna, Stadtkino
BelgiumLe Palace Cinema, Brussels
Czech RepublicBio Central, Hradec Kralove
CyprusRio Cinemas, Limassol
EstoniaTartu, Tartu Elektriteatro
FinlandLahti, Kino Iris
FranceParis, The Warehouse
IrelandDublin, Lighthouse
IrelandGalway, Palace
latviaRiga, K. Suns
maltValletta, Creative Space
NetherlandsRotterdam, KINO
PolandKrakow, Kino Pod Baranami
SpainMadrid, Renoir

great freedom
Thursday, March 31, 7:00 p.m. CET
BelgiumBrussels, Cinema des Galeries
DenmarkOdense, Cafe Biografen
EstoniaTallinn, Kino Artis
FinlandEspoo, Kino Tapiola
GermanyHamburg, Abatton
HungaryPecs, Apollo Cinema
ItalyNaples, Very modern
luxembourgLuxembourg, Utopia
PortugalLisbon, Ideal Cinema
RomaniaBucharest, Elvire Popesco
SlovakiaBratislava, Luz Kino

Friday, April 1, 7:00 p.m. CET
BelgiumBrussels, Cinema des Galeries
CroatiaRijeka, Art Kino
DenmarkCopenhagen, Grand Theater
FinlandHelsinki, Orion
GermanyMannheim, ODEON
latviaRiga, Splendid Palace
luxembourgLuxembourg, Utopia
RomaniaCluj, Victoria Cinema
SloveniaLjubljana, Kinodvor

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