Five European debut films shortlisted for FIPRESCI Prix at European Film Awards

NEW DELHI: Five films have made it to the nominations for ‘European Discovery 2014 – Prix FIPRESCI, an award presented annually by the International Federation of Film Critics as part of the European Film Awards to a young and upcoming director for a first full-length feature film.

This year’s nominations were determined by a committee comprised of EFA Board Members Ilann Girard (France) and Dagmar Jacobsen (Germany), EFA Members Paul Negoescu (Romania) and José Luis Cienfuegos (Spain), as well as Krzysztof Kwiatkowski (Poland), Marco Spagnoli (Italy) and Neil Young (UK) as representatives of FIPRESCI, the International Federation of Film Critics.

The nominated films will soon be submitted to the more than 3,000 EFA members to elect the winner. The European Discovery 2014 – Prix FIPRESCI will then be presented at the European Film Awards Ceremony in Riga on 13 December and will be streamed live on

The films are: ‘10,000 KM’ from Spain, directed by Carlos Marques-Marcet; ‘71’ from the United Kingdom directed by Yann Demange; ‘Party Girl’ from France directed and written by Marie Amachoukeli, Claire Burger, Samuel Theis; ‘The Tribe’ from Ukraine written and directed by Myroslav Slaboshpytskiy; and ‘Wounded’ from Spain directed by Fernando Franco.

The European Film Awards 2014 are presented by the European Film Academy and EFA Productions with the support of the Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Latvia, the Riga City Council, Foundation Riga 2014, Creative Europe MEDIA Sub-Programme, FFA German Federal Film Board, German State Lottery Berlin, German State Minister for Culture and the Media, Medienboard Berlin-Brandenburg in co-operation with LTV and ZDF/ARTE.


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