EFA nominates three Documentaries

Press release # 16/2010

The European Film Academy proudly announces the nominations in the category EUROPEAN FILM ACADEMY DOCUMENTARY 2010 – PRIX ARTE. A committee consisting of EFA Board Member Despina Mouzaki (Greece), EFA Members Pierre-Henri Deleau (France) and Francine Brücher (Switzerland), experts Claas Danielsen (International Leipzig Festival for Documentary and Animated Film), Ally Derks (director IDFA, the Netherlands), and Jacques Laurent (producer, Belgium) has chosen three films for a nomination.

For the first time, the nominated documentary films will now be made available to all 2,300 members of the European Film Academy who will vote for the winner.

Nominated are:

ARMADILLO
, Denmark/Sweden
directed by Janus Metz
produced by Ronnie Fridthjof & Sara Stockman

MIESTEN VUORO (Steam of Life), Finland/Sweden
written & directed by Joonas Berghäll & Mika Hotakainen
produced by Joonas Berghäll

NOSTALGIA DE LA LUZ (Nostalgia for the Light), France/Germany/Chile
written & directed by Patricio Guzmán
produced by Renate Sachse

In association with the European culture channel ARTE, the winner will be presented at the 23rd European Film Awards on 4 December in Tallinn/Estonia.

The European Film Awards 2010 are presented by the European Film Academy e.V. and EFA Productions gGmbH with the support of European Capital of Culture Tallinn 2011, Estonian Ministry of Culture, the City of Tallinn, Estonian Cultural Endowment, Enterprise Estonia, Estonian Public Broadcasting, Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival and BDG.

Berlin, 27 October 2010