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Lux Prize 2015

News Alert - 24-11-2015
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EP President Martin Schulz has annouced the winner of this year's LUX Film. The winner is Mustang, by Deniz Gamze Ergüven. The movie about Turkish girls breaking with tradition of forced marriage was selected by the Members of the European Parliament.

The LUX Prize was established in 2007, as a tangible symbol of the European Parliament’s commitment to the European film industry and its creative endeavours.

No matter what individual, historical or social issue it illustrates, each film in the LUX Prize Official Selection gives a glimpse of Europeans — their lives, their convictions, their doubts, and their quest for identity.
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  1. Plenary session - Award of the LUX Prize    24/11/2015

EP President Martin Schulz will annouce the winner of this year's LUX Film on Tueday at a ceremony in the Plenary Chamber at 12.00.

The three finalists are:
  • Mediterranea, by Jonas Carpignano - Italy, United States, Germany, France, Qatar
  • Mustang, by Deniz Gamze Ergüven - France, Germany, Turkey, Qatar
  • Urok (The Lesson), by Kristina Grozeva and Petar Valchanov - Bulgaria, Greece


  1. Screenings of three films nominated for the LUX Film Prize 2015 starts in the EP    09/11/2015

The finalists competing for the 2015 LUX Film Prize are: Mediterranea, Mustang and Urok (The Lesson). The three films deal with current social issues such as immigration, position of women and girls, education and economic problems in society. The winning film will be selected by MEPs and announced on 24 November 2015 during the plenary session in Strasbourg.

  1. Previous Lux Prize laureate    01/11/2015

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