Luke Dhonts feature debut ‘Girl’ is on the shortlist for the European Film Awards. Also the Flemish co-production ‘Cobain’ with Wim Opbrouck is at the contenders.
That has the Flemish Audiovisual Fund (VAF) Tuesday announced. The European Film Awards since 1988, awarded annually by the European Film Academy and are the most important film prizes in Europe.
The official nominations will be on Sunday, november 4, announced. The award ceremony will take place on Saturday 15 december in the Spanish Seville.
‘Girl’ was in world premiere in Cannes and clinched the Camera d’or for best first film way. The feature film debut of Lukas Dhont fell in the meantime also in the prizes at the festivals of Palic and Odessa.
The Flemish-Dutch-German co-production ‘Cobain’ is also a good chance on a nomination for the European Film Awards. ‘Cobain’ is the sixth film by the Dutch filmmaker Nanouk Leopold. The Flemish co-producer is A Private View and one of the leading roles is played by Wim Opbrouck.