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LUX Film Prize 2017
10 November 2017 - 12 November 2017
Dates and Times: Friday 10 November, 6:00PM; Saturday 11 November, 8:30PM
Elle Marja, 14, is a reindeer-breeding Sámi girl. She starts dreaming of another life, after she is exposed to the racism of the 1930’s. The race biology examinations at her boarding school also drive her to consider changing her situation. To achieve this other life she has to become someone else and break all ties with her family and culture.
Duration: 110 mins
Language: Swedish with English subtitles
Creative Team: Amanda Kernell (Screenplay), Sophia Olsson and Petrus Sjövik (Cinematography), Anders Skov (Film editing)
With the Participation of: Lene Cecilia Sparrok, Mia Erika Sparrok, Maj Doris Rimpi
Dates and Times: Friday 10 November, 8:30PM; Sunday 12 November, 8:30PM
A group of German workers set off to a construction site in the border region between Bulgaria and Greece. The foreign land awakens the men’s sense of adventure. Cultural differences and language barriers force them to confront their own prejudice and mistrust. This situation stirs up a sense of competition within these men, who are then driven to compete for recognition and favor from the local villagers.
Duration: 119 mins
Language: German with English subtitles
Creative Team: Valeska Grisebach (Screenplay and Production), Bernhard Keller (Cinematography), Bettina Böhler (Film editing)
With the Participation of: Meinhard Neumann, Reinhardt Wetrek, Waldemar Zang
120 Beats Per Minute
Dates and Times: Saturday 11 November, 6:00PM; Sunday 12 November, 6:00PM
Set in Paris in the early 1990s, a group of young activists is desperately tied to finding the cure against an unknown lethal disease. They target the pharmaceutical labs that are retaining potential cures, and multiply direct actions, with the hope of saving their lives as well as the ones of future generations.
Duration: 144 mins
Language: French with English subtitles
Creative Team: Robin Campillo (Screenplay and Editing), Jeanne Lapoirie (Cinematography), Hugues Charbonneau and Marie-Ange Luciani (Production)
With the Participation of: Adèle Haenel, Arnaud Valois, Antoine Reinartz