Lux Film Prize cinema screenings - London, November 2014
As part of the UK Film Festival and co-inciding with Parliament Week three LUX prize-winning films have been premiered in London on 17-19 November. These films were the very first to be screened at the brand new Mondrian cinema on London's Southbank.
The three films are listed here.
Ida - A film by Pawel Pawlikowski (Poland/Denmark) 2013
Monday 17th November at 7.30pm
Anna, a young novitiate nun in 1960s Poland, is on the verge of taking her vows when she discovers a dark family secret dating back to the years of the Nazi occupation.
Girlhood - A film by Céline Sciamma (France) 2014
Wednesday 19th November at 7.30pm
Oppressed by her family setting, dead-end school prospects and the boys law in the neighborhood, Marieme starts a new life after meeting a group of 3 free-spirited girls. She changes her name, her dress code, and quits school to be accepted in the gang, hoping that this will be a way to freedom.
Class Enemy - A film by Rok Bicek (Slovenia) 2013
Tuesday 18th November at 7.30pm
Relations between the students and the new teacher of German are extremely tense. When one female student commits suicide, her schoolmates blame the teacher for her death. An awareness that things are not quite so black and white comes too late... (based on true events).