Discover this year's Lux Film Prize finalists 

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  • Simultaneous screenings in several European countries, combined with live Twitter Q&A with crews in Amsterdam and Brussels
  • Additional screenings at the European Parliament and in cinemas across Europe
  • Winning film to be announced on 14 November in Strasbourg

Lux Prize 2017 shortlisted films will be screened simultaneously across Europe. MEPs will watch the films at the EP and vote for the winning film over the coming weeks.

The film receiving most votes will be unveiled in an official ceremony on 14 November during the plenary session in Strasbourg. The Parliament screenings will take place from 16 to 20 October and from 6 to 10 November.


This year, Parliament has also organised three screenings, coordinated with simultaneous screenings in several European countries, together with the European Commission’s Creative Europe programme from Amsterdam and Brussels on 8, 9 and 10 November.


  • BPM (Beats Per Minute) by Robin Campillo (France) will be screened in Amsterdam (EYE Filmmuseum) on 8 November at 30
  • BPM (Beats Per Minute) by Robin Campillo (France) and Western by Valeska Grisebach (Germany, Bulgaria, Austria) will be screened on 9 November in Brussels (Bozar) at 15.30 and at 19.30 respectively.
  • Sámi Blood, by Amanda Kernell (Sweden, Norway, Denmark) will be screened on 10 November in Brussels (Bozar) at 19.00


After the screenings, actors Nahuel Perez Biscayart and Arnaud Valois (BPM Beats Per Minute), director Valeska Grisebach (Western) and producer Lars Lindström with Henrik Zein (CEO Nordiskfilm) will take part in a live Twitter Q&A session.

The three finalists have been subtitled in the EU's 24 official languages and will be shown in all member states during the “Lux Film Days”. They will also be adapted for the visually and hearing impaired and they will be promoted during their international releases.