LUX Award: invitation to interview the nominees on 16 April in Brussels 

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On the day of the ceremony, journalists will be able to interview representatives of the five films shortlisted for the 2024 LUX European Audience Film Award.

The following representatives of the nominated films are expected to attend the ceremony:

"20,000 Species of Bees" – Estíbaliz URRESOLA SOLAGUREN, Director

"Fallen Leaves" – Alma PÖYSTI, Actress

"On the Adamant" – Nicolas PHILIBERT, Director and Gilles SACUTO, Producer

"Smoke Sauna Sisterhood" – Anna HINTS, Director and Marianne OSTRAT, Producer

"The Teachers' Lounge" – Johannes DÜNCKER, Scenarist

To apply for an interview please fill this form before 10 April noon:

Confirmations will be sent by 12 April.

The interviews would take place on 16 April at the European Parliament.

Press conference

Immediately after the ceremony (around 19.15) a press conference with the winner will take place in Parliament’s Anna Politkovskaya press conference room (SPAAK 0A50).


The winner of the LUX European Audience Film Award will be announced on 16 April at 18.00 in the hemicycle of the European Parliament in Brussels.

The ceremony is open to the public. In order to attend, please register here before 8 April. Press representatives may attend without registration, however they need a valid accreditation to access the European Parliament. More on the accreditation process here.

Read more about the ceremony.


The LUX European Audience Film Award is awarded by the European Parliament and the European Film Academy, in partnership with the European Commission and the Europa Cinemas network.

The European Parliament established the LUX Film Prize in 2007 to help promote European films with high artistic quality that reflect cultural diversity in Europe and beyond, and that touch upon topics of common concern, such as human dignity, equality, non-discrimination, inclusion, tolerance, justice and solidarity.