Invitation for media to the 2022 LUX Audience Award ceremony in Strasbourg | News


During the award ceremony in the plenary session in Strasbourg, the representatives of the three shortlisted films will speak about the European stories portrayed in their movies. They will also participate in a seminar for media.

Journalists will have the opportunity to interview any of the following people, representing the three nominated films:

  • FLEE
    Jonas Poher Rasmussen, film director (languages spoken – DK, EN)
    Monica Hellström, producer (languages spoken – DK, EN)
    Sebastian Meise, film director (languages spoken – DE, EN)
    Sabine Moser, producer (languages spoken – DE, EN)
    Jasmila Žbanić, film director and producer (languages spoken – Bosnian, DE, EN)
    Damir Ibrahimović, producer (languages spoken – Bosnian, DE, EN).

To apply for an interview, please fill in the online application.

The deadline for expressions of interest is Tuesday 31 May at midnight. Interview slots are limited and are scheduled for Tuesday 7 June and Wednesday 8 June before the award ceremony.

Please note that making a request does not guarantee an interview. The interviews may take place in English or in any other languages spoken by the films’ representatives, as indicated. No interpretation will be provided.

Your interview slot will be confirmed by Friday 3 June.

Other opportunities for journalists

Journalists are also invited to attend other events taking place in connection with the ceremony (all speakers still to be confirmed):

Press seminar in room WEISS S2.2, opened by EP Vice-President Evelyn Regner (S&D, AT)

Panel 1: Fighting discrimination: the role of the cinema

With representatives of films Great Freedom and Flee, MEP Sabine Verheyen (EPP, DE) , Chair of Committee on Culture and Education (CULT), Mike DOWNEY, President of European Film Academy

Panel 2: Times of war: Mirrors of reality

With representatives of films Flee and Quo vadis, Aida? and Srebrenica genocide survivor Munira SUBAŠIĆ and Chair of Delegation for relations with Bosnia and Herzegovina, and Kosovo Romeo Franz (Greens/EFA, DE)

Press conference with the winner of LUX Audience Award in 2022

Facebook Live with the winner, on European Parliament’s Facebook page.

Since 2020, the LUX European Audience Film Award has been 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 distribute 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.

Read more about the film selection process.

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