De drie beste Europese films van dit jaar zijn genomineerd voor de LUX-filmprijs door het Europees Parlement: Cold Case Hammarskjöld, The Realm en God Exists, Her Name Is Petrunija. Alle drie de films worden gratis vertoond op het LIFF, aangeboden door het Europees Parlement!

Wednesday 06 November

LUX: Cold Case: Hammarskjöld

Lux Film Prize

16:00 - 18:23 Kijkhuis 1

In 1961, United Nations Secretary-General Dag Hammarskjöld’s plane mysteriously crashed, killing Hammarskjöld and most of the crew. With the case still unsolved 50-plus years later, Danish journalist, filmmaker, and provocateur Mads Brügger (The Red Chapel, The Ambassador) leads us down an investigative rabbit hole to unearth the truth.

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Thursday 07 November

LUX: The Realm

Lux Film Prize

16:00 - 18:16 Kijkhuis 1

When a corrupt politician is made a scapegoat by his fellow colleagues, he must race against time to avoid prison by playing the system. This leads to a desperate realization about the corruption he helped maintain in this pulse-pounding new thriller.

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Friday 08 November

LUX: God Exists, Her Name Is Petrunya

Lux Film Prize

16:00 - 17:55 Kijkhuis 1

Every January, the local priest of a small Macedonian village throws a wooden cross into the river and hundreds of men dive after it. This time, Petrunya dives into the water on a whim and wins. A sympathetic movie with a fierce protagonist.

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LUX FILM PRIZE 2019

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