The Pianist, Good Bye, Lenin! and Bend It Like Beckham are among the films nominated for the Guild of German Arthouse Cinemas' Film Awards.

The five films competing in the German Films category are: Doris Doerrie's Naked, Wolfgang Becker's Good Bye, Lenin!, Thomas Riedelsheimer's documentary Rivers And Tides, Fatih Akin's Solino and Andreas Dresen's Grill Point.

The winner of the Foreign Films category will be decided between Frida, Bowling For Columbine, The Pianist, Bend It Like Beckham and Une Hirondelle A Fait Le Printemps.

Two winners from each category will be announced at an awards ceremony held in Marburg's Cineplex cinema during the Guild's AGM on July 2.