European Film Promotion (EFP) to spotlight 14 European films submitted for the Oscars in LA.
This year will again see EFP attempt to generate the greatest attention possible for several European films during the forthcoming awards season.
From Nov 6-14, EFP will screen 14 European films submitted for consideration as Best Foreign Language Film at the 2014 Academy Awards.
The line-up includes Drasko Durovic’s Ace of Spades - Bad Destiny from Montenegro, which is submitting a film for the first time as an independent country.
EFP’s film programme will be targeting Academy members, selected press, international buyers attending the American Film Market, and industry based in LA.
Financial support comes from the MEDIA Programme of the European Union, EFP member organisations, and some of the participating production companies.
The countries and films listed below will be participating in the LA screenings:
- Belgium: The Broken Circle Breakdown by Felix van Groeningen
- Bulgaria: Color of the Chameleon by Emil Hristow
- Croatia: Halima’s Path by Arsen Anton Ostojić
- Finland: The Disciple by Ulrike Bengts
- Germany: Two Lives by Georg Maas
- Greece: Boy Eating the Bird’s Food by Ektoras Lyzigos
- Iceland: Of Horses and Men by Benedikt Erlingsson
- Montenegro: Ace of Spades - Bad Destiny by Drasko Durovic
- Netherlands: Borgman by Alex van Warmerdam
- Norway: I Am Yours by Iram Haq
- Slovak Republic: My Dog Killer by Mira Fornay
- Slovenia: Class Enemy by Rok Bicek
- Spain: 15 Years and One Day by Gracia Querejeta
- Sweden: Eat Sleep Die by Gabriela Pichler
The screenings will be held at the Wilshire Screening Room in Beverly Hills.
A record number of 74 countries have submitted films for consideration in the Foreign Language Film category for the 86th Academy Awards.