Acasa, My Home

Source: Thessaloniki Documentary Festival

Acasa, My Home

The 13 documentaries up for the 2020 European Film Awards have been announced.

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There are 14 European countries represented in the selection and EFA members will now vote for a shortlist of five.

The titles include Radu Ciorniciuc’s Acasă, My Home, which won the cinematography award when it debuted at Sundance in January, and Alexander Nanau’s Collective, first seen at Venice at Toronto last year and winner of Zurich’s top Golden Eye prize.

Others include Sergei Loznitsa’s State Funeral, which also debuted at Venice and Toronto, and The Earth Is Blue As An Orange, which won filmmaker Iryna Tsilyk the Sundance directing award.

Oscar and four-time Emmy nominee The Cave by Feras Fayyad is also among the selection as well as Janna Ji Wonders’ Walchensee Forever, which won the Compass-Perspektive award at the Berlinale

The European Film Academy previously announced the first wave of feature films considered for nomination.

Nominations will be announced on November 7 at the Seville European Film Festival and the 33rd European Films Awards is set to take place on December 12 in Reykavik, Iceland.

Acasă, My Home (Rom-Ger-Fin)
Dir. Radu Ciorniciuc

Collective (Rom-Lux)
Dir. Alexander Nanau

I Am Not Alone (Arm)
Dir. Garin Hovannisian

Little Girl (Fr)
Dir. Sébastien Lifshitz

Once More Unto The Breach (It)
Dirs. Federico Ferrone, Michele Manzolini

Saudi Runaway (Swi)
Dir. Susanne Regina Meures

Self Portrait (Nor)
Dirs. Margreth Olin, Katja Hogset, Espen Wallin

State Funeral (Neth-Lit)
Dir. Sergei Loznitsa

The Cave (Syr-Den)
Dir. Feras Fayyad

The Earth Is Blue As An Orange (Ukr-Lit)
Dir. Iryna Tsilyk

The Euphoria Of Being (Hun)
Dir. Réka Szabó

They Call Me Babu (Neth)
Dir. Sandra Beerends

Walchensee Forever (Ger)
Dir. Janna Ji Wonders