Five short films nominated for the European Film Awards

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– The European Film Academy announces the nominees for the 2021 European Short Film category, as well as an award for innovative storytelling for the film by Steve McQueen Small Ax

My uncle tudor by Olga Lucovnicova

the European Cinema Prize announced the nominations for the 2021 European Short Film Award category. The short films program is organized by the European Academy of Cinema in cooperation with a series of film festivals across Europe. At each of these festivals, an independent jury presents one of the European short films in competition with an entry in the short film category of the European Film Awards. The last five short films were nominated from the final list by the participating festivals (this year they come from (VIENNA SHORTS – International Short Film Festival, Cannes Film Festival, Berlin International Film Festival, Locarno Film Festival and Sarajevo Film Festival). 4,100 members of the European Film Academy – film professionals from all over Europe – will vote for the winner to be presented at the 34th European Film Awards ceremony.

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The nominees for European short films are:

BellaThelyia petraki (Greece)
MovedSamir karahoda (Kosovo)
Easter eggsNicolas keppens (Belgium / France / Netherlands)
In the flow of wordsEliane Esther Bots (Netherlands)
My uncle tudorOlga Lucovnicova (Belgium / Portugal / Hungary / Moldova)

In addition, the European Film Academy honors the British director Steve mcqueen with the Award for Innovative Storytelling for its exceptional film collection Small Ax (Mangrove [+see also:
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, Rock lovers, Red, White and Blue, Alex Wheatle and Education), in the words of the academy, “an anthology of a multifaceted story that has never received the attention it deserves”. The Academy introduced this new category in 2020 to reflect the changes in the cinematic landscape and to celebrate the great innovative achievements of European storytelling.

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