21 X NEW YORK
21 X NEW YORK

15 European documentaries have been shortlisted for a nomination for this year’s European Film Awards – European Documentary 2016.  Ten documentary festivals have recommended to the committee one film each which has had its world premiere at the respective festival’s latest edition.

EFA Members will now vote for five documentary nominations. Based on these nominations, the EFA Members will then elect the ‘European Documentary 2016’ which will be announced during the awards ceremony on December 10, in Wroclaw, European Capital of Culture 2016.

EFA DOCUMENTARY SELECTION 2016

21 X NEW YORK
21 X NOWY JORK

Poland
71 min.
WRITTEN & DIRECTED BY Piotr Stasik
PRODUCED BY Agnieszka Wasiak

 

A FAMILY AFFAIR
Netherlands / Belgium
115 min.
WRITTEN & DIRECTED BY Tom Fassaert
PRODUCED BY Wout Conijn

A GERMAN LIFE
EIN DEUTSCHES LEBEN
Austria
113 min.
DIRECTED BY Christian Krönes, Olaf S. Müller, Roland Schrotthofer & Florian Weigensamer
WRITTEN BY Florian Weigensamer
PRODUCED BY Roland Schrotthofer & Christian Krönes

BECOMING ZLATAN
DEN UNGE ZLATAN

Sweden / Netherlands / Italy
95 min.
DIRECTED BY Fredrik & Magnus Gertten
WRITTEN BY Jesper Osmund, Fredrik Gertten & Magnus Gertten
PRODUCED BY Margarete Jangård & Lennart Ström

DÉJÀ VU
Denmark
88 min.
WRITTEN & DIRECTED BY Jon Bang Carlsen
PRODUCED BY Marianne Christensen & Jon Bang Carlsen

EUROPE, SHE LOVES
Switzerland / Germany
99 min.
DIRECTED BY Jan Gassmann
PRODUCED BY Lisa Blatter, Jan Gassmann, Andreas Hörl, Florian Schneider & Maren Lüthje

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_wdq8NTZ4tw

FIRE AT SEA
FUOCOAMMARE

Italy / France
106 min.
WRITTEN & DIRECTED BY Gianfranco Rosi
PRODUCED BY Donatella Palermo, Gianfranco Rosi, Serge Lalou, Camille Laemle, Roberto Cicutto, Paolo Del Brocco, Martine Saada & Olivier Pere

HERR VON BOHLEN
Germany
90 min.
WRITTEN & DIRECTED BY André Schäfer
PRODUCED BY Jonas Niewianda

LOST AND BEAUTIFUL
BELLA E PERDUTA

Italy
87 min.
DIRECTED BY Pietro Marcello
WRITTEN BY Maurizio Braucci & Pietro Marcello
PRODUCED BY Sara Fgaier & Pietro Marcello

MALLORY
Czech Republic
97 min.
WRITTEN & DIRECTED BY Helena Třeštíková
PRODUCED BY Kateřina Černá & Pavel Strnad

MR. GAGA
Israel / Sweden / Germany / Netherlands
100 min.
WRITTEN & DIRECTED BY Tomer Heymann
PRODUCED BY Barak Heymann

THE EVENT
СОБЫТИЕ (SOBYTIE)
Netherlands / Belgium
74 min.
WRITTEN & DIRECTED BY Sergei Loznitsa
PRODUCED BY Sergei Loznitsa, Maria Choustova & Nicola Mazzanti

THE LAND OF THE ENLIGHTENED
Belgium / Ireland / Netherlands / Germany
87 min.
DIRECTED BY Pieter-Jan De Pue
WRITTEN BY Pieter-Jan De Pue & David Dusa
PRODUCED BY Bart Van Langendonck

THE LONGEST RUN
Ο ΠΙΟ ΜΑΚΡΥΣ ΔΡΟΜΟΣ (O PIO MAKRIS DROMOS)

Greece
74 min.
WRITTEN & DIRECTED BY Marianna Economou
PRODUCED BY Marianna Economou & Spiros Mavrogenis

WE’LL BE ALRIGHT
BREF MANUEL DE LIBERATION

France
78 min.
WRITTEN & DIRECTED BY Alexander Kuznetsov
PRODUCED BY Rebecca Houzel

WE'LL BE ALRIGHT
WE’LL BE ALRIGHT

In Siberia, Russia, Alexander Kuznetsov follows Yulia & Katia who went from an orphanage to a neuropsychiatric institution. Deprived of freedom, work and family, they had no say in it and getting those fundamental rights back is a long and painful bureaucratic process. WE’LL BE ALRIGHT is their path to freedom.

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