The European Film Academy announced the nominees for the European Discovery 2019 – Prix FIPRESCI, presented to a director for a first full-length feature film.
Blind Spot (Blindsone)(2018)
NAME OF FILM: BLIND SPOT
DIRECTOR(S): TUVA NOVOTNY
STARRING: Pia Tjelta, Anders Baasmo Christiansen, Oddgeir Thune, Per Frisch, Marianne Krogh
GENRE: Drama Film
SYNOPSIS: Blind Spot centres on a mother as she struggles to understand her teenage daughter’s crisis, when tragedy strikes the whole family.
Five films from the five Nordic countries of Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden, have been selected as candidates for the Nordic Council Film Prize 2019.
WOMAN AT WAR, OUR BODIES OUR DOCTORS Win Audience Awards at 42nd Portland International Film Festival
Woman at War (Iceland/France/Ukraine) by director Benedikt Erlingsson took the top audience prize for Best Narrative Feature at the 42nd Portland International Film Festival.
Between Two Waters (Entre dos aguas) by Isaki Lacuesta won the top prize, Golden Shell for Best Film at the 2018 San Sebastian International Film Festival.
The Toronto International Film Festival revealed the 46 breakout films from 50 international storytellers that will screen in its 2018 Discovery lineup,
L’homme fidèle / A Faithful Man (Louis Garrel), Baby (Liu Jie), Alpha, the Right to Kill (Brillante Mendoza), In Fabric (Peter Strickland), Beautiful Boy (Felix Van Groeningen) and Blind Spot (Tuva Novotny) will compete for the Golden Shell