This section features the most interesting European films produced in the past two years. All films were recognized by both critics and viewers throughout Europe.
With an Irish musical comedy about growing up in the ‘80s, a documentary about the current alternative subculture in the Middle East, a film about the legendary band, Lucie, or one about jazzman Günter Baby Sommers, complete with his concert, this year’s DEF feels the beat.
Documentary Europe is a selection of exceptional EU documentary films which suit the big screen.
The children are...
This section, devoted to the European Parliament LUX Film Prize - an award that promotes European cinematography, values and social issues, will present the 2016 winner and other finalists.
Animation has never been a genre “just for kids”, many films have come about purely for grown-ups. And even when created with children in mind, there is often something in there for parents too. It is an area of film with immense possibilities for originality and can cross the boundaries of reality. What is the state of European animation today? A section for adults (and) children.