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THE 26th EUROPEAN FILM AWARDS: 46 Films in EFA Selection 2013

Tuesday, September 24
Berlin, 9 September 2013

As the European Film Academy and EFA Productions gGmbH just announced in Berlin, there are 46 films in this year’s EFA Selection, the list of films recommended for a nomination for the European Film Awards 2013. With 32 countries represented, from A(ustria) to U(nited Kingdom), the list once again illustrates the great diversity in European cinema. The selected films also cover a wide range of genres and themes from comedies to family, political and historical dramas, from thrillers to literature and theatre adaptations.

The EFA Selection 2013 includes Georgian In Bloom
Germany/Georgia/France, 104 min
DIRECTED BY: Nana Ekvtimishvili & Simon Gross
WRITTEN BY: Nana Ekvtimishvili
PRODUCED BY: Simon Gross, Marc Waechter & Guilleaume de Seille

In the coming weeks, the 2,900 members of the European Film Academy will vote for the nominations in the categories European Film, Director, Actor, Actress and Screenwriter. The nominations will then be announced on 9 November at the Seville European Film Festival in Spain. A 7-member jury will decide on the awards recipients in the categories European Cinematographer, Editor, Production Designer, Costume Designer, Composer and Sound Designer.

The 26th European Film Awards with the presentation of the winners – streamed live on - will take place in Berlin on 7 December.