Discover the 27 young cinemagoers selected for Venice 2020!
From 27 European countries and representing the cinemas of the network
Europa Cinemas, the Lux Film Prize and Giornate degli Autori are proud to announce the list of the 27 European film-lovers who were selected from over 250 applications - coming from 60 cinemas of the network across Europe - to be part of the 11th edition of 27 Times Cinema.
Next September, for the 11th year in a row, the Villa degli Autori will become the house of European youth passionate about cinema. 27 Times Cinema is coming back thanks to the partnership of the Lux Film Prize, Europa Cinemas and the Giornate degli Autori who, in collaboration with Cineuropa, are bringing to Venice 27 young cinephiles, each representing a European country.
Since 2010, the 27 Times Cinema programme encourages the development of a community of young Europeans bonding over a shared passion for cinema.
This year the participants have been selected from over 250 applications - representing 60 cinemas part of the Europa Cinemas network across Europe.
These 27 Europeans, all aged between 18 and 25, will meet in Venice for the first time where they will spend two weeks together, breathing the atmosphere of a leading international film festival as official jury of the Giornate degli Autori selection. Along with Nadav Lapid – president of the jury –they will be awarding the GdA Director's Award (€20.000). After the Festival, their journey will continue back home where they will be actively involved in promoting a new LUX Prize European Audience film award by the European Parliament and the European Film Academy.
In the upcoming weeks, the Lux Film Prize, Europa Cinemas, Giornate degli Autori and Cineuropa will share more information about each of the 27 participants. What makes each of them so special? What is it that they love about cinema? Follow our socials to find out more!
Austria – Stadtkino (Vienna) – Daniel Morawitz
Belgium – Sphinx (Ghent) – Bo Alfaro Decreton
Bulgaria – Dom na Kinoto (Sofia) – Chris Zahariev
Croatia – Art-Kino (Rijeka) – Dina Uglešić
Cyprus – Rialto (Limassol) – Nikolas Zikopoulos
Czech Republic – Kino Scala (Brno) – Alzbeta Preissova
Denmark – Nicolai Biograf (Kolding) – Ida Thorsen
Estonia – Kino Soprus (Tallinn) – Emel-Elizabeth Tuulik
Finland – Kino Iiris (Lahti) – Iisa Arvelin
France – Jean Eustache (Pessac) – Helena Pokorny
Germany – Kino Atlantis (Mannheim) – Ella Knorz
Greece – Trianon (Athens) – Antonis Tsistrakis
Hungary – Budapest Film (Budapest) – Gödri Attila
Ireland – IFI (Dublin) – Mia Sherry
Italy – Cinema Lumière (Bologna) – Bianca Fabbri
Latvia – Splendid Palace (Riga) – Darta Vijgrieze
Lithuania – Skalvija (Vilnius) – Pijus Mačiulskis
Luxembourg – Ciné Starlight (Dudelange) – Joshua Thil
Malta – Spazju Kreattiv (Valletta) – Michelle Gruppetta
Netherlands – Rialto (Amsterdam) – Rowan Stol
Poland – Kino Pod Baranami (Krakow) – Aleksandra Jodłowska
Portugal – Trindade (Porto) – Gonçalo Almeida
Romania – Elvire Popesco (Bucharest) – Amalia Mititelu
Slovak Republic – Kino Lumiere (Bratislava) – Alica Bednarikova
Slovenia – Mestni kino Domzale (Domzale) – Nejc Feguš
Spain – Renoir (Madrid) – Verónica Valladares
Sweden – Zita (Stockholm) – Alexandra Hillström
Europa Cinemas Label
On that occasion, we are pleased to announce that the “Europa Cinemas Label” will be awarded in Venice for the 17th year in a row. A Jury of four Network exhibitors will attribute this award to one European film among the Giornate Degli Autori selection. More information coming soon!
The last three winners of the “Europa Cinemas Label” in 2019 & 2020 are:
HOPE by Maria Sødahl (Norway, Sweden and Denmark)
Berlinale – Panorama 2020
CORPUS CHRISTI by Jan Komasa (Poland and France)
Venice – Giornate Degli Autori 2019
MATERNAL by Maura Delpero (Italy and Argentina)
Locarno Film Festival 2019