LUX Audience Award

 Three films have been shortlisted for the second edition of the LUX Audience Award. To help choose the winner, we need your vote. Please rate the films you've watched using the scoring system: one star – poor to five stars – excellent.Voting opened on 12 December 2021. You have up until 25 May 2022, to change your rating. Only your most recent vote counts.Randomly selected participants will be rewarded: by voting, you may get the chance to attend the LUX Audience Award Ceremony, taking place on 8 June 2022 at the European Parliament in Strasbourg.

Wednesday

May 18

Wednesday May 18 5:00 PM

5:00 PM

Where are you going, Aida?

Free admission Aida, a local teacher-turned-interpreter working at a Dutch-run UN base near the town of Srebenica in 1995 Bosnia, finds herself with her back to the wall. As the Serbian army takes over, and the gun-toting men of General Ratko Mladic close in on the allegedly safe zone of Srebenica, thousands of Bosnians flock into the base camp begging for shelter, including Aida's family. Now, against the backdrop of false promises, bureaucracy, confusion, and fruitless, white-knuckle negotiations in the... more...
in Serbo-Croatian and Bosnian with Czech and English subtitles

Quo vadis, Aida?

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2020

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101 min

Directed by

Tuesday

May 17

Tuesday May 17 5:00 PM

5:00 PM

Great Freedom

Free admission In post-war Germany, not everybody can enjoy freedom. Hans, a man who undergoes repeated prison time as he keeps being punished for his desires, experiences its passage differently from his recurring cellmate Viktor, a convicted murderer in it for the long haul. We begin in 1968, with Hans again arriving in prison. Viktor, an amateur tattoo artist, offers to cover up the camp number on Hans' forearm. Over time, the two men will exchange moments of exposure and... more...
in German with Czech and English subtitles

Große Freiheit

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2021

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117 min

Directed by

Monday

May 16

Monday May 16 5:00 PM

5:00 PM

Flee

Free admission War-torn 1980s Kabul. Against the backdrop of the destructive Afghan War, violent civil conflict interrupts the carefree childhood of 11-year-old Amin, who finds himself forced to flee his home. But Amin manages to find refuge in Copenhagen as an unaccompanied minor. With his family scattered all over Europe, a now-36-year-old Amin looks back on the turbulent past and the attempts to hide his burgeoning sexuality, recounting well-hidden secrets and the pivotal events that shaped him as a person to his trusted companion.
in Danish with Czech and English subtitles

Flugt

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2021

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83 min

Directed by