Monday, 22 July 2013

Lux Prize films at Just

THE European Parliament and the Lux Prize have partnered with Just Festival to bring to screen four films that were contenders for the prize in previous years. All the screenings will take place in Edinburgh's Filmhouse.

The fiims show as follows:

4 August 2013 at 17:45
Le silence de Lorna
Jean-Pierre and Luc Dardenne
Belgium France Italy 2008 • 1h55m
French/English subtitles
A young Albanian woman is stuck in a strategic marriage set up by a Russian gangster.
Q&A tbc

8 August 2013 at 18:00
Ill├ęgal
Olivier Masset-Depasse
Belgium France Luxemburg 2010 • 1h35m
French/English subtitles
Tania has been living illegally in Belgium with her 14 year old son. Refused asylum from Russia she lives in constant fear of being caught.
Q&A with Liz Leonard

15 August 2013 at 18:00
R: hit first, hit hardest
Michael Noer, Tobias Lindholm
Denmark 2010 • 1h36m
Danish/English subtitles
R has been sent to prison for violent assault. Determined to stay out of harm's way, he faces the challenge of navigating prison culture.
Q&A with Alex Dunedin

22 August 2013 at 18:00
Kalinovski Square
Yury Khashchavatski
Belarus/Estonia 2007 • 1h27m
Belarussian/English subtitles
A documentary exploring the demonstrations on Kalinovski Square after the elections on 19 March 2006 in Belarus.
Q&A with Dr Alan G. Flowers

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