Today, the European Film Academy revealed the nominees for the main categories of the 36th European
Film Awards. The nominations are announced in an official nomination video in which teenagers from all
over Europe, all members of the newly launched European Film Club, present all nominated films and
protagonists. The winners will be revealed in the festive award ceremony that takes place on 9 December
• ANATOMY OF A FALL (ANATOMIE D'UNE CHUTE) directed by Justine Triet, produced by
Marie-Ange Luciani & David Thion (France)
• FALLEN LEAVES (KUOLLEET LEHDET) directed by Aki Kaurismäki, produced by Aki
Kaurismäki, Misha Jaari, Mark Lwoff & Reinhard Brundig (Finland, Germany)
• GREEN BORDER (ZIELONA GRANICA) directed by Agnieszka Holland, produced by Marcin
Wierzchosławski, Fred Bernstein & Agnieszka Holland (Poland, France, Czech Republic,
• ME CAPTAIN (IO CAPITANO) directed by Matteo Garrone, produced by Matteo Garrone,
Paolo Del Brocco, Ardavan Safaee & Joseph Rouschop (Italy, Belgium)
• THE ZONE OF INTEREST directed by Jonathan Glazer, produced by James Wilson & Ewa
Puszczyńska (United Kingdom, Poland, USA)
The nominations are based on the votes of 4,600 members of the European Film Academy who have been watching the films included in the annual Academy Selection. Now the Academy members will vote for the winners. These are the details of the awarding procedure.
The annual Academy Selection is based on and reflects the excellent quality of each film. During the selection process the Diversity & Inclusion Standards of the European Film Academy have been taken into consideration.
The European Film Awards honour the greatest achievements in European cinema. The ceremony of the European Film Awards – the most renowned and prestigious award for European film – is presented by the European Film Academy and European Film Academy Productions.
Berlin, 7 October 2023
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