Ten MEDIA-funded films nominated for Oscars 2017
In the running to take home an Oscar® at the 89th Academy Awards, which take place on 26 February, are ten films supported by Creative Europe.
Among them is the UK’s Florence Foster Jenkins, nominated for Best Actress in a Leading Role and Best Costume Design. The film’s release in a number of European countries has been supported through the Automatic distribution scheme.
Three films compete for Best Foreign Film: Toni Erdmann by Maren Ade, Land of Mine by Martin Zandvliet and A Man Called Ove by Hannes Holm.
The other MEDIA-funded nominations are:
- Elle by Paul Verhoeven
- Fire at Sea by Gianfranco Rosi
- I Am Not Your Negro by Raoul Peck
- The Red Turtle by Michael Dudok de Wit
- My Life as a Courgette by Claude Barras
- The Lobster by Yorgos Lanthimos
Image: Land of Mine by Martin Zandvliet received support through the Automatic distribution scheme.
Article by Tess Ritchie
23 Feb 2017