still from Land of Mine film

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

See the full list of nominations and find out how to live-stream the event on the Oscars website.

Image: Land of Mine by Martin Zandvliet received support through the Automatic distribution scheme.

Tess Ritchie
http://www.creativeeuropeuk.eu/who_we_are