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EFA lauds “Act of Killing,” “L’Escale,” “L’Image Manquante”

The European Film Academy has nominated the three films for its best documentary award at the upcoming European Film Awards, including The Act of Killing (pictured).
November 4, 2013

The European Film Academy (EFA) has nominated the three films for its best documentary award at the upcoming European Film Awards.

The committee that made the European Documentary selection included Claas Danielsen, Ally Derks and Jacques Laurent, as well as EFA  board member Antonio Saura and EFA member Despina Mouzaki. The winner will be named at the European Film Awards on December 7 in Berlin.

The nominated films are below, with credits provided by the EFA:

The Act of Killing (pictured above)

Denmark/Norway/UK, 159 minutes
Directed by: Joshua Oppenheimer
Produced by: Signe Byrge Sørensen

L’Escale (Stop Over)
Switzerland/France, 100 minutes
Written and directed by: Kaveh Bakhtiari
Produced by: Elisa Garbar, Heinz Dill, Olivier Charvet and Sophie Germain

L’Image Manquante (The Missing Picture)
France/Cambodia, 90 minutes
Written and directed by: Rithy Panh
Produced by: Catherine Dussart

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