The European Film Academy has announced the nominations in the category EUROPEAN FILM ACADEMY DOCUMENTARY 2010 – PRIX ARTE. A committee consisting of EFA Board Member Despina Mouzaki (Greece), EFA Members Pierre-Henri Deleau (France) and Francine Brücher (Switzerland), along with Claas Danielsen (International Leipzig Festival for Documentary and Animated Film), Ally Derks (director IDFA, the Netherlands), and Jacques Laurent (producer, Belgium) has chosen three films for a nomination.
For the first time, the nominated documentary films will now be made available to all 2,300 members of the European Film Academy who will vote for the winner.
directed by Janus Metz
produced by Ronnie Fridthjof & Sara Stockman
MIESTEN VUORO (Steam of Life), Finland/Sweden
written & directed by Joonas Berghäll & Mika Hotakainen
produced by Joonas Berghäll
NOSTALGIA DE LA LUZ (Nostalgia for the Light), France/Germany/Chile
written & directed by Patricio Guzmán
produced by Renate Sachse
In association with the European culture channel ARTE, the winner will be presented at the 23rd European Film Awards on 4 December in Tallinn/Estonia.