Teona Mitevska’s film among the 2019 LUX PRIZE selection

God Exists, Her name is Petrunya in the official LUX PRIZE line-up revealed at Karlovy Vary,

Teona Mitevska's film, which premiered in the Berlinale, is a firm contender for the LUX Prize

The Official Selection have just been unveiled at the 54th Karlovy Vary International Film Festival.  Ten films will vie for the Lux Prize, an initiative supported  by the European Parliament.

The 2019 LUX Prize Official Selection

Clergy - Wojciech Smarzowski (Poland)
Cold Case Hammarskjöld - Mads Brügger (Denmark/Norway/Sweden/Belgium)
God Exists, Her Name Is Petrunija - Teona Strugar Mitevska (North Macedonia/Belgium/Slovenia/Croatia/France)
Her Job – Nikos Labôt (Greece/France/Serbia)
Honeyland - Tamara Kotevska and Ljubomir Stefanov (North Macedonia)
Invisibles – Louis-Julien Petit (France)
Ray & Liz – Richard Billingham (UK)
System Crasher – Nora Fingscheidt (Germany)
The Man Who Surprised Everyone – Natasha Merkulova and Aleksey Chupov (Russia/Estonia/France)
The Realm – Rodrigo Sorogoyen (Spain/France)


This year’s selection include a total of four female directors: Teona Strugar Mitevska (EWA member), Tamara Kotevska, Nora Fingscheidt and Natasha Merkulova