The LUX Prize is the annual film competition promoting different views on some of the main social and political issues of the day. This year, the Scottish LUX Prize Film Days kick-off in three small communities. In cooperation with the Screen Machine, these prize-winning films will be brought directly to you.
The European Parliament’s LUX prize casts an annual spotlight on films that go to the heart of the European public debate. The Parliament believes that the cinema, a mass cultural medium, can be an ideal vehicle for reflection and debate on Europe and its future. LUX Prize films help to air different views on some of the main social and political issues of the day.
The other places that the Lux prize films will be screened are as follows and ticket bookings for these venues is from these pages:
- Inverness http://www.europarl.org.uk/en/office_edinburgh/h/lux-prize-film-days-2014.html
- Aberdeen http://www.europarl.org.uk/en/office_edinburgh/h/lux-prize-2014.html
- Perth http://www.europarl.org.uk/en/office_edinburgh/h/lux-prize.html
With 751 seats, including 73 from the UK, the European Parliament is the world’s largest international parliamentary body. It is also the most culturally diverse: its Members represent 28 countries with 24 official languages. The Parliament’s legislative powers make it a crucial player in the shaping of EU policies. Its remit covers key issues such as immigration, integration, poverty and freedom of expression and thought.