The 19th edition of the Etoiles et Toiles du Cinéma Européen, organised by the Odyssée cinema in Strasbourg in co-operation with the Council of Europe and the Eurimages Fund, will begin on 3 October 2018 at 8.15 pm with the screening of the film Dogman by Matteo Garrone. A co-production between Italy and France, Dogman was supported by Eurimages and received the prize for Best Actor (Marcello Fonte) at this year’s Cannes Film Festival. It has also been nominated to represent Italy at the 2019 Oscars for Best Foreign Language Film. This year’s Etoiles et Toiles du Cinéma Européen showcases a selection of 12 feature film co-productions supported by Eurimages and will close on 8 November 2018 with the screening of the film Mademoiselle Paradis, (Austria, Germany) by Barbara Albert. On this occasion, the jury will award two honorific prizes:
- the Odyssée - Council of Europe Prize for Artistic Creation and
- the Odyssée - Council of Europe Prize for Human Rights
The event is not only an opportunity to discover the best in international art house cinema but also includes special evenings and meetings with the public. Further information can be found on the Odyssée cinema’s website.