EU-supported film “The Square” wins Palme d’Or!

May 29, 2017

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Funding Scheme: 2017-05-29

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Three films supported by the EU’s Creative Europe MEDIA programme received awards at the Cannes Film Festival 2017. “The Square” (Sweden, Germany, France, Denmark) by Ruben Östlund won the highest prize “Palme d’Or”.


This year in total 20 films screened at the Festival had been developed or distributed with support of more than EUR 1.6 million from the EU’s Creative Europe MEDIA programme. This is the third year in a row that a film supported by Creative Europe MEDIA receives the prestigious Palme d’Or after “I, Daniel Blake” in 2016 and “Dheepan” in 2015.

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