Lumière Film Festival

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For the annual film awards ceremony, see Lumières Award.
Lumière Film Festival
Location Lyon, France
Founded 2009
www.festival-lumiere.org/en/

The Lumière Film Festival is an annual film festival held each October in Lyon, France since 2009. The festival is named in honor of the Lumière Brothers, who invented the Cinematography in Lyon in 1895, and is organized by the Institut Lumière.

The festival focuses on the history of cinema with the line-up dedicated to the works of the past through restored prints, retrospectives and tributes.[1]The Lumière Award (Prix Lumière), an award that recognizes the achievement and contributions of an international film personality, is also presented annually at the festival.[2]

Lumière Award recipients[edit]

Year Recipient Note(s)
2009 Clint Eastwood [3]
2010 Miloš Forman [4]
2011 Gérard Depardieu [5]
2012 Ken Loach [6]
2013 Quentin Tarantino [7]
2014 Pedro Almodóvar [2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Girard-Perregaux, Tribute to Quentin Tarantino, Lumière Award 2013". Watchonista. Retrieved 21 October 2014. 
  2. ^ a b "Pedro Almodóvar, Lumière Award 2014". Lumière. Retrieved 21 October 2014. 
  3. ^ "Clint Eastwood, premier lauréat du prix Lumière". Le Figaro. Retrieved 21 October 2014. 
  4. ^ "Prix Lumière : Milos Forman". Lumière. Retrieved 21 October 2014. 
  5. ^ "Prix Lumière 2011 : Gérard Depardieu !". Lumière. Retrieved 21 October 2014. 
  6. ^ "The Lumière Award presented to Ken Loach". Lumière. Retrieved 21 October 2014. 
  7. ^ "Reliving the Lumière Award Ceremony 2013". Lumière. Retrieved 21 October 2014.