Lumières Award ( French: ) (sometimes called the Prix Lumières Prix Lumière or Lumière Award) is a French film award presented by the Académie des Lumières to honor the best in the French-speaking cinema of the previous year. The awards ceremony is organized by the Académie des Lumières which consists of over 200 representatives of the international press based in Paris. Today it is regarded as one of the most prestigious French film industry awards, equivalent to the Golden Globes Awards presented by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association.
21st Lumières Awards ceremony took place on 8 February 2016, at the Espace Pierre Cardin in Paris.  won the award for Best Film. Mustang  
History [ edit ]
The Lumières Award was initiated in 1995 by French producer
Daniel Toscan du Plantier and American journalist and ex- Newsweek's Paris correspondent Edward Behr. Their idea was to replicate the Golden Globes given by the foreign press in Hollywood. The Lumières Award is usually presented a month before  César Award, the French national film award.
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Directing board [ edit ]
The president of the academy is Grazyna Arata, the vice-presidents are Pauline Guilmot and Denitza Bantcheva, and the general secretary is Michela Secci.
Award categories [ edit ]
Current categories [ edit ]
Discontinued categories [ edit ]
World Audience Award
Best Foreign Film
Ceremonies [ edit ]
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