Girl is also the official Belgian nominee for the Oscars. In addition to this it has also been nominated for the European Parliament’s LUX Film Prize. Next Tuesday (16 September) Girl will be the opening film at the Film Fest Gent film festival in the East Flemish city of Ghent.
Critics’ prize for Nos Batailles
Girl was not the only Belgian film to be honoured at an international film festival on Saturday. The Franco-Belgian director Guillaume Senez’s Nos Batailles won the Critic's Choice Award) at the closing ceremony of the Hamburg International Film Festival in Germany.