Georges presented Jeanne Balibar with the Best Actress award for her role in «Barbara» during the 23rd «Lumières Awards» in Paris on February 5th, 2018, an award given yearly by the international press. Five other leading ladies were nominated: Hiam Abbass (Une famille syrienne), Juliette Binoche (Un beau soleil intérieur), Emmanuelle Devos (Numéro une), Charlotte Gainsbourg (La Promesse de l’Aube), and Karin Viard (Jalouse).
The winners are decided by the 80 Lumière Academy members, journalists hailing from more than 30 countries. The Lumière Academy was founded in 1995 by Daniel Toscan du Plantier and American journalist Edward Behr to highlight the high esteem the Paris-based international press holds for French cinema. Roughly one hundred French films released theatrically in France in 2017 were initially in the running for a nomination.
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Video excerpt of Georges during the ceremony [1:03]
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