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NRK documentary wins prestigious Prix Europa 2015

In a strong and varied Current Affairs category, some common themes emerged: how to protect the rights of the citizen from the encroaching powers of the internet; and how to meet the needs of migrants seeking a new life in Europe.

But the outstanding film of this year was a complete one-off: a delightfully witty, highly individual glimpse behind the normally closed doors of one of the world’s most prestigious bodies, the Nobel Prize committee. As well as providing a rare insight into the idiosyncratic ways of the committee itself, the film offers a shrewd and revealing look at the political fall-out that can follow its more controversial decisions - most notably its recent award of the Peace Prize to the Chinese dissident, Liu Xiaobo.

A beautifully crafted piece of story-telling - and a real treat…
 

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