• NFI’s New Ways Norway scheme supports new films

    The Norwegian Film Institute has given development funding in the New Ways Norway scheme, which aims to support artistic audacity and progress of young, talented directors. Previous recipients of support from the New Ways Norway scheme include Iram Haq (I Am Yours, screened at Toronto International Film Festival), Ole Giæver (Out of Nature, screened at the

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  • Nordic documentaries win at the IDFA

    The International Documentary Festival Amsterdam has wrapped up, with a selection of Nordic documentaries taking out awards. The Norwegian/Swedish film Nowhere to Hide by Zaradasht Ahmed won the Best Feature Length Film and the Danish Who We Were by Sine Skibsholt won the Best First Appearance Award. Ahmed has directed other acclaimed films such as The Road to

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  • Cinephil picks up Norwegian documentary ‘Mogadishu Soldier’

    The Norwegian documentary Mogadishu Soldier has been picked up by sales agency Cinephil. Cinephil has an established relationship with the production company behind the documentary, Piraya Film, alongside co-producers Making Movies (Finland) and Wingman Media (Denmark). Mogadishu Soldier, directed by Torstein Grude, explores life in war-torn Somalia through the eyes of two Burundian soldiers deployed there

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