• Film Fest Gent unveils Nordic Programme

    The 43rd Film Fest Gent in Belgium is planning a special focus on Nordic cinema. So far the selection of Nordic films include Some confirmed are the Swedish Yarden (The Yard) by Måns Månsson, the Swedish/Norwegain/Danish drama De allvarsamme leken (A Serious Game) by Star Wars ‘actress turned director’ Pernilla August and, in line with its

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  • The Scandinavian films heading down under

    The Volvo Scandinavian Film Festival in Australia has announced its full programme. Among the line-up are some of the top films in Scandinavia this year, including Welcome to Norway!, Parents, The Idealist & The Fencer. The special guest at this years festival is Norwegian up and comer Jakob Oftebro, who has appeared in almost every major Scandinavian film from the

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  • Nordic Film Days in Istanbul, Turkey

    Scandinavian film is heading to Istanbul, Turkey this June with the Nordic Film Days. A selection of Scandinavian films from Sweden, Norway, Finland and Denmark will be screened at Akbank Sanat in central Istanbul. The films to be screened are the Finnish Mother of Mine and Good Son, Swedish We are the Best! and Stockholm Stories, Norwegian Victoria and Kon-Tiki, and the

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  • Scandinavian films at the Krakow Film Festival

    The Krakow Film Festival has kicked off in Poland, and features a special focus on Swedish film plus many exciting new Scandinavian films. You can get your tickets or more info here.   Here is the lineup at the festival: Documentary Competition Homo Sacer ‘The Sacred or the Accursed Man’ (DK/SWE) Directed by Lode Kuylenstierna

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  • Two Nordic Talents heading to Karlovy Vary

    Two Nordic emerging directors who are part of the Nordisk Film & TV Fund’s ‘New Talents’ program have been selected for the European Film Promotions ‘Future Frames’ programme at the Karlovy Vary International Film Festival. Somali-born Swedish director Ahmed Abdulli studied directing at Stockholm’s Academy of Dramatic Arts, and graduated last year with the short

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