• Marie Grahtø Sørensen’s TEENAGE JESUS to pitch at L’Atelier

    The first feature project by Danish director Marie Grahtø Sørensen, Teenage Jesus, is selected for the development programme at the Cannes Festival. Teenage Jesus is developed from Grahtø Sørensen’s Teenland, which was her graduation film at the independent Super16 film school in Copenhagen. The project is one of fifteen potential new features whose filmmakers, while in Cannes, are

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  • The Yellow Affair brings genre to Cannes

    The Finnish-Swedish sales agency The Yellow Affair is bringing two Nordic genre films to the Cannes Market. The first of the two is Robin, a Danish psychological thriller about a traumatised woman who is found in a forest and claims to have witnessed a murder. The police cannot find anything to back her story, yet Robin

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  • Festival in Czech Republic to showcase Swedish film

    The 43rd Summer Film School Festival, which is held in Uherské Hradiště in the Czech Republic, will showcase Swedish films at the event. “We have been looking forward to Sweden because its cinematography is incredibly rich and interesting, both historically and at present,” LFS programme director Iva Hejlickova told the Prague monitor.  The festival will show

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  • Östlund’s THE SQUARE continues to sell at Cannes

    Ruben Östlund‘s new film The Square has continued to be popular at the Cannes Market, this time selling to Spain, Argentina and Poland. Previous deals include: US (Magnolia) UK (Curzon/Artificial Eye) Germany (Alamode) Sweden (TriArt) France and Benelux (Bac) Denmark/Iceland/Norway/Finland (Scanbox, with Arthaus in Norway and Finnkino in Finland) Switzerland (Xenis) Greece (Feelgood) Portugal (Alambique) Baltics (Must

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  • Festival: The Sydney Film Festival

    Denmark Big Time Directed by Kaspar Astrup Schröder As a kid, Ingels considered the flat roof on his parents’ house to be a waste of space – with considerable potential. His attitude to urban design was clearly in place from the start. Ingels’s projects in his homeland (VM Houses, Mountain Dwellings and 8 House) gained him

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