• Nordic DOX 2014

      The CPH:DOX festival has revealed the nominees in the NORDIC:DOX competition. There is a total of 16 films in the competition of which three are Danish. The Circus Dynasty will be the opening film in the NORDIC:DOX competition. For this year’s NORDIX:DOX, the CPH:DOX festival presents eight world premieres, seven international premieres and one

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  • Finnish Film Screening in France

    As part of the 33rd ‘Festival International du Cinema Ethnographique Jean Rouch‘ a Finnish film titled Olga: To My Friends will be screened as part of the official competition. The film was shot in Finland and Russia, and is directed by Paul-Anders Simma. The film will be screened at 2pm on the 11th of November at

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  • European Film Academy Announces Short Film Nominations

    The European Film Academy has released its list of short film nominations. Among them are two Nordic films: Sarajevo Short Film NomineeEmergency CallsHätäkutsuby Hannes Vartiainen & Pekka VeikkolainenFinland 2013, 15 min, documentary Ghent Short Film Nominee Whale ValleyHvalfjordby Guðmundur Arnar GuðmundssonDenmark/Iceland 2013, 15 min, fiction   The nominated films will soon be submitted to the over 3000 EFA members

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  • Chicago shines anniversary Spotlight on Scandinavia

    Opening with Norwegian actress-director Liv Ullmann’s Miss Julie [+] on 9 October, the 50th Chicago International Film Festival will this year focus on Scandinavia in its fourth Spotlight within the World Cinema programme, with 20 features and eight shorts. “Since 1967, we have had a tradition presenting and awarding films from Scandinavian masters, from Aki Kaurismäki and Fridrik Thor Fridriksson to Bille August and Tomas Alfredson,” said the

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  • Record Visitors At Helsinki’s Love & Anarchy

    The 27th Helsinki International Film Festival Love & Anarchy had much to celebrate on Sunday’s closing party as the event gathered the biggest crowd ever with 61,500 visitors and over 100 international film professionals. The festival’s executive director Sara Nordberg and artistic director Pekka Lanerva (pictured) were also handed out a plaque of recognition and

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  • Nordic Films Featured on Filminute

    Filminute, an international one-minute film festival has opened this week with films from 18 countries, including Finland and Norway. Click the links to view and vote for the films! Finland: ‘Introduction Video of Janne Anttila’ http://www.filminute.com/films/2014/introduction-video-of-janne-anttila Norway: ‘Substory’ http://www.filminute.com/films/2014/introduction-video-of-janne-anttila      

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  • Concrete Night wins at Finnish Film Week

    Finnish Oscar submission Concrete Night won Director of the Year for Pirjo Honkasalo and Producers of the Year for Mark Lwoff-Misha Jaaari at Helsinki’s Finnish Film Week. Having already swept the Jussi awards – the Finnish national film prize – winning six categories, including Best Film and Best Director, Concrete Night (Betoniyö), received the two prizes at

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  • Finnish Film Affair Thrills International Guests

    Looking for the next little gems to pick up at script stage for international sales or finished film to programme at home, international guests gathered for the 3rd Finnish Film Affair (FFA) in Helsinki were won over by the relaxed yet extremely professional event organised by Love & Anarchy Film Festival team, and most importantly,

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