• Baskavígin wins best documentary

    The Spanish/Icelandic documentary Baskavígin: The Slaying of the Basque Whalers has won Best Documentary Feature at the Richmond International Film Festival in the United States. Directed by Aitor Aspe, the documentary follows Icelandic scholar Jón Gudmundsson, who is waiting for the arrival of 86 Basque whalers on the shore of northern Iceland. What he doesn’t know is

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  • Tribeca Film Festival unveils competition

    The Tribeca Film Festival has unveiled parts of its 2017 edition, and among the lineup are two Nordic films. In the International Narrative Competition is Finland’s Tom of Finland, directed by Dome Karukoski. The film is about Touko Laaksonen, a decorated officer, who returns home after a harrowing and heroic experience serving his country in World War

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  • DRIB sold to Latin America

    Kristoffer Borgli’s upcoming film, Drib, has been sold for distribution in Latin America. The film, which mixes fiction and documentary, follows Amir Asgharnejad, an Oslo-based comedian and prankster who almost became the face of an energy drink. The film exposes media manipulation and sheds light on how art becomes commerce. Sales of Drib are handled by TrustNordisk. Drib

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