The Toronto International Film Festival 2016

For the second straight year, Cinema Scandinavia had the opportunity to view a few of the Nordic films on offer at the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF). The festival itself descends on Toronto every September, and always boasts an impressive line-up of Nordic films, acting as a veritable launch point for Nordic directors to enter North American consciousness.

Given the bustle of the festival and the scheduling conflicts that can arise, it is of course impossible to get to everything. Nevertheless, this group of five Nordic films still managed to prove diverse . . .


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Erik Anderson

Erik Anderson is a full time thinker and part time filmmaker from the Canadian West Coast. He holds an honours degree in Political Science from Concordia University, and is an MFA candidate in Film Production at York University in Toronto. His mother is originally from Norway and likes to remind him of this constantly...