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‘Out Stealing Horses’ added to the Berlin Film Festival
The new Norwegian film from Hans Petter Moland, Out Stealing Horses, has been selected for Competition at this year’s Berlin International Film Festival. Starring Scandi favourite Stellan..
Three Nordic films to screen in Rotterdam’s Tiger Section
Three exciting new Nordic films have been selected to screen at this year’s Tiger Competition at the International Film Festival Rotterdam. The festival runs from..
A selection of Nordic films to screen in Prague
A selection of Nordic films will screen at the Scandi Festival, a yearly event taking place in Prague, Czech Republic. The fifth edition of the Scandi..
Finland’s ‘Aurora’ picked up by LevelK
The upcoming Finnish film Aurora has been picked up by LevelK for international sales, Variety reports. This romantic comedy-drama is set in the snowy Finnish..
The Sound of ‘Winter Brothers’
An Interview with Sound Designer Lars Halvorsen Professionals working with sound don’t necessarily spend so much time on set but their work is essential, as..
Let’s Talk about Online Gambling!
An Interview with Director Johan Karrento Putting Lipstick on a Pig is a Finnish-Estonian documentary, directed by Johan Karrento. It tells the story of..
‘This Is The Hardest Thing I Have Ever Done’
Icelandic director Baldvin Z (Baldvin Zophoníasson) usually works with fictional productions but in 2017 he released his very first documentary Beyond Strength that tells the..
L’Autre Auteur: An Interview with Danish Editor Sofie Steenberger
The idea that a film is authored by a single auteur, the director, will always generate debate, especially in documentary circles. And it’s often directors..
‘To Tell the World We Are Here’: An Interview with Tina Wagner Sørensen, Head of the Faroese Film Institute
At less than a year old, the Faroese Film Institute is also showing the promise of boosting the region’s film industry.
A Review of the Documentary ‘False Confessions’ What would you do if you were found guilty even though you didn’t do anything wrong? Would you..
Exploring The Mundane and The Spiritual
A Review of the Documentary ‘Beyond Strength’ Iceland, the land of irresistible landscapes and breathtaking natural wonders, is also home for the world’s strongest..
The Best Days of Our Lives?!
A Review of the Documentary ‘The Stranger’ With her latest film, Nicole Nielsen Horanyi continues to follow her directorial path of making films about..
From A Background Actress’s Point of View: The Ash Lad 2
The first time I got familiar with the title The Ash Lad was back in 2016. I do remember thinking that it had probably something..
Film Institutions: Manipulating the Power of Film
National conservatoires in the arts form indispensable pillars of civilised societies. Most Western nations have for centuries maintained a national theatre, a national art gallery..
Scenes From a Marriage: Between “cool media” and “codes of intimacy”
Ingmar Bergman and his cinematic works are mainly associated with the idea of film as art, established and reproduced in the era of auteur-filmmaking, to..
Gothenburg: The Nordic Documentary Competition Announced
The Göteborg Film Festival, the largest film festival in the Nordic countries, has announced its documentary programme. The films are nominated for the Dragon Award..
New Nordic Releases 21 December – 4 January
Among Us (2010)View filmSwedish film Denmark – CMore Finland – CMore Norway – CMore Sweden – CMore An Affair (2018)View filmNorwegian film Denmark – Google Play Norway –..
The Nominations for the Swedish Guldbagge Awards Announced
A jury of 36 members decided on the nominations for the 2018 Guldbagge Awards, Sweden’s national film awards. Special committees agreed on the nominations in..
Nils Utsi Dies at 75
Sámi actor Nils Utsi, known for films such as the Oscar-nominated Sámi-Norwegian Pathfinder, and The 12th Man, has passed away. He was the first Sámi..
Norway’s ‘The River’ heads to the United Kingdom
The Norwegian crime series The River (Elven) has been picked up by All4 & Walter Presents for release in the United Kingdom. The crime drama is..
New Nordic Releases
New trailer for ‘The Mother’s Group’
The first official trailer has been released for the upcoming Danish comedy The Mother’s Group. Starring Danica Curcic, The Mother’s Group is about a group of new mothers..
New Nordic Releases 12 – 20 December 2018
Our New Nordic Releases page is updated weekly, showing new Nordic films as they are released on streaming platforms and in cinemas around the world…
New Nordic Releases 14 November – 3 December 2018
A Conspiracy of Faith Starring Nikolaj Lie Kaas & Fares Fares Two intertwined cases linking the past with the present will require the aid of..