How Thelma Re-Defines the Monstrous Feminine in Horror
In Carrie, Brian De Palma’s horror classic, Carrie White is an outsider plagued by an abusive mother and a gaggle of bullies. Following the onset..
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Border Wins Big at the 2019 Swedish Film Awards
Ali Abbasi’s award-winning film Border (Gräns) won six Guldbagge Awards at the annual Swedish Film Awards held at Circus in Stockholm yesterday. The other big..
Jan Berg Jørgensen talks Klippfisk
Interview with Jan Berg Jørgensen, one of the founders of Klippfisk Klippfisk is an open and publicly funded film and media workshop at the Faroe..
‘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..
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.
The Film That Lars Shot
If there is someone in Scandinavian cinema, whose name is associated with trouble, then it’s Lars von Trier. Nazi wannabe, misogynist, sadist, he is considered..
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..
Nordic Noir in the UK
Barry Forshaw in Conversation “When I was a boy,” says Barry Forshaw, “I remember reading both The Big Sleep by Raymond Chandler and The Time..
The Palatable Hero: Assad, the Arab, in The Keeper of Lost Causes
An exploration of Assad in the popular Department Q films.
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..
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..
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..
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..