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Norwegian actress Anneke von der Lippe has become the first Nordic performer in the Nordic countries to win an Emmy from the International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences. She plays police investigator Helen Sikkeland in NRK’s 2014 six-part thriller series Eyewitness (Øyevitne), about two youngsters witnessing a brutal murder in a small town, but are too afraid to tell.

She has been previously nominated after she played a government minister in By the Kings Table.

Read more over at the Norwegian Film Institute

Emma Vestrheim is the editor-in-chief of Cinema Scandinavia. Originally from Australia, she is know based in Bergen, Norway, and attends major Nordic film festivals to conduct interviews and review new films.