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Festival Report: March-May 2015

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MARCH

One World – Prague, Czech Republic 02/03/2015 – 11/03/2015

  • Becoming Me – Finland
  • Democrats – Denmark
  • Drone – Norway
  • Far From Home – Denmark – At 50 years old, he decided to make a life-altering decision: to cancel his permanent residence in Denmark and return to the place he called home 40 years ago – India. It would be hard for anyone to find a passionate Bob Marley fan in the sad, harrowed life of this man, whose long hair and resemblance to his idol was always a subject of fascination at parties. His son tries to understand what compelled him to take this drastic step, which according to Danish law is irreversible
  • Good Girl – Norway
  • Good Things Await – Denmark
  • Life is Sacred – Denmark
  • Once I Dreamt of Life – Finland
  • Palestine Marathon – Denmark
  • Pixadores – Finland, Denmark, Sweden
  • Something Better to Come – Denmark
  • Songs for Alexis – Denmark
  • The Look of Silence – Denmark
  • The Newsroom: Off the Record – Denmark
  • Those Who Said No – Sweden
  • Two Raging Grannies – Norway
  • Vive La France – Sweden
  • Warriors from the North – Denmark
Good Things Await
Good Things Await

 

Berlin Feminist Film Week 06/03/2015 – 13/03/2015

  • Embryo – Sweden – My mother still doesn’t know; says one of the five women who in intimate and frank conversations share their abortion experiences. An atmospherically animated documentary that shows that abortion still is a sensitive and taboo subject.
  • Hot Chicks – Sweden
  • One of Many – Sweden
  • Pussy Have the Power – Sweden
  • Something Must Break – Sweden

 

SXSW – Austin, Texas 13/03/2015 – 21/03/2015

  • Good Things Await – Denmark
  • The Look of Silence – Denmark
  • The Visit – Denmark
  • Teenland – Denmark
  • Whole – Denmark
  • 9:55 – 11:05, Ingrid Ekman, Bergsgaten 4B – Sweden
  • Bikes vs Cars – Sweden
  • The Ceremony – Sweden

 

Thessaloniki Documentary Film Festival Thessaloniki, Greece 13/03/2015 – 22/03/2015

  • Good Things Await, Denmark
  • Emergency Call, Finland
  • Conquering China, Sweden
  • Storm in the Andes, Sweden
  • Fassbinder – To Love Without Demands – Denmark

Fassbinder-og-Braad-Thomsen

Aubagne International Film Festival Aubagne, France – 16/03/2015 – 21/03/2015

  • Of Horses and Men – Iceland
  • Above Dark Waters, Finland
  • Underdog – Sweden

 

Cleveland International Film Festival – USA – 18/03/2015 – 29/03/2015

  • The Look of Silence – Denmark
  • Pixadores – Finland
  • The Visit – Denmark
  • Life in a Fishbowl – Iclenad
  • They Have Escaped – Finland
  • Bear – Norway
  • Beatles – Norway
  • Bendik and the Monster – Norway
  • Changing Hands – Norway
  • Chasing Berlusconi – Norway
  • Cowboy Dream – Norway
  • The Fall – Norway – Two mountaineers depend on each other during a climb but one has a secret that puts trust to the test.
  • In Order of Disappearance – Norway
  • Kick It! – Norway
  • Sissy – Norway
  • Underdog – Sweden
  • The 100 Year Old Man Who Climbed Out the Window and Disappeared – Sweden
  • HelloHello – Sweden
  • Into the Silent Sea – Sweden
  • Tommy – Sweden

 

Dublin International Film Festival – Ireland – 19/03/2015 – 29/03/2015

  • My Life Directed by Nicolas Winding Refn – Denmark
  • The Salvation – Denmark
  • Silent Heart – Denmark
  • Blind – Norway
  • When Animals Dream – Denmark
  • Life in a Fishbowl – Iceland
  • Something Must Break – Sweden
  • Miss Julie – Norway
  • Sorrow and Joy – Denmark
  • Force Majeure
Blind
Blind

 

APRIL

 

International Istanbul Film Festival – Turkey – 04/04/2015 – 19/04/2015

  • Itsi Bitsi- – Denmark – An epic, continent-crossing countercultural romance from leading Danish director Ole Christian Madsen (Flame & Citron, Superclásico), Itsi Bitsi is based on events that led to the founding of the short-lived but massively influential Danish rock group Steppeulvene — a band that enjoys the same stature in its native land as such groundbreaking American groups as Love and Captain Beefheart.
  • Blowfly Park – Sweden
  • Dead Snow 2: Red vs Dead – Norway
  • Life in a Fishbowl – Iceland
  • Out of Nature – Norway
  • The Duke of Burgundy – Denmark
  • The Salvation – Denmark

 

Wisconsin Film Festival – USA – 9/04/2015 – 16/04/2015

  • Pervert Park – Denmark
  • The Look of Silence – Denmark
  • In Order of Disappearance – Norway
  • A Pigeon Sat on a Branch Reflecting on Existence – Sweden

 

Titanic Int’l Filmfest Budapest – Hungary – 10/04/2015 – 18/04/2015

  • They Have Escaped – Finland
  • Underdog – Sweden
  • Out of Nature – Norway
  • The Salvation – Denmark
  • Dyke Hard – Sweden
  • Sume – Sound of a Revolution – Greenland/Denmark
  • The Look of Silence – Denmark

 

Tribeca Film Festival – USA – 15/04/2015 – 26/04/2015

  • Bridgend – Sweden
  • Democrats – Denmark
  • Listen – Finland
  • Stranded in Canton – Denmark
  • Virgin Mountain – Iceland
  • Foul – Norway
  • Last Base – Norway
  • Catwalk – Sweden – Ella is nine, and her classmates are either playing in the schoolyard or reading fashion blogs in full adult dress-up. Ella wants to take a step into the world of fashion and style, but her parents refuse to buy her new clothes.
  • Like – Sweden

 

MAY

 Bonn Scandinavian Film Days – Bonn, Germany

  • Blind – Norway
  • The Hour of the Lynx – Denmark
  • Metalhead – Iceland
  • The Disciple – Sweden
  • Something Must Break – Denmark
  • A Second Chance – Denmark
  • I am Yours – Norway
  • We are the Best – Sweden

 

 Nordic film festivals:

  • Tampere Film Festival – Finland – 04/03/2015 – 08/03/2015
  • BUFF Film Festival Malmo Sweden
  • Den Norske Studentfilmfestivalen – Lillehammer, Norway 25/03/2015 – 27/03/2015
  • CPH:PIX – Copenhagen, Denmark – 9-22 April
  • Minimalen Short Film Festival – Trondheim, Norway