Films appearing at the Shanghai Int’l Film Festival


Following the wave of Danish films at the Beijing International Film Festival earlier this year, the upcoming Shanghai International Film Fesitval features a wide range of Nordic films. Having its international premiere at the festival, LONG STORY SHORT, the feature debut by Mal el-Toukhy, is about the highs and lows of love amongst a group of friends. Mille Hoffmeyer Lehfeldt, Jens Albinus, Trine Dyrholm and Danica Curcic have joined the ensemble cast struggling with the concept of the perfect relationship through eight chapters, all set at a party – New Year’s Eve, a wedding, a housewarming, a birthday and an anniversary, among others.

Other films appearing at the festival include SILENT HEART and A SECOND CHANCE.

The Shanghai International Film Festival goes until the 21st of June.


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Emma Vestrheim

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