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LevelK showing the best of Scandinavia at Berlin

Danish sales agency LevelK has brought brand new Scandinavian movies to the Berlin Film Festival, with the aim of getting the series sold around the world – which means we’ll get to see more movies!

The Norwegian family film Oskar’s America, directed by Torfinn Iversen, has been selected for Berlin’s Generation Kplus and is being sold as a new Nordic talent. The film is about a ten-year-old boy who dreams of crossing the Atlantic Ocean to find his mother.

The Finnish film Law of the Land (which we feature in our upcoming March magazine), directed by Jussi Hiltunen, is currently screening in Finland and is on sale at the European Film Market. The young director was selected in Berlin in 2012 with his short film all Hallow’s Week.

The Icelandic film Cruelty had its EFM premiere on Thursday and is Anton Sigurdsson’s second feature. The film was the second-best selling domestic film in Iceland in 2016.

The Dragon award-winning Sami Blood, directed by Amanda Kernell, is currently screening at Berlin’s NATIVe. The Swedish drama has already been sold to a dozen territories including the US.

Info via the Nordic Film & TV Fund

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.