Motovun Film Festival Nordic Selection

The Motovun Film Festival commences at the end of the month, and has announced it is planning a Danish focus. In addition to this focus, two Nordic films have been selected for the Main Competition at the festival.

The Motovun Film Festival is entirely dedicated to small films made with independent productions, films that broke out through their innovation, ides, and the power of their stories. The festival runs for five days and consists of around seventy titles around the world. The festival takes place in Croatia.

The two Nordic films selected for the Main Competition are:


  • Bridgend (Denmark)  – Main Competition Bridgend is a film about a teenage girl, SARA, who arrives with her father to a small village in the welsh valleys of Bridgend County that is haunted by suicides amongst its young inhabitants. She falls dangerously in love with one of the youngsters while her dad as the new town policeman tries to solve the mystery. The film is based on true events. [view trailer]
  • Virgin Mountain (Iceland) – Main Competition – Fusi,a 43 years old man still lives with his mother.His daily life is characterized by one of the monotonous routine.The appearance of vibrant Alma and young Hera will upset his old bachelor habits. [view trailer]

The Danish focus at the festival will be titled ’20 Years of Dogme and Danish Film’

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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.