Oslo Pix to focus on Nordic content

The second edition of the new film festival Oslo Pix will focus in on Nordic content, from the opening film right through to the main competition.

The Norwegian film Lake Over Fire has been chosen to open the festival on the 4th of June. Described as a western, the film is a modern twist on the genre with mopeds over horses, obviously. The film also aims on bringing a strong political message and a satirical look at the world.

Six Nordic films will compete for the title of ‘Best Nordic Fiction’, which comes with a cash price of NOK 50,000. These films are:

The Nordic Documentaries section also comes with a cash prize, this time NOK 25,000. The documentaries screening are:

  • Exit (Norway)
  • Making Sense Together (Norway)
  • Silvana (Sweden) – Read our interview
  • Giants and the Morning After (Sweden) – Read our review
  • The Distant Barking of Dogs (Denmark)
  • A Stranger Moves In (Denmark)
  • Hobbyhorse Revolution (Finland) – Read our interview

The closing film will be the Danish thriller The Guilty – read our review

Source: Nordisk Film og TV Fond

More info: www.oslopix.no

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.