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GUEST POST: Amelya Gold tells us about her Denmark inspired short film project and her passion for Nordic culture

This guest post is written by Amelya Gold, who has a passion for Nordic culture, and has produced her own short film ‘3 Ways to Say I Love You in Danish’. She writes about her influences for making the film, … Continue reading GUEST POST: Amelya Gold tells us about her Denmark inspired short film project and her passion for Nordic culture

Icelandic director Logi Hilmarsson premieres his new documentary ‘Atomy’

A new Icelandic documentary is premiering in Reykjavik tonight. Atomy follows the journey of quadriplegic social entrepreneur, Brandur, who is paralysed from the neck down, as he goes to Nepal to seek therapy in the hope that it may help … Continue reading Icelandic director Logi Hilmarsson premieres his new documentary ‘Atomy’

‘Where Were You?’ director Nils Holst-Jensen discusses his new Viaplay series

We are almost a month into having Viaplay UK and one of the first series we decided to dive into was Where Were You? We spoke to the show’s director Nils Holst-Jensen about the teenage drama from Denmark. Nordic Watchlist: … Continue reading ‘Where Were You?’ director Nils Holst-Jensen discusses his new Viaplay series

Spotlight on: Swedish director Ruben Östlund and his standout films ahead of the release of Triangle of Sadness

Swedish director Ruben Östlund’s eagerly anticipated film Triangle of Sadness gets its UK release this Friday October 28th, and we are happy to report that it certainly lives up to expectations for fans of his movies – and what makes … Continue reading Spotlight on: Swedish director Ruben Östlund and his standout films ahead of the release of Triangle of Sadness

Summerlight, and Then Comes The Night director Elfar Adalsteins talks to Nordic Watchlist about his adaptation

Reykjavik Film Festival came to a close last weekend with a much anticipated Iceland feature, Summerlight and Then Comes The Night, based on a 2005 book by Jón Kalman Stefánsson. The film is directed by Icelandic born director, screenwriter and … Continue reading Summerlight, and Then Comes The Night director Elfar Adalsteins talks to Nordic Watchlist about his adaptation

In conversation with Danish director Trine Piil about her movie thriller ‘Nothing’ (Intet).

When I call to speak to Trine she is adjusting from the heat of Austin, Texas, back to an autumnal Denmark – quite a difference when it comes to the temperature. That wasn’t the only difference Trine experienced while premiering … Continue reading In conversation with Danish director Trine Piil about her movie thriller ‘Nothing’ (Intet).

Writer, director and actress of Icelandic music mockumentary film ‘BAND’ tells us about her ‘big little story of triumphant sisterhood’

Described as “the make it or break it story of an all-female Icelandic art rock band that probably will not make it and isn’t really a band”, BAND is a funny and heart-breaking ‘mockumentary’ about three women on the brink … Continue reading Writer, director and actress of Icelandic music mockumentary film ‘BAND’ tells us about her ‘big little story of triumphant sisterhood’

Swedish director Isabella Carbonell discusses her debut feature thriller ‘Dogborn’ about survival and sex trafficking

Isabella Carbonell is a director and screenwriter rising talent from Stockholm who has made many short films, such as Boys (2015) which screened in Cannes, SXSW, and won the Grand Jury Award at AFI FEST, and Brother (2019). Dogborn is her first … Continue reading Swedish director Isabella Carbonell discusses her debut feature thriller ‘Dogborn’ about survival and sex trafficking

“Not even the Icelandic Film Institute wanted to fund us – they all thought we were insane” – Director Elvar Gunnarsson on his new Icelandic cult horror ‘It Hatched’

Back in March everyone was getting struck down by Covid – no man was spared and that included the director of upcoming (bound to be cult classic) ‘It Hatched‘ – Elvar Gunnarsson. “It has given me some time to get … Continue reading “Not even the Icelandic Film Institute wanted to fund us – they all thought we were insane” – Director Elvar Gunnarsson on his new Icelandic cult horror ‘It Hatched’