Around this time of year a whole load of exciting festivals start to happen and featuring at those tend to be some hotly tipped new Nordic releases. We take a look at some top picks from the Norwegian International Film … Continue reading Norwegian International Film Festival highlights and Amanda Award winners!
In the final instalment of our coverage of the Copenhagen Film Festival Nordic Award, we look at the final four films in the category, including the winner! For coverage of the other films in the Nordic Award, see our posts … Continue reading CPH:DOX 2022 Nordic Award #3 – the final films in this category and find out who won!
Copenhagen Documentary Film Festival (CPH:DOX) is back for 2022, starting on 23rd March and finishing this coming weekend. This year sees the return of in-person events and screenings all over Copenhagen city, and we flew out there to check it … Continue reading Copenhagen Documentary Film Festival 2022: Four films in the Nordic award that examine electro-sensitivity, burnout, karaoke, and the Swedish pandemic strategy
Last year, the pandemic pushed the festival to online-only but this year it’s back in-person from 23rd March to 3rd April, as Copenhagen’s art hall becomes the HQ for CPH:DOX and the city’s cinemas host countless documentary films from all … Continue reading Copenhagen Documentary Film Festival 2022 – we look at the nominees in the Nordic Award category
Glasgow Film Festival kicks off from the 2nd March and this year sees the festival delighted to be back rolling out the red carpet for an in-person event. In 2021, the festival was held in January and everything was digital; … Continue reading Our top 6 Nordic movies showcasing at the 2022 Glasgow Film Festival and when you can watch them
One of the many big movies that we caught at Reykjavik International Film Festival was Denmark’s Margrete – Queen of the North (Margrete den Første). If there is one way to describe this incredible piece of Nordic cinema, it’s that it … Continue reading SPOTLIGHT: Danish historical drama ‘Margrete: Queen of the North’
With these festivals now over, we highlight some of the films that have been on our Nordic radar for some time and should definitely be making an entry onto your Nordic watchlists! It is worth noting that there were obviously … Continue reading FESTIVAL: Love & Anarchy/Finnish Film Affair Festival Highlights
Mads Hedegaard’s Cannon Arm and the Arcade Quest is, without doubt, our feel-good documentary of the year. Up there with the brilliant and also Danish documentary, Dark Blossom. Where Frigge Fi’s Dark Blossom introduced us to the tight-knit friendship of … Continue reading ‘Cannon Arm and the Arcade Quest’ is the feel-good documentary of the year. We meet Danish director Mads Hedegaard
Teemu Nikki’s The Blind Man Who Did Not Want To See Titanic is going to be a strong contender for Finland’s entry to the Academy Awards. I don’t know if it could go all the way but I genuinely believe … Continue reading SPOTLIGHT: The Blind Man Who Did Not Want To See Titanic
You might think that Sweden and Korea have little in common, but the organisers of the Swedish Korean Film Festival are seeking commonality and understanding, bringing these two cultures together through art. This year, the Swedish Korean Film Festival offers … Continue reading Connecting cultures through film with the Swedish Korean Film Festival 26-29 August