Force of nature: tidal waves, earthquakes, and burning seas – the world of Norwegian disaster movies!

The disaster genre is one that I grew up watching a lot of as a kid in the 80s – back then such films as Inferno, The Poseidon Adventure, Earthquake, or Airport ’77 were perfect Saturday night movies to catch … Continue reading Force of nature: tidal waves, earthquakes, and burning seas – the world of Norwegian disaster movies!

“He was such a cocky bastard – I loved that!” Swedish director Jens Sjögren’s search for charisma while casting new film ‘I am Zlatan’

For those that may not follow football now have heard of the name Zlatan it refers to the Swedish football player Zlatan Ibrahimović, known as one of the greatest football players in the world boasting such statistics as scoring 570 … Continue reading “He was such a cocky bastard – I loved that!” Swedish director Jens Sjögren’s search for charisma while casting new film ‘I am Zlatan’

Danish Director Thomas Daneskov talks about making the midlife-crisis dark comedy ‘Wild Men’ filmed in the Norwegian mountains

This May sees the release of Thomas Daneskov’s film Wild Men – one of our highlights of the year already! We got to speak to the director about how this violent comedy came to be and how the theme of … Continue reading Danish Director Thomas Daneskov talks about making the midlife-crisis dark comedy ‘Wild Men’ filmed in the Norwegian mountains

CPH:DOX 2022 Nordic Award #2 – Four more powerful films exploring personal stories about family, suicide, and living with a visual impairment

Documentaries are often designed to take you to new places, to learn about people you might never otherwise have known about, and in these four picks we certainly do that as we are swept from Sweden to Greenland, from Norway … Continue reading CPH:DOX 2022 Nordic Award #2 – Four more powerful films exploring personal stories about family, suicide, and living with a visual impairment