Swedish streaming platform Viaplay launches in the UK offering a wealth of Nordic TV and film content

It has been a long time coming but we are so excited that Viaplay, a streaming service owned by Viaplay Group based in Stockholm, has finally launched in the UK as of November 1st 2022! Up until last year, it … Continue reading Swedish streaming platform Viaplay launches in the UK offering a wealth of Nordic TV and film content

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’

A quirky love story about a treehouse, chickens and infertility – ‘An Eternity of You and Me’ director talks about filming her own personal struggle

Denmark-based filmmaker Sanne This decided to make her and her husband, Albert, the subjects of her debut documentary film ‘An Eternity of You and Me’. The film showed at Copenhagen Dox earlier this year, where we saw it online, and … Continue reading A quirky love story about a treehouse, chickens and infertility – ‘An Eternity of You and Me’ director talks about filming her own personal struggle

‘Electric Malady’ documentary shines light on invisible illness EHS – director Marie Lidén talks to us ahead of its premiere at Sheffield Docfest

EHS – Electromagnetic hypersensitivity – is a claimed sensitivity to electromagnetic fields, emitted from everyday electrical items, which cause sufferers to experience unpleasant symptoms such as fatigue, headaches, nausea, sleep disturbances, and more. To try and combat these symptoms, sufferers … Continue reading ‘Electric Malady’ documentary shines light on invisible illness EHS – director Marie Lidén talks to us ahead of its premiere at Sheffield Docfest

Finnish director Einari Paakkenen discusses his documentary Karaoke Paradise

Last year we discovered Mads Hedegaard’s arcade playing friends in the excellent feel good documentary Canon Arm and the Arcade Quest this year we have been introduced to a similar feel good documentary with Einari Paakenen’s Karaoke Paradise which featured … Continue reading Finnish director Einari Paakkenen discusses his documentary Karaoke Paradise

Aslaug Holm talks about her documentary ‘Generation Utoya’, working on ‘A-ha The Movie’, and her next project

Aslaug Holm is a Norwegian filmmaker and has made a number of award-winning shorts and documentaries. In 2021 she co-directed ‘A-ha The Movie’, and directed ‘Generation Utoya’, a documentary about four women who survived the atrocious right-wing terror attack in Utøya … Continue reading Aslaug Holm talks about her documentary ‘Generation Utoya’, working on ‘A-ha The Movie’, and her next project

Copenhagen Documentary Film Festival 2022: Four films in the Nordic award that examine electro-sensitivity, burnout, karaoke, and the Swedish pandemic strategy

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

SPOTLIGHT: Swedish filmmaker Engeli Broberg showcases gender-identity documentary ‘Gabi, Between Ages 8 and 13’ in Gothenburg

When Swedish filmmaker Engeli Broberg (left) met an 8-year old Gabi, she reminded her of herself. Broberg spent a lot of time with Gabi and she became the fascinating subject of her first feature-length documentary, which has been touring the … Continue reading SPOTLIGHT: Swedish filmmaker Engeli Broberg showcases gender-identity documentary ‘Gabi, Between Ages 8 and 13’ in Gothenburg