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

‘Abyss’ creator Jeppe Lange discusses his hypnotic short film made of 10,000 images linked by artificial intelligence

In a unique film the showed at Copenhagen Film Festival, ‘Abyss’ bombards the senses with thousands of images flashing before your eyes and morphing into one another, stitched together by Google’s AI. The creator of this is Danish visual artist … Continue reading ‘Abyss’ creator Jeppe Lange discusses his hypnotic short film made of 10,000 images linked by artificial intelligence

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

Copenhagen Documentary Film Festival 2022 – we look at the nominees in the Nordic Award category

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

Alli Haapasalo discusses her new film ‘Girl Picture’ which premieres as BFI FLARE this week

Alli Haapasalo is a Finnish writer and director who is passionate about telling strong female-driven stories. Her feature debut Love and Fury was out in 2016 and her second, 2019’s Force of Habit, was nominated for several Jussi Awards (Finnish … Continue reading Alli Haapasalo discusses her new film ‘Girl Picture’ which premieres as BFI FLARE this week

Our top 6 Nordic movies showcasing at the 2022 Glasgow Film Festival and when you can watch them

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

We reach the end of the world in Iceland with Mylissa Fitzsimmons ‘Everything In The End’

Director Mylissa Fitzsimmons has been keeping busy over the past year as she tours her beautiful movie ‘Everything In The End’, set in Iceland. Nordic Watchlist got to speak to the director, and one of the stars featured in the … Continue reading We reach the end of the world in Iceland with Mylissa Fitzsimmons ‘Everything In The End’