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OF HORSES AND MEN  - NCFP 2014 Winners - Fridrik Thor Fridriksson (left), Benedikt Erlingsson
Benedikt Erlingsson And Fridrik Thor Fridriksson Win The Nordic Council Film Prize For Of Horses and Men

PRESS RELEASE: OCTOBER 29, 2014 The Nordic Council Film Prize 2014 has been awarded to the Icelandic director and screenwriter Benedikt Erlingsson and producer Fridrik Thor Fridriksson for Of Horses and Men at a ceremony in Stockholm. more…

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Final Promo Tour for Nordic Council Film Prize Entries

Just five days before the announcement of the winner of the 2014 Nordic Council Film Prize, the five nominated films - Nymphomaniac, Concrete Night, Of Horses and Men, Blind and Force Majeure- and their creative teams are making their final promotional stints across the Nordic region. more…

The Lion Woman
NOK 61m Norwegian Lion Woman Among Nordic Trio Backed By Eurimages

Produced by Norwegian mogul John Jacobsen from Filmkameratene, the NOK 61 million (around €7.3m) international project The Lion Woman (Løvekvinnen) co-produced with Germany’s Gifted Films West, Sweden’s Tre Vänner and Denmark’s Zentropa has received €470,000 backing from Eurimages. more…

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Danish Doc 1989 Pushes Creative And Distribution Boundaries

Oscar-nominated Danish director Anders Østergaard (Burma VJ) and his producer Lise Lense-Møller (pictured, Magic Hour Films) are bringing cutting edge ideas to documentary filmmaking and distribution with their latest hybrid doc 1989, set to screen in more than 50 European cinemas simultaneously with its world premiere at Copenhagen’s CPH: DOX Festival on November 5. more…

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Nordic Admissions: Local Cop And Kids Movies Shoot Straight To The Top

In a rare but highly positive occurrence all five Nordic countries had local films topping domestic charts last weekend. more…

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Trailer of the week

The Danish documentary The Circus Dynasty by Anders Riis-Hansen featuring the love story between Patrick Berdino, grandson to the owner of Circus Arena and circus artist Merrylu Casselly is going to open the NORDIX:DOX competition programme at Copenhagen’s CPH:DOX on November 8, 2014. The film is produced by Hansen & Pedersen Film and Television with support from Nordisk Film & TV Fond.