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Steve Gravestock
Toronto Programmer Reflects On His Nordic Selection

This year again the Toronto International Film Festival (September 4-14) lives up to its reputation as one of the most important world platforms for Nordic films as no less than twelve feature length films - including eight world premieres and the documentary film The Look of Silence by Joshua Oppenheimer – have been picked for the 2014 edition. Steve Gravestock, (pictured) TIFF’s programmer of Nordic feature films gives a preview of what’s to expect from the Nordic region. more…

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Nordic Council Film Prize Nominees To Be Announced On September 3rd

The names of the five film candidates vying for the 11th Nordic Council Film Prize will be announced on Wednesday September 3rd, 2014. more…

Niels Arden Oplev
Filming In Denmark Is Like Going Back To A Family Reunion For A Big Party!

Niels Arden Oplev (pictured) the Danish director whose international career took off with The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo has come back home to direct Speed Walking (Kapgang), shortlisted for the Oscars selection. He spoke to us about the coming of age movie that opened yesterday in Denmark, and his career split between Hollywood and Scandinavia. more…

Nikolaj Lie Kaas
Nikolaj Lie Kaas Follows The Money At DR

Danish star actor Nikolaj Lie Kaas (pictured) who is currently on world screens with The Keeper of Lost Causes has joined the cast of DR’s new flagship series Follow the Money, currently filming in Denmark. more…

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Distribution And Changing Market Hot Topic At Haugesund Film Festival

An influential group of Nordic and international distributors and exhibitors gathered together during the recent Norwegian International Film Festival in Haugesund to discuss the role of the distributor in a changing market. more…


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Trailer of the week

The latest film by one of Finland’s finest contemporary directors Dome Karukoski's The Grump will open nationally on September 5, one day after its world premiere at Toronto International Film Festival’s Contemporary World Cinema section. Watch out for TIFF Nordic film programmer Steve Gravestock’s comments about The Grump and his other Nordic picks published on our website this Friday.