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NCFP 2014
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…

Lise Lense-Møller
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…

Brave Men's Blood
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…

1001 Grams
Norway Brings Largest Film Line Up To Lübeck

With Bent Hamer’s 1001 Grams selected as opening film, Norway is heading off to the 56th Lübeck Nordic Film Days with 29 films, the largest line up of titles among the Nordic nations, followed by Sweden (25), Finland (23), Denmark (21) and Iceland (11). more…

Extras

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TrustNordisk’s Wave Reaches US Shores
Reykjavik Hosts North-West Film Meeting
Open Up to Me Closes London Fringe!

Trailer of the week

NRK’s new prime time TV drama Eyewitness (Øyenvitne) premiered last night on NRK1’s 20.00 slot. The six part series is a crime thriller and relationship drama about a pair of illicitly gay teenagers who witness a terrible crime. The show-runner is Jarl Emsell Larsen. DRG handles world sales. WARNING: VIOLENCE.