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Don Juan
Swedish Don Juan Conquers IDFA Jury

The Swedish/Finnish co-production Don Juan (pictured) directed by Polish born Jerzy Sladkowski triumphed at this year’s IDFA in Amsterdam, winning the €12.500 VPRO award for Best Feature-Length Documentary. The film produced by Antonio Russo Merenda was supported by Nordisk Film & TV Fond. more…

Anneke von der Lippe
Norway Wins First Ever Acting International Emmy

On Monday night Anneke von der Lippe (pictured) made history as the first ever Norwegian – and Nordic - Actress to win an International Emmy Award in New York. The actress received the prestigious statuette for her role as crime investigator Helen Sikkeland in the series Eyewitness (Øyevitne) written and directed by Jarl Emsell Larsen for NRK Drama. more…

Steffen Andersen-Møller
Major Reshuffling At Copenhagen Festivals CPH:DOX, CPH:PIX And BUSTER

The Fund Copenhagen Film Festivals which runs the Danish capital’s major film events CPH:DOX, CPH:PIX, BUSTER as well as DOXBIO, announced on Wednesday the move of CPH:DOX from its current November slot to March and the merger of the Fiction festival CPH:PIX with the Children & Youth festival BUSTER. more…

The Swedish Theory Of Love
NonStop and Submarine Launch Doc Label

Super indies NonStop Entertainment in Sweden and Submarine Entertainment in the US have joined forces to create NonStopSubmarine, a new documentary label set to release 10-15+ titles on theatrical, digital, DVD, TV and streaming platforms in the Nordic and Baltic countries as well as Benelux. more…

Becoming Zlatan
Gertten Brothers Unveil Becoming Zlatan At IDFA

The established Swedish documentary filmmakers and brothers Magnus Gertten and Fredrik Gertten have joined forces to direct Becoming Zlatan, about the formative years of football superstar Zlatan Ibrahimovic. The film had its world premiere at IDFA this week, ahead of its Swedish theatrical launch on February 17, 2016 via TriArt. more…


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Second Bronze Horse For Joachim Trier
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Trailer of the week

Finnish fans of the rock band for kids Hevisaurus, playing on stage disguised as fantasy dinosaurs, will enjoy Solar Films’ pre-Christmas present: the theatrical release on November 27 of the feature film Heavysaurs The Movie based on the characters.