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SCANDINAVIAN FILM FESTIVAL

The Scandinavian Film Festival returns to Sydney this year, presenting a program of 19 high-quality films from Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Iceland, and Finland. Elysia Zeccola, the curator and Festival Manager explained that the line-up is incredibly strong, with films for older and younger audiences. “Happy Ending is our crowd-pleasing opening night selection which features a […]

SCANDINAVIAN FILM FESTIVAL

This popular film festival returns to Sydney showcasing 21 exhilarating films from Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Iceland and Finland, many of which are award-winning Australian premieres. Festival-goers have a wide selection of comedies and dramas to choose from, films which are inadvertently travel brochures for these five beautiful Nordic countries which culturally identify as Scandinavia. Festival curator […]

HOT FLICKS AT THE 2017 SCANDINAVIAN FILM FESTIVAL

1864 (Denmark) - Based on actual events this ambitious historical drama follows the lives of two brothers, Laust and Peter Jensen, from childhood when they befriend a girl named Inge until early adulthood when they join the army and fight for Denmark in the second Schleswig war. A love triangle evolves which leads to sibling […]

LAND OF MINE

This Danish film proved a hit at the Scandinavian Film Festival in Sydney last year and was also nominated for Best Foreign Film at this year's Academy Awards. An arresting post World War II drama which should leave audiences emotionally drained. After the war in May 1945, over 2000 German prisoners of war were forced […]

OUT OF NATURE

Filmed in the haunting beauty of the Norwegian wilderness, this quasi-documentary explores the anxieties of a man who feels detached from his wife and child, trapped in a marriage and who yearns for a new life. Martin (Ole Giaever) ventures to the mountains for the weekend, a habitual hiking trip he lives for. Disenchanted with life, […]

UNDERDOG

Dino (Bianca Kronlof) is a 23-year-old lady who crosses the border to Oslo, the capital of Norway, in order to escape the unemployment and insecurity which Sweden offers. Financial problems arise as she parties hard and has few work offers. She accepts work as a housekeeper for Steffen (Henrik Rafaelsen) a retired sportsman, now restaurateur […]

Scandinavian Film Festival 2014

The inaugural Scandinavian Film Festival comes to Sydney, screening a curated selection of 21 films from Norway, Sweden, Finland, Iceland and Denmark. The critically acclaimed selection of comedies, dramas and documentaries ensures there’s a film for all tastes. Scandinavian films rarely receive cinematic releases in Australia and this festival allows audiences to experience them as […]