Nordic Feature

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DENMARK
Nov
3
8:00 PM20:00

DENMARK

BEST NORDIC FEATURE

Raw and real with flashes of the Dogma movement brilliance. A story told with love, simplicity and a deep understanding of life being made up of ‘moments’.

PRIZES

NIFF award

Products from L:A Bruket

Half-day postproduction services from Incline Productions

BEST FEMALE ACTOR - FREDERIKKE DAHL HANSEN

For her honest and outstanding performance.

An actor to pay attention to.

PRIZES

NIFF award

Beauty bag from FACE Stockholm

Director

Kasper Rune Larsen

Premiere

North American Premiere

Country

Denmark

Synopsis

Norge, 22, is your typical slacker kid. He aimlessly wanders suburban blocks with a beer, a joint, and his only friend Myre. The two kids dream of moving to the big city and starting a music career. But everything changes when 16-year-old Josephine turns up claiming to pregnant with his child.

Runtime

1.30.00

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A MOMENT IN THE REEDS
Nov
2
8:00 PM20:00

A MOMENT IN THE REEDS

BEST MALE ACTOR - JANNE PUUSTINEN AND BOODI KABBANI

A dynamic and emotional duo; driving an intimate story with their desire to connect and understand each other and the world around them.

PRIZES

NIFF award

Beauty bag from FACE Stockholm

Director

Mikko Mäkelä

Country

Finland

Synopsis

Leevi returns to Finland from his university studies in Paris to spend the summer helping his father Jouko renovate the family lakehouse for sale. Leevi is estranged from his conservative father, his only living relative, and hopes to avoid mandatory military service by obtaining French citizenship. Tareq, an architect by profession who has come to Finland from war-torn Syria seeking asylum, has been hired to help with the work. When Leevi's father returns to town on business, the two young men, speaking English, their only common language, establish a connection. They spend a few days discovering one another during an idyllic Finnish midsummer.

Runtime

1.48.00

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NINA
Nov
1
8:15 PM20:15

NINA

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Director

Maria Winther Olsen

Premiere

International Premiere

Country

Faroe Islands

Synopsis

When the pregnant, aspiring author Nina moves to a remote island with her boyfriend William, she soon finds herself isolated and lonely due to Williams heavy workload as a doctor. A chance encounter with the village priest, as well as the local myth about the mysterious 'Seal Woman', further complicate Nina's already troubled mind.

Runtime

1.22.00

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HOLIDAY (OPENING FILM)
Oct
31
7:30 PM19:30

HOLIDAY (OPENING FILM)

BEST DIRECTOR - ISABELLA EKLÖF

Courageous, unapologetic and provocative. A director that doesn’t back away from difficult choices and moments - all to maintain the integrity of the story, and in extension, real life.

PRIZES

NIFF award

Candle from L:A Bruket

Director

Isabella Eklöf

Premiere

New York Premiere

Country

Denmark / Sweden

Synopsis

A love triangle featuring the trophy girlfriend of a petty drug lord, caught up in a web of luxury and violence in a modern dark gangster tale set in the beautiful port city of Bodrum on the Turkish Riviera. Warning Explicit content NC-17

Runtime

1.31.00

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