FILM FESTIVAL NEWS – 87.5 % of Female Filmmakers in NIFF’s line up

Not only does EVERY FILM at the Nordic International Film Festival get the chance to receive distribution, a massive 87% of its filmmakers are female! The line up this year looks very exciting, so if you are in NY from October 31st to November 4th head down to see some of these films at Scandinavia House.

This year, they have selected 24 Nordic and International films fand are proud to announce that 87.5% have female producers, directors and/or writers. Along with that, they have five International premieres, eight North American premieres.

The festival will close with the Danish feature ‘Danmark’.

 

NORDIC INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL PROGRAM

NORDIC FEATURES

OPENING NIGHT FILM:

HOLIDAY – Sweden/Denmark – New York Premiere, Dir. Isabella Eklöf

 

CLOSING NIGHT FILM:

DANMARK – Denmark – North American Premiere, Dir. Kasper Rune Larsen

NINA – Faroe Islands – North American Premiere, Dir. Maria Winther Olsen

 

NORDIC SHORT BLOCK 1

SLOW DANCE – Sweden – North American Premiere, Dir. Christian Zetterberg

THE INDECENT ONES – Denmark – World Premiere, Dir. Jonathan Gelvan

FOGGY DAYS – Sweden – North American Premiere, Dir. Martin Sandin

ABU ADNAN – ABU’S FATHER – Denmark – New York Premiere, Dir. Sylvia Le Fanu

 

NORDIC SHORT BLOCK 2

WILD BEASTS – Norway – New York Premiere, Dir. Sverre Kvamme

SCHOOL START BLUES – Sweden, Dir. Maria Eriksson

THE DOOR – Finland – New York Premiere, Dir. Jenni Toivoniemi

SHADOW BOXER – Denmark – New York Premiere, Dir. Andreas Bøggild Monies

NEXT STOP – Denmark – International Premiere, Dir. Daniel Kragh Jacobssen

 

INTERNATIONAL FEATURES

TIGER MILK – Germany – New York Premiere, Dir. Ute Wieland

OBEY – UK, Dir. Jamie Jones

 

INTERNATIONAL SHORTS

BABS – UK, Dir. Celine Held, Logan George

EMERGENCY – US, Dir. Carey Williams

WREN BOYS – UK – New York Premiere, Dir. Harry Lighton

CAROLINE – US, Dir. Celine Held, Logan George

 

DOCUMENTARY FEATURES

VIANEY – Finland/US, Dir. Marko Vuorinen

LETTERS – Norway/South Korea – North American Premiere, Dir. Marte Vold

 

DOCUMENTARY SHORTS

CITY OF SHOOTERS – Norway/US – World Premiere, Dir. Aleksander Andersen

WAITING FOR DAVID – Sweden/US – East Coast Premiere, Dir. Emelie Svensson, Karin Oleander

JUCK – Sweden, Dir. Olivia Kastebring, Julia Gumpert, Ulrika

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