The Nordic Film Festival has announced the programme for its first ever festival in London.
The week-long festival will see a selection independent films from Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden screened at venues across London.
The Festival will open with a special Gala screening of critically acclaimed director Susanne Bier’s LOVE IS ALL YOU NEED starring Pierce Brosnan and Trine Dyrholm on November 30th.
The UK Premiere Gala screening of Lisa Langseth’s debut feature PURE starring Alicia Vikander (A Royal Affair, Anna Karenina) will close the festival on December 5th.
Nordic Film Festival Director Sonali Joshi from day for night* said: “Nordic cinema is thriving, with its vibrant independent filmmaking scene and long-standing traditions of internationally recognised talent.
“Nordic Film Festival will be the only festival of its kind in the UK, offering a dedicated context through which to celebrate Nordic cinema with the aim of producing a truly creative, exciting and enjoyable festival. We encourage cinema lovers across the capital to participate in our first Nordic Film Festival.”
NORDIC FILM FESTIVAL: 2012 PROGRAMME
Fri 30 Nov, 6.15pm – Opening Gala Screening + party, Cine lumiere
LOVE IS ALL YOU NEED I Susanne Bier, Denmark 2012, 112 mins
Sat 1 Dec, 2pm – Riverside Studios
FESTEN I Thomas Vinterberg, Denmark/Sweden 1998, 105 mins, cert 15
Sat 1 Dec, 5.15pm – Riverside Studios
HELSINKI FOREVER I Peter von Bagh, Finland 2008, 74 mins, London Premiere
Sat 1 Dec, 7pm – Riverside Studios
BEYOND I Pernilla August, Sweden/Finland 2010, 99 mins
Sat 1 Dec, 11.30pm – Midnight Screening, Prince Charles Cinema
TROLL HUNTER I Andre Ovredal, Norway 2010, 103 mins, cert 15
Sun 2 Dec, 6.45pm – Riverside Studios
JAR CITY I Baltasar Kormakur, Iceland/Germany/Denmark 2006, 91 mins, cert 15
Sun 2 Dec, 8.45pm – Riverside Studios
OSLO, AUGUST 31ST I Joachim Trier, Norway 2011, 96 mins, cert 15
Mon 3 Dec, 6.45pm – Riverside Studios
OLAFUR ELIASSON: SPACE IS PROCESS I Jacob Jorgensen/Henrik Lundo, Denmark 2010, 76 mins, UK Premiere
Mon 3 Dec, 8pm – Cine lumiere
BABETTE’S FEAST I Gabriel Axel, Denmark 1987, 103 mins, cert U, Special Preview
Mon 3 Dec, 8.30pm – Riverside Studios
THE PUNK SYNDROME I Jukka Karkkainen/Jani-Petteri Passi, Finland 2012, 85 mins, London Premiere
Wed 5 Dec, 7pm – Closing Gala Screening + party, Riverside Studios
PURE I Lisa Langseth, Sweden 2010, 97 mins, UK Premiere
More Details: day-for-night.org/nordic-film-festival