Tag Archives: Nordic films

TIFF 2018 Nordic Film List

TIFF season (Sept. 6-16, 2018) is here and the 2018 Nordic film selection is proving to be a varied list of subjects ranging from a Mars expedition and exploration of humanity to a struggling Danish farmer in the 19th century to the trials and tribulations of modern Swedish family life. I don’t need to explain […]

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Hot Docs 2018 Scandinavian Documentaries Selection

As usual, I’m posting the Hot Docs 2018 Nordic documentaries film selection and this year has a few treats. I so appreciate the fact that Toronto is a mecca for film lovers and that many come from near and far to see worldwide premiers. Don’t forget to purchase tickets early, the festival starts April 26-May […]

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Personal review on the Danish film, The Commune

I was already prepared for the somewhat shocking perspective of how Nordic people view nudity and sex. After all, one can find porno at gas stations in Sweden and Denmark. Even families bathing in their birthday suits during midsummer are far from uncommon. However, I was a bit surprised at the depiction of attitudes toward […]

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TIFF 2016 Nordic Film Offering

Yes, it’s been awhile, but I finally got some time to sit down and write a post about an important event in Toronto – TIFF 2016 from September 8-18th! There usually is a great selection of Scandinavian films, as those Nordic folks are masters of melancholy movies. Here’s your chance to see a Nordic film primarily […]

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Scandinavian Films Announced at TIFF

The Toronto International Film Festival 2013 is world-renowned and coming soon (September 5-15th), and I’m excited to announce the line-up of Scandinavian movies that will be showing. Now that the kiddos are going to be in school, get ready to cozy up to fresh popped popcorn and some interesting Nordic films. Below is a brief […]

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