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Don’t miss Norwegian Film Week in NYC!

In October Scandinavia House presents a selection of six recent films from Norway with the aim of exposing an American audience to the work of both established directors and a new generation of filmmakers. In 2005, Norway celebrated its 100th anniversary as an independent nation; in 1905 the Swedish-Norwegian Union was dissolved. Cinema, of course, was ...

“Max Manus” at Hamptons International Film Festival

The Norwegian WWII resistance epic "Max Manus" will be screened at the 17th Annual Hamptons International Film Festival in New York October 8-12, 2009. The Hamptons International Film Festival was founded to celebrate the Independent film - long, short, fiction and documentary - and to introduce a varied spectrum of international films and filmmakers to the audiences. ...

Michael Moore salute Norwegian Cinema

Film director and film festival co-founder Michael Moore makes opening remarks at the opening night kick-off street party for the 2009 Traverse City Film Festival on July 28, 2009. Photo: Flickr

The Traverse City Film Festival – a showcase in Michigan, USA, founded in 2005 by American documentary filmmaker Michael Moore – has this year programmed a ”Salute to Norway” with four Norwegian films, including the festival opener, Erik Poppe’s Troubled Water (De usynlige). Moore is himself responsible for the selection of 60-90 domestic and international entries, picking ”just ...

Troubled Water at Micheal Moore’s Traverse City Film Festival in Michigan

Erik Poppe's "Troubled Water" (De Usynlige) will serve as the opening-night film of Michael Moore's Traverse City Film Festival in Michigan, July 28-Aug 2. The Norwegian film centers on a young man, just released from prison, who is forced to confront his past. The Traverse City Film Festival has grown to become one of the ...