Danish Films at Haugesund

FESTIVAL. Danish films make up a strong hand at the New Nordic Films section of the Haugesund International Film Festival in Norway--an important hub for the Nordic film industry and platform for showcasing films and films in progress.

Janus Metz' Cannes winner "Armadillo" and Thomas Vinterberg's "Submarino", are selected for the official programme at Haugesund International Film Festival. Moreover the 16th New Nordic Films section will showcase some 9 new Danish feature films.

"Armadillo", a boxoffice hit in Denmark, will be released in Norwegian cinemas last week of August, and later in the year in Norway, Vinterberg's  "Submarino".


Norwegian International Film Festival Haugesund
18-26 August 2010

Danish films in New Nordic Films:

New Nordic Films

A Family / Pernille Fischer Christensen / selected for Berlin; Best Film at Los Angeles Film Festival
Above the Street Below the Water / Charlotte Sieling / Feature film debut
Armadillo / Janus Metz / Documentary / winner of Critics' Week Grand Prix, Cannes
Broderskab / Nicolo Donato / double winner at Rome Film Festival
Everything Will be Fine / Christoffer Boe's 4th feature film, selected for Quinzaine des Réalisateurs, Cannes
The Experiment / Louise N.D. Friedberg / feature film debut
The Truth about Men / Nikolaj Arcel's 4th feature film /
The Woman Who Dreamt about a Man / Per Fly / director of the societal trilogy: The Bench, Manslaughter, Inheritance

New Nordic Films for Children & Youth

Hold Me Tight / Kaspar Munk / feature film debut
My Good Enemy / Oliver Ussing / feature film debut

New Nordic Films in Progress

Freddy Frogface / Gert Fredholm & Peter Dodd / Crone Film / 3D animation
The Olsen Gang gets Polished / Jørgen Lerdam / Nordisk Film / 3D animation

Events and dates—Norwegian International Film Festival

New Nordic Films: 18-21 August
Amanda Award: Friday 20 August
Opening festival main program: Saturday 21 August
Nordic Film Prize: Nominee-announcement: Tuesday 24 August

18-26 August 2010