Tag Archives: Scandinavian Film Festival

Scandinavian Film Festival Review: A Horrible Woman (En frygtelig kvinde) shows us all how not to have a relationship

It may be cliché to say, but it takes two to tango. That is certainly the environment that the film, A Horrible Woman (En frygtelig kvinde) operates in. This Danish dramedy is a provocative observation of a dysfunctional relationship. It is also one that will prompt some serious discussion by audiences in its wake.... Continue Reading

Film Review: Ingrid Bergman: In Her Own Words aka JAG ÄR INGRID (Sweden, 2015)

Hollywood charm and charisma just doesn’t exist the way it did in the Golden Age of Cinema.  The “It” Factor, that certain something that turns a simple screen test into an experience akin to finding cinematic gold, is now often replaced or loosely recreated through physical enhancements, as if Botox or a boob job is all anyone needs to make it big on the silver screen.... Continue Reading

Win a double pass to see Ingrid Bergman as part of the Scandinavian Film Festival!

The 2015 Scandinavian Film Festival is currently underway at cinemas around Australia, bringing audiences together to view some exemplary pieces of film from the other side of the globe. Continuing through until July 29th, the festival has already premiered some true highlights from some great European directors.... Continue Reading

Exclusive: National Festival Director of Palace Cinemas Elysia Zeccola Hill talks on the 2015 Scandinavian Film Festival

For another year, the diversity found in Scandinavian cinema is being celebrated across Australia with the Scandinavian Film Festival. The festival has currently began in Sydney and Melbourne and will be kicking off in other major Australian cities throughout this month. To learn more about the evolution of the festival and what we can expect this year we caught up with National Festival Director of Palace Cinemas Elysia Zeccola Hill. Check out the interview below.... Continue Reading