The Inaugural Scandinavian Film Festival to Hit Australia in July

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We may be on the opposite side of the world, but that doesn’t mean that Australia can’t enjoy the Scandinavian Film Festival, which will be premiering across the country in July.

The inaugural festival is being presented by Palace Cinemas and the will be screened exclusively in their locations across the country. Attendees will be treated to 21 films from across Northern Europe that range from debuts to local blockbusters and will highlight the talent from the region. As an added bonus, rising star Laura Birn will be in attendance at both the Canberra and Sydney opening nights. Two of Birn’s films, Heart of a Lion & August Fools will also be featured in the festival.

The full list of films that will part of the festival are as follows:

Sweden

THE 100-YEAR-OLD MAN
EASY MONEY
EASY MONEY II
EASY MONEY III
EGO
HOME
HOTELL
REMAKE
WALTZ FOR MONICA

Finland

21 WAYS TO RUIN A MARRIAGE
AUGUST FOOLS
HEART OF A LION

Iceland

METALHEAD
SPOOKS AND SPIRITS

Norway

BALLET BOYS
I AM YOURS
PIONEER

Denmark

FLOW
SOMEONE YOU LOVE
THE HOUR OF THE LYNX
THE KEEPER OF LOST CAUSES

TOURING DATES:

  • Canberra July 8 – 20
  • Sydney July 9 – 27
  • Melbourne July 10 – 27
  • Brisbane July 11 – 20
  • Adelaide July 23 – 31
  • Perth July 24 – 30
  • Byron Bay July 25 – 30

For further information and session times, visit http://www.scandinavianfilmfestival.com/