More than just noir, the Volvo Scandinavian Film Festival brings new dramas, documentaries and laughs to Palace Cinemas from 5 July. Now a much anticipated fixture on the festival calendar, the program will showcase some of the most exciting and fresh movies from Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Finland and Iceland plus special events and social guests.
National Festivals Director Elysia Zeccola Hill who has been running the festivals at Palace Cinemas for the last 18 years said: “Scandinavia has produced some of the most iconic films ever made. This festival screens the hottest talent from the most current crop of films. Over the next 10 days inCannes, France I will lock in the final films for this edition and they will premiere on the big screen in Australia less than two months later.”
Scandi Film Fest Sneak Peak!
1. Centrepiece - LAND OF MINE (UNDER SANDET, Denmark)
Winner Best Film, Best Actor, Best Supporting Actor, Bodil Awards; Winner six Robert Festival Awards; Winner Best Nordic Film, Göteborg Film Festival
2. Special Presentation - THE FENCER (MIEKKAILIJA, Finland)
Winner Best Film, Jussi Awards
3. Highlight - NICE PEOPLE (TREVLIGT FOLK, Sweden)
Winner Audience Award, Hamburg Film Festival
Full programme will be announced soon.
Festival Dates: 6 July, 2016 - 27 July, 2016
websites to check: http://www.palacecinemas.com.au/…/thevolvoscandinavianfilm…/ and http://www.scandinavianfilmfestival.com/
Thanks to our friends at the Festival PR and Marketing ManagementBohemian Rhapsody Club will have 5 x double passes to give away to our readers, media and VIP members. Please stay tuned for more information.