Tag: Film

  • The monstrous beauty of Iceland in the film “Godland” by Hlynur Pálmason

    A young Danish pastor is sent on a mission to build a church and create a community in Iceland. This is how the film “Godland” by Hlynur Pálmason (creator of, among others, “Winter Brothers” and “White, White Day”) begins. Godland premiered at the Cannes Film Festival. The audience gave him a standing ovation, and critics […]

  • The monstrous beauty of Iceland in the film “Godland” by Hlynur Pálmason

    A young Danish pastor is sent on a mission to build a church and create a community in Iceland. This is how the film “Godland” by Hlynur Pálmason (creator of, among others, “Winter Brothers” and “White, White Day”) begins. Godland premiered at the Cannes Film Festival. The audience gave him a standing ovation, and critics […]

  • Dalvik becomes Ennis

    In the blink of an eye, Dalvík had a dental clinic, tannery, mortuary, and weapons warehouse. Filming for True Detective will begin soon in the town, so Dalvík will become the town of Ennis. Christmas decorations are still hanging in part of the city, as the series will be set in Alaska during the holiday […]

  • An Icelandic short animated film nominated for an Oscar

    The animated short film “My Year of Dicks” by the Icelandic director Sara Gunnarsdóttir was nominated for an Oscar in the Best Animated Short Film category. The nominations were announced at yesterday’s gala on January 24, where the film’s title was a joke. The animated film is based on the memories of Pamela Ribon and […]

  • Two Danish films nominated for Oscars

    There were four Danish entries on the various 15-film shortlists published in December, but only two of them will represent Denmark at the next Oscars. ‘A House Made of Splinters’, a documentary film shot in a Ukrainian orphanage directed by Simon Lereng Wilmont, has been nominated in the Documentary Feature Film category, while the Greenlandic […]

  • Right now: Ruben Östlund’s film Triangle of Sadness is triple nominated for the Oscars

    Swedish director Ruben Östlund’s film Triangle of Sadness is nominated for an Oscar for best original screenplay, best director and best film. It is the first time a Swedish film has been nominated for it since Utvandrarna and Viskningar og rop in the early 70s. Ruben Östlund has never before won an Oscar but was […]

  • Finnish film Hatching ranked 10th in Rotten Tomatoes’ best horror films of 2022

    Tired of boring depictions of women in movies, the director decided to make a horror movie where the main villain is a mother.

  • The money behind the porn site Pornhub

    Pornhub is bigger than both Netflix and TikTok. The site is a cash cow that has attracted financial sharks who make billions. But now the owners are on trial accused of shooting private sex films where the people seen in the picture have not given their approval. “Many of them were just children when it […]

  • Marin was disappointed that the party video became public and says she won’t change

    He denied using drugs or seeing others using drugs at the party – the word “powder gang” heard in the video begs the question. “I’m not aware of anything illegal going on. I doubt it’s a police matter,” he said when asked if the police should investigate the case. “I was hanging out with friends, […]

  • The 28th Sarajevo Film Festival opens in the Bosnian capital

    SARAJEVO, Aug. 12 (Xinhua) — The 28th Sarajevo Film Festival (SFF) opened Friday with the film Triangle of Sadness by award-winning Swedish film director Ruben Ostlund. Ahead of the screening of his latest film, which won him the Palme d’Or at the Cannes Film Festival three months ago, Ostlund received the Honorary Heart of Sarajevo […]

  • Marit Paulsen

    Politician Marit Paulsen talks about Europe’s development from the 1940s to our present in her Summer program. We hear about her upbringing during World War II Norway, with older siblings who were active Nazis and a mother who was a so-called “German woman”. Marit Paulsen also talks about her time as a welder and the […]

  • Cedwin Sandanam

    Cedwin Sandanam is leader of Sweden’s most famous gospel choir, Tensta Gospel Choir. When he was 16 years old, a friend took him to a rehearsal with the choir and he was instantly hooked. Since 2005, he has been the artistic director, conductor and coordinator of the choir’s 50 members. They have performed on stages […]

  • Iran arrests third outspoken filmmaker in escalating crackdown

    Dubai, United Arab Emirates – Iran has arrested an internationally renowned filmmaker, several newspapers reported on Tuesday, the third Iranian director to be locked up in less than a week as the government escalates a crackdown on the country’s famous cinema industry. The arrest of award-winning director Jafar Panahi and greater pressure on filmmakers follows […]

  • Straight, No Chaser: The silence is deafening

    In the last month, there has been a stream of articles and a TV2 documentary about Herlufsholm, the country’s oldest and most famous school, which was founded in 1135 by the Danish sea hero Herluf Trolle and his wife. # RectorAlso!In the spirit of #MeToo, various alumni have come out of the woodwork to tell […]

  • Putin’s war splits Russian families

    A documentary from Radio Liberty’s web TV channel shows how the war in Ukraine has created deep conflicts within families in Russia. Mothers who follow Russian propaganda channels do not believe what their regime-critical children tell about the reality of the war. Siblings on different sides of the conflict can no longer talk about the […]

  • Hedda Stiernstedt plays the lead role in Netflix’s latest Swedish comedy

    Washington [US]July 5 (ANI): The Swedish actress Hedda Stiernstedt has been given the lead role in Netflix’s Swedish comedy “One More Time”. According to Variety, Stiernstedt would play the character Amelia, a 40-year-old woman who is hit by a bus on her birthday. But when Amelia opens her eyes, she is transported to the year […]

  • Edvin Ryding

    Edvin Ryding has appeared in more than thirty films and TV series and has more than 1.8 million followers on Instagram. This spring, he ended up on Forbes’ list of the 30 most promising in the entertainment industry under 30. He already made his debut as a 5-year-old in the TV series “The Man Under […]

  • As long as the food in Sweden is enough in wartime

    Who is responsible for the food supply if there is a crisis or war Sweden’s food supply is completely dependent on other countries and a major disruption to the import of food as well as fuel and manure can have devastating consequences. Hear Camilla Eriksson from FOI about the responsibility for Swedish food preparedness and […]