A Silent Story
A film director seeks out his childhood friend who molested him when they were both children. He hesitantly agrees to meet and together they return to the repressed past in a brave and deeply unusual tale that breaks a terrible taboo.
Anders Skovbjerg Jepsen / Denmark, Sweden / 2023 / 90 min / World Premiere
A knockout hit of a youth film based on the cast's own lives in a mix of fiction and documentary that has been a success in Norwegian cinemas.
Jon Haukeland / Norway / 2022 / 85 min / International Premiere
A creative portrait of Faroese artist Sigrun Gunnarsdóttir and the mountainous landscapes that inspire her. Warm, colourful and imaginative, just as her paintings have made her the country's most beloved artist.
Marianna Mørkøre, Beinta á Torkilsheyggi / Faroe Islands / 2023 / 58 min / World Premiere
A personal and poetic film-essay that effortlessly draws threads from her wild youth in Paris and up to the present day, when the director receives a message that changes her life in an instant.
Mia Engberg / Sweden / 2023 / 78 min / International Premiere
Just Before Death
Veteran director Anne Regitze Wivel has created a beautiful and life-affirming memoir about the indomitable staff at Bispebjerg Hospital – and about the last time in her and her husband Svend Auken's lives.
Anne Regitze Wivel / Denmark / 2023 / 73 min / World Premiere
A Swedish woman goes to San Francisco and becomes a sex worker in the city's lively underground scene. Narrated as a cinematic diary with a raw, honest and unfiltered authenticity.
Tove Pils / Sweden / 2023 / 95 min / International Premiere
A long-bearded Finnish hermit sweats out demons in his sauna, when he isn’t crawling around the forest floor at night with hidden cameras to document the shy and endangered lynx. Trippy and cinematic excursion into one man's inner universe.
Juha Suonpää / Finland / 2023 / 80 min / World Premiere
Mrs Hansen & the Bad Companions
80-year-old Inger provides a home for society's outsiders in her enormous villa. But when she herself falls ill, the guests in her ramshackle microcosm must learn to send some of the care the other way.
Jella Bethmann / Denmark / 2023 / 90 min / World Premiere
Soviet Bus Stops
Fascinating road trip through the former Soviet Union in an adventurous hunt for unique, poetic bus stops and their creators.
Kristoffer Hegnsvad / Canada, Denmark / 2023 / 57 min / World Premiere
He always comes in second in Counterstrike. But now 17-year-old Finnish super-gamer Verneri wants to be number one with the help of an e-sports psychologist. A shoot 'em up film about self-esteem, ambition and digital dreams.
Petri Luukkainen, Jesse Jokinen / Finland / 2023 / 80 min / World Premiere
A documentary maker from Norwegian TV meets resistance when she contacts a group of activists in good faith to tell a story that is not her own at all. Witty and well-crafted satire that pokes at one of the sore spots of our times.
Ane Hjort Guttu / Norway / 2023 / 92 min / World Premiere