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NORDIC:DOX AWARD

12 brand new films are nominated for the festival’s Nordic award for the best films from our own corner of the world. Meet the directors at their premieres.
All that Remains to be Seen

All that Remains to be Seen

What would you like to see if you couldn't see any more? A blind mother and her seven-year-old son teach each other how to navigate the world as his vision slowly fades and a new life awaits.

Julie Bezerra Madsen / Denmark, Finland / 2022 / 71 min
Daughters

Daughters

A sensitive and poignant film about three young girls' grieving process after their mother's suicide, told over a period of 10 years. An unsentimental education, but one made with intimacy and love.

Jenifer Malmqvist / Sweden, Denmark / 2022 / 88 min
Behind The Swedish Model

Behind The Swedish Model

Behind the scenes of the first corona wave in Sweden, where state epidemiologist Anders Tegnell went solo on a global scale - and became an involuntary public figure overnight.

Viktor Nordenskiöld / Sweden / 2022 / 75 min
Karaoke Paradise

Karaoke Paradise

A heartwarming Finnish feel-good film about how karaoke culture has taken hold where you least expected it: in our notoriously introverted sister country in the cold north. Feel free to sing along!

Einari Paakkanen / Finland / 2022 / 72 min
Just Animals

Just Animals

Adrenaline-fueled activist animal welfare film told in the first person, about becoming politically aware - and about how your own idealism can turn against you when the world won’t listen.

Saila Kivelä, Vesa Kuosmanen / Finland / 2022 / 83 min
Electric Malady

Electric Malady

Allergic to electronics and isolated in the Swedish wilderness in a homemade turtle shell of thick blankets. Meet 40-year-old William, whose mysterious condition is not recognised by the world.x

Marie Lidén / United Kingdom / 2022 / 84 min
Light upon Light

Light upon Light

A philosophical field trip from Cairo, along the Nile and into the desert in search for what light means as a religious concept in post-revolutionary Egypt.

Christian Suhr / Egypt, Denmark / 2022 / 78 min
Mr. Graversen

Mr. Graversen

After years of substance abuse, Michael's father returns to his life, but an old family trauma continues to haunt the Graversen family. A film with heart and courage about regaining the belief in life and each other.

Michael Graversen / Denmark / 2022 / 80 min
No Place Like Home

No Place Like Home

A young woman confronts her own story as an adopted child from Sri Lanka. Her existential quest expands into a detective hunt for the truth in a morass of forged documents, corruption and family trauma.

Emilie Beck / Norway / 2022 / 70 min
TSUMU - Where Do You Go With Your Dreams?

TSUMU - Where Do You Go With Your Dreams?

Lars, Eino and Thomas are fighting for a better future for themselves and their friends in Tasiilaq in eastern Greenland. A youth film about hope, dreams and the right to be yourself in turbulent times.

Kasper Kiertzner / Denmark, Sweden / 2022 / 80 min
The Happy Worker

The Happy Worker

Stressed? Burnt out? You're not alone! With black humour and biting irony, we get the incredible story of how modern working life became its own worst enemy - and what we can do to change it.

John Webster / Finland / 2022 / 81 min
The Last Human

The Last Human

Life on Earth begins and ends with Greenland. Researcher Minik Rosing's landmark discovery of the first life contrasts with the melting ice masses in Ivalo Frank's tribute to her beautiful homeland.

Ivalo Frank / Denmark, Greenland / 2022 / 80 min