Tagged: Liv Ullmann

The Liv Ullmann Honorary Award

The Liv Ullmann Honorary Award is bestowed on a female filmmaker who has excelled through her extraordinary talent and artistic contribution in Norwegian film or television drama. The prize was founded in 2006 by...

Liv Ullmann films at BAM

As the legendary Liv Ullmann comes to BAM in December as the director of “A Streetcar Named Desire”, BAMcinématek celebrates her film career in this series showcasing her most incredible performances. Series screened from...

The Telenor Culture Prize to Liv Ullmann

The Telenor Culture Prize for 2009 goes to actress and film director Liv Ullmann. The prize, named “Boundless Communication”, will be awarded at the National Theatre Monday night. The prize is awarded for the...

The Norwegian International Film Festival in Haugesund

Situated in Haugesund, on the west coast of Norway in charming surroundings, The Norwegian International Film Festival, often called the “Nordic Cannes”, is your gateway to the Norwegian film and cinema industry. The festival...

FILM&KINO honors Haddal and Bang-Hansen

  Norwegian film journalists and critics Per Haddal and Pål Bang-Hansen received the FILM&KINO’s Aamot statuette during the Norwegian cinema association’s annual meeting at Hamar on June 8. Haddal and Bang-Hansen were awarded FILM&KINO’s...

French director wins Ibsen prize

  Oslo – French director Ariane Mnouchkine, founder of the Théâtre du Soleil in Paris, was Tuesday named the winner of the 2009 International Ibsen Award. The prize is worth 2.5 million kroner (395,000...

The man behind Max Manus has passed away

Screenwriter Thomas Nordseth-Tiller, who wrote the movie Max Manus – Norway’s biggest cinema success since 1975 – has died. He was only 28. By Berit Hessen Nordseth-Tiller developed the idea of creating the historic epic about the...

Gershwin’s orginal Bess, Anne Brown dies in Oslo

Anne Wiggins Brown, the African-American soprano who starred as the original Bess in George Gershwin’s landmark folk opera “Porgy and Bess”, has died in Oslo, at age 96. Brown had lived in the Norwegian capital since...

Commonweal Theatre receives international Ibsen scholarship

LANESBORO, MINN. — The Commonweal Theatre Company has received of one of the first International Ibsen Scholarships awarded by Norwegian Ministry of Culture.  These scholarships represent a desire of the Norwegian government to support...