Tagged: Norwegian Films

No end to Norway’s Oscar drought

Kongens Nei got a “nei” from the Oscar committee The Local Hopes that Norway would claim its first Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film were dashed when The King’s Choice / Kongens nei...

SFFLA’s cinema cultural exchange

This two-weekend festival brings the top hits of Scandinavia and the Baltics to Los Angeles Special Release SFFLA The 18th Annual Scandinavian Film Festival L.A. (SFFLA) arrives at the Writers Guild Theater, 135 S....

Your Norwegian TV

You can watch many of Norway’s offerings from the comfort of your own sofa Want to catch up on Norwegian TV shows and films without leaving your house? If you use Netflix or Amazon...

“Kon-Tiki” makes a splash

Film receives critical praise for portrayal of famous 1947 expedition Kelsey Larson Copy Editor After 59 days of shooting in six countries, the biggest Norwegian film yet to be made is ready to hit...

No Oscar for Norwegian short film Tuba Atlantic

Director Hallvar Witzøe from Leksvik was nominated for an Academy Award for best short film with “Tuba Atlantic.” At the Kodak Theatre in Hollywood, it became clear just after 4:30 p.m. on Sunday night...

Norway Leads European Cinema Admission Increase

The 9.9% rise in attendance registered last year by Norwegian cinemas was the largest in Europe, according to statistics published by Paris-based International Union of Cinemas (UNIC). In 2008 Norwegian theatres reached 11,869,449 admissions...