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2010 Austin Nordic Film Fest

Sat, February 27, 2010 • 3:00 PM - 10:00 PM • Bob Bullock Texas History Museum

Nordic Film Fest

Nordic Film Fest

Feature films and short films from Denmark, Iceland, Finland, and Sweden

You are invited to this Saturday’s  2010 Austin Nordic Film Fest:

Saturday, February 27, 2010 at the Bob Bullock Texas History Museum
3 pm to 10 pm, with an after-party.
Feature films and short films from Denmark, Iceland, Finland, and Sweden.

Click here for a full schedule and film descriptions: 2010 Austin Nordic Film Fest

Some highlights:

Everlasting Moments (Sweden):

- Award synopsis: ‘Sweden’s 2009 Academy Award Nominee for Best Foreign Language Film and nominated for Golden Globe’
- 8 festival wins & 7 nominations
- David Edelstein (Film Critic for ‘Fresh Air’, New Yorker, and CBS Sunday Morning) ranks ‘Everlasting Moments’ at #2 for his top 10 films of the year.
- “A movie like Everlasting Moments comes along maybe once in a decade.”  Carrie Rickey, Philadelphia Inquirer

Flame and Citron (Denmark):

- Award synopsis:  9 festival wins & 15 nominations
- A slick noir feel with the thrills of an action blockbuster’ – www.littlewhitelies.co.uk/, Indie Film Magazine
- One of the most expensive films ever made in Denmark

The Schedule:

Block I:

3:00 pm : First set of shorts-

  • The Lake (Järvi) – Finland: 8 min, Comedy
  • The Last Farm (Síðasti bærinn) – Iceland: 15 min, Drama
  • The Magician – Iceland: 16 min, Drama


3:45 pm : First Feature-

  • Flame & Citron (Flammen & Citronen) – Denmark: 130 min, Action/Adventure

Break (with FREE Shorts): 6:00 pm

  • Family Reunion (Iceland)
  • Wrestling (Iceland)
  • Hanasaari A (Finland)


Block II:

6:45 pm :  Second set of shorts-

  • Misty Mountain – Iceland: 31 min, Drama
  • Harvest Time (Elonkorjuu) – Finland: 15 min, Comedy

7:45 pm : Second Feature-

  • Everlasting Moments (Maria Larssons eviga ögonblick) – Sweden / Denmark: 131 min, Drama


See our Facebook page (must have a Facebook account and be logged on to view): Austin Nordic Film Fest on Facebook
 
We hope to see you there!

ASFTA Steering Committee: Emily Erickson, Daniel Jessen Greenfield, Taryn Hall, Jette Uglebjerg Hicks, Kristen Luke, Klaus Madsen, Stine Nielsen, Maja Nipper, John Olsson, Sigfinnur Sigurdsson, Tiina Tapia, Nikolas White

 

Sponsored by: Department of Germanic Studies, The University of Texas Swedish Excellence Endowment, and many more - See nordicfilmfest.com/austin/


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