Khadar Ayderus Ahmed’s The Gravedigger’s Wife won the NDR narrative Film Prize and Interfilm Church Prize at the 63rd Nordische Filmtage.
Nordic Film Days Lübeck (Nordische Filmtage Lübeck)
NAME OF FESTIVAL: Nordic Film Days Lübeck (Nordische Filmtage Lübeck)
WHERE: Lubeck, Germany
ABOUT THE FESTIVAL
The Nordic Film Days Lübeck, first presented by the Lübeck Film Club in 1956 and taken over by the Hanseatic City of Lübeck in 1971, has one of the longest traditions of any film festival worldwide. It is the only festival in Germany, and the only one on the European continent, which is entirely devoted to the presentation of films from the North and Northeast of Europe.
Feature films, documentaries and short films from Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Iceland, Latvia, Lithuania, Norway and Sweden are presented at this five-day event every year at the beginning of November. In addition, there is an extensive children's and youth film programme, a section for Nordic and Baltic drama series as well as one for Immersive Media, including 360° + VR films. A retrospective is devoted to important eras, specific genres or famous persons of film history. The section Filmforum presents films from North Germany (Schleswig-Holstein and Hamburg). Accompanying the film programme are seminars, discussions, roundtable talks, concerts and readings.
Trine Dyrholm is considered Denmark’s most successful female actor and is the only one to have won the Bodil, the Danish film prize, seven times.
Lübeck Nordic Film Days will open with the German premiere of the Icelandic action-comedy Cop Secret.
At the 62nd Nordic Film Days, for the first time ever, the NDR Film Prize went to a Latvian film, Dace Pūce’s feature debut The Pit (Bedre).
Lübeck Nordic Film Days will open this year’s 62nd edition of the festival with the German premiere of Christina Rosendahl’s The Good Traitor.
Lübeck Nordic Film Days Dedicates 2020 Retrospective to “Fishermen’s Films – Fishing in Nordic and Baltic Cinema 1912-2019”
The 62nd Lübeck Nordic Film Days will dedicate this year’s Retrospective to “Fishermen’s Films – Fishing in Nordic and Baltic Cinema”.
The NDR Film Prize of the 61st Lübeck Nordic Film Days (Nordische Filmtage Lübeck), went to an Icelandic film, “A White, White Day” (“Hvítur, hvítur dagur”), directed by Hlynur Pálmason.
18 narrative features will compete at the 61st Lübeck Nordic Film Days including Roy Andersson’s About Endlessness, which won the directing prize at the Venice Film Festival.
The German premiere of the Swedish film “Swoon” directed by Måns Mårlind and Björn Stein will open the 61st Lubeck Nordic Film Days (Nordische Filmtage Lübeck) in Germany.
Specials Program of 60th Nordische Filmtage Lübeck to Feature Provocative Cinema + Ingmar Bergman Retrospective
Provocative cinema, historical film epics, and an homage to Swedish master director Ingmar Bergman are the hallmarks of the Specials section of the 60th Nordic Film Days Lübeck,
This year’s Children’s and Youth program at the 2018 Nordic Film Days Lübeck comprises 36 films, including 16 feature narratives and 20 shorts.
The documentary program for this year’s 60th Nordische Filmtage Lübeck (Oct. 30 – Nov. 4, 2018) promises to deliver an exciting cross-section of films on ways of life in the Nordic and Baltic countries, as well as vivid histories in Europe over the last 100 years.