The Weekend Australian - Review - - Out & About -

Scan­di­na­vian Film Fes­ti­val The third it­er­a­tion of the Scan­di­na­vian Film Fes­ti­val fea­tures 22 films show­cas­ing Nordic cul­ture, peo­ple and sto­ries. Highlights in­clude Rune Den­stad Lan­glo’s open­ing-night film Wel­come to Nor­way, a black com­edy about a ho­tel near the Nor­we­gianSwedish bor­der; The Fencer, which was nom­i­nated for the best for­eign lan­guage film Golden Globe this year; and a visit by ris­ing young Scan­di­na­vian film star Jakob Ofte­bro for the pre­miere of his two lat­est films, Gold Coast and As It Is in Heaven 2 (a se­quel to the Os­car-nom­i­nated As It Is in Heaven, star­ring Michael Nyqvist). Var­i­ous ses­sions and lo­ca­tions in Syd­ney. Ticket prices vary. Book­ings through venues or on­line. Un­til July 27.

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