Still from Apolonia, Apolonia by Lea Glob.

Big Nordic Win at IDFA

IDFA was this year back to its pre-pandemic state with an ambitious programme, new venues, and many international guests. The big winner of the festival was Apolonia, Apoloniaby Lea Glob which took home the Best Film Award in the International Competition. Also, Jasmin’s Two Homes by Inka Achté and Hanna Karppinen received a Special mention in the Youth Documentary Competition. There were many Nordic films in the programme selection, and you can see them here. For more Nordic winners around the world, check out our Award winners’ section below.

Siunissaq – The Last Human by Ivalo Frank (2022). Supported by NORDDOK I. Photo: Rie Hougaard Landgreen 

Norddok II Seminar

We are excited to collaborate with the Danish Film Institute on their Norddok II seminar taking place on 5 & 6 December in Copenhagen. The two days will have a focus on storytelling, project development, and networking, and will bring together the recipients of documentary support from Greenland, the Faroe Islands, and representatives from the Danish Doc community.

Read more about the Norddok II programme here. 

Still from The Monastery.

November Film Tips

To the joy of all documentary lovers, documentary festival IDFA, known to the documentary community as the world championship of documentary, was held in Amsterdam earlier this month. To celebrate, our film tip of the month is former Nordic IDFA winners, The Monastery: Mr. Vig and the Nun. The film is available to stream on our website for the coming 10 days. 

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For our Malmö Audience

Welcome to Cinema Club at Cowgirl Gallery! Nordisk Panorama is excited to once again collaborate with the coolest Cowgirl Gallery in Malmö. Tuesday December 6, we bring the documentary The Monastery: Mr. Vig and the Nun by Pernille Rose Grønkjær to the screen at Cowgirl Gallery’s Cinema Club.

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Photo: Meet Coffee Time director Maria Fredriksson

Meet the Cinema Walk Directors

Get an insight into the brains of the creators! Meet some of the creators behind the films in this year’s Cinema Walk. The directors’ videos are still available at Nordisk Panorama’s YouTube channel!

Watch here

Names in the News

Anna J. Ljungmark has been hired as the new Documentary Film Commissioner at the Norwegian Film Institute. Ljungmark is an experienced producer and consultant working with House of Real. Her latest production was GABI – between ages 8 and 13.

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Nordic Award Winners

Nordic short films and documentaries take home awards all over the world. Check out the Nordic short and doc award winners here. If your film receives an award, please let us know.

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