Wednesday, January 13, 2016

Official Selection in Göteborg

Göteborg Film Festival has announced the eight films competing for the Dragon Award for Best Nordic film are:
  • The Yard by Måns Månsson (Sweden)
  • Land of Mine by Martin Zandvliet (Denmark)
  • Sparrows by Rúnar Rúnarsson (Iceland)
  • A War by Tobias Lindholm (Denmark)
  • Granny’s Dancing on the Table by Hanna Sköld (Sweden)
  • The Mine by Aleksi Salmenperä (Finland)
  • The Model by Mads Matthiesen (Denmark)
  • Welcome to Norway! by Rune Denstad Langlo (Norway)

Santa Barbara International Film Festival

The Santa Barbara International Film Festival (SBIFF), presented by UGG, announced today that Sparrows was apart of the highly-anticipated line-up for the 31st edition, which will run February 3rd to February 13th, 201
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Monday, January 4, 2016

Sparrows wins big in Les Arcs

At the closing ceremony at The Les Arcs European Film Festival sparrows was honored with the main award of the festiva,The Crystal arrow. On top of that did the film receive The Press Prize ,The prize for Best Cinematography has been awarded to Sophia Olsson for Sparrows and the award for best actor has been given to the Sparrows Atli Óskar Fjalarsson.‪#‎icelandicnewwave‬
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Atli a shooting star in Berlin

The European Film Promotion (EFP) has revealed the ten young actors that it has selected for the 2016 European Shooting Stars at the 2016 Berlinale.
The line-up for the 19th edition of Shooting Stars - with their nominated films - is as follows:
Belgium: Martha Canga Antonio (Black)
Croatia: Tihana Lazović (The High Sun)
France: Lou de Laâge (The Wait)
Germany: Jella Haase (Four Kings)
Spain: María Valverde (Exodus)
Iceland: Atli Óskar Fjalarsson (Sparrows)
Italy: Sara Serraiocco (Chlorine)
Netherlands: Reinout Scholten van Aschat (Beyond Sleep)
Greece: Daphné Patakia (Interruption)
Switzerland: Kacey Mottet Klein (Keeper)