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August 19, Calendar, Festivals, Film, July 19

Go North with the Scandinavian Film Festival

17 Jul – 7 Aug @ Cinema Paradiso & Luna SX ·
Presented by Palace Cinemas ·

Nordic Noir, stunning dramas and quirky comedies are just the tip of  the iceberg with the Volvo Scandinavian Film Festival, presented by Palace.

The popular festival returns to Perth this winter presenting 21 films from our friends in the north – Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden at Palace Cinemas’ Cinema Paradiso (Northbridge) and Luna Palace Cinemas’ Luna on SX (Fremantle). Always competing and diverse, the Scandinavian Film Festival presents a strong and diverse programme of films not to be missed.

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Calendar, Film, July 18, Visual arts

Film: 2018 Volvo Scandinavian Film Festival Opening Night Event Perth

19 July @ Cinema Paradiso ·
Presented by Luna Palace Cinemas ·

Join us at Cinema Paradiso on July 19th at 6pm for an elderflower cocktail on arrival, with canapes thanks to Miss Maud and live entertainment from DJ Harvey Rae before the Perth premiere of Darling at 6:45pm, the critically acclaimed film that is centered on the downfall of the successful ballerina Darling and her struggle to accept her new fate.

More info: https://scandinavianfilmfestival.com

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August 18, Calendar, Film, July 18, Visual arts

Film: 2018 Volvo Scandinavian Film Festival Perth

19 July – August 1 @ Cinema Paradiso ·
Presented by Luna Palace Cinemas ·

The 2018 Volvo Scandinavian Film Festival returns exclusively to Cinema Paradiso from July 19 – August 1, celebrating the best in Nordic cinema. The Volvo Scandinavian Film Festival will offer a strong program this year curated from across Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Iceland and Finland. The host of Australian premieres represents the high calibre and original cinema from the Nordic region, including award-winners recognised both at home and abroad.

For updates and more information, visit scandinavianfilmfestival.com or www.facebook.com/ScandiFilmFest/

2018 Volvo Scandinavian Film Festival highlights include:
A HORRIBLE WOMAM, Winner of Best Screenplay and Best Actress at the Danish Academy Awards, a dark comedy which cleverly explores a dysfunctional relationship from the man’s point of view. Norwegian supernatural drama, THELMA which follows a student who moves to Oslo where she discovers that she has terrifying powers. Winner of the Audience Award at the 2018 Göteborg Film Festival, WHAT WILL PEOPLE SAY, a compelling coming-of-age drama in which a Norwegian teen fights against the traditional values and expectations of her Pakistani emigrant parents. Multi-award winning drama including winner of Best Film at the 2018 Danish Academy Awards, WINTER BROTHERS filmed across Denmark and Iceland, which follows two brothers whose routines, habits, and rituals are ruptured by a violent feud with a neighbouring family and the vibrant comedy AMATEURS, which won the 2018 Göteborg Film Festival award for Best Nordic Film acts as a commentary on the changing face of Sweden. Using mobiles and selfie sticks, two high school girls document their declining provincial town.

Watch the festival trailer: www.youtube.com/watch?v=bP41ks1bqqQ

More info: scandinavianfilmfestival.com

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