Five Guldbagge Wins For The Nile Hilton Incident

During a gala ceremony hosted by Petra Mede (Bonus Family) on Monday at Cirkus in Stockholm, The Nile Hilton Incident was the big winner on the night with five wins at the 2018 Guldbagge Awards. Tarik Saleh's The Nile Hilton Incident, about a hotel murder that some very important people don't want solved, picked up five wins from its eight nominations with Best Film, Best Actor, Best Costume, Best Sound Design, and Best Set Design. Meanwhile, Amanda Kernell's debut feature Sami Blood,

Love & Order Dominates At Golden Venla Awards

Three-part drama Love & Order (Myrskyn jälkeen) dominated the Golden Venla Awards at the Finnish National Opera House on Friday, with wins for Best Drama, Best Director (Leea Klemola) and Best Script (Leea Klemola, Kaarina Hazard). Love & Order (Myrskyn jälkeen) stars Kaarina Hazard as Inspector Rauni Kolehmainen, who tries to keep the world from falling apart six months after a gigantic storm devastated Finland. It is the second drama to be co-written by Hazard and Klemola, and their previous collaboration,

Nominees Revealed For 71st Bodil Movie Awards

The Danish Film Critics Association has announced its nominees for the 71st Bodil Awards (Bodilprisen). Leading the field with five nominations is Fenar Ahmad's Darkland (Underverden), about a heart surgeon who becomes a masked avenger and takes on Copenhagen's criminal underworld after his brother's death. While We Live (Mens vi lever), in which the fate of its protahonists are intertwined through a tragic accident, is close behind with four nominations, while Pound For Pound (Den bedste mand) and Winter Brothers (Vinterbrødre) complete

Nordic Drama Writers Prize Line-Up For Göteborg

Five Nordic dramas have been selected to compete for the Nordisk Film & TV Fond Prize and SEK 200,000, in recognition of outstanding writing, which will be presented at the Göteborg Film Festival. One drama series each from Denmark (Ride Upon The Storm), Finland (Deadwind), Iceland (Stella Blómkvist), Norway (Borderliner) and Sweden (The Lawyer), have been nominated for the award, which goes to the main writer(s) of the series. The first two episodes of each nominated series will be shown to audiences

Lars von Trier Awarded Denmark’s Sonning Prize

Danish director and screenwriter Lars von Trier (Nymphomaniac) has been awarded The Sonning Prize (Sonningprisen) and one million kroner by the University of Copenhagen for his outstanding contribution to European culture. Chairman of the Academy Council, Milena Bonifacini, said: "As a filmmaker, Lars von Trier has managed to give different genres his very own interpretation. In that sense, he is a ground-breaking and avantgarde artist who positions himself confidently and self-consciously in a place far removed from the ever more commercialised