Follow The Money Set To Receive US Premiere

Link TV has acquired the US rights to premiere seasons one and two of Follow The Money (Bedrag), which stars Nikolaj Lie Kaas and Thomas Bo Larsen in a tale of corruption and politics in the pursuit of wealth. When a body is washed ashore near a wind farm, at first it looks like an industrial accident, but the detective assigned to the case soon finds himself in conflict with executives of the energy company that own the facility. As the series

Emmy Nomination For Trafficking Documentary

DR1 documentary Menneskesmuglerne (Traffickers), by Poul-Erik Heilbuth and Georg Larsen, has been nominated for the International News and Current Affairs Emmy at the 39th News & Documentary Emmy Awards in October. In this groundbreaking piece co-produced by Germany's ZDF, human traffickers talk openly for the first time in front of cameras about their business, their motives and the challenges they face in evading the authorities. Poul-Erik Heilbuth said: "I am particularly pleased because it is such an important and controversial issue. I

Woman at War Shortlisted For LUX Film Prize

The European Parliament has announced that Woman at War (Kona fer í stríð) by Benedikt Erlingsson (Of Horses and Men) will be screened in more than 50 cities and festivals across 28 European countries this autumn as it competes against Styx and The Other Side of Everything for the 2018 LUX Film Prize. Woman at War, which premiered during International Critics’ Week at Cannes, follows Halla (Halldóra Geirharðsdóttir), an independent woman who declares war on the local aluminium industry. She resorts

Haugesund Premiere For Tuva Novotny Blind Spot

Blind Spot (Blindsone), the feature length directorial debut by Tuva Novotny which was filmed in a single 98 minute take, will premiere at the Norwegian International Film Festival in Haugesund (18 - 24 August). The film follows a mother’s struggle to understand the crisis her daughter is going through and how it affects the entire family. In so doing it places the spotlight on mental health care for Norwegian youth and asks how we can help them to open up about

Deadwind Nordic Noir To Launch On Netflix

Twelve-part Finnish crime thriller Deadwind (Karppi), directed by Rike Jokela, follows its successful run on Finland's YLE with an international launch 23rd August on Netflix. Detective Sofia Karppi (Pihla Viitala), who is trying to get over her husband’s death, discovers the body of a young woman on a construction site, which triggers a chain of events that threatens to destroy her life all over again. Struggling to be both the single mom her two grieving teenagers need and the brave detective she