Mammon Nominated For International Emmy Award

Season two of Norwegian thriller Mammon has been nominated for Best Drama at the 45th International Emmy Awards. It will compete against Justiça from Brazil, Moribito: Guardian of the Spirit from Japan, and Wanted from Australia. In Mammon, a well-known and controversial journalist is killed. Norway is in shock. Freedom of expression is under attack and the country fears that terror will strike again. As the story unfolds, the journalist’s wife (Laura Christensen) and Peter Vera (Jon Øigarden) try to unravel

Bakerman Confirmed For North American Premiere

David Noel Bourke's third independent feature, Bakerman, has been selected for the 3rd Nordic International Film Festival (12 -14 October) in New York, where it will receive its North American premiere. Jens (Mikkel Vadsholdt) has accepted far too much for too long. Being the shy night-owl he is, he keeps to himself, but the world will not let him be, and his quality begins to suffer. When a bunch of yobs smash Jens' car window, he takes one of them out. Intoxicated

Fredrik Backman Gives Away Kids Books In Gothenburg

Fredrik Backman, author of A Man Called Ove, has announced on his Facebook page that he will be giving away 600 children's books during this week's 33rd Gothenburg Book Fair. He writes: "My family and I have bought 600 copies of The Brothers Lion Heart, which will be given free of charge to any children who want them on Thursday, Friday , Saturday and Sunday this week at three Akademibokhandeln stores in Gothenburg." "It won't change the world, I know, but when

Iceland Selects Under The Tree As Oscar Contender

The Icelandic Film and TV Academy has selected Hafsteinn Gunnar Sigurdsson's (Paris Of The North) third feature Under The Tree (Undir trénu) as its entry for Best Foreign Language Film at the 90th Academy Awards. Under The Tree follows Atli (Steinþór Hróar Steinþórsson) who is accused of adultery by Agnes (Lára Jóhanna Jónsdóttir) and forced to move in with his parents. While he fights for custody of his four-year-old daughter Ása, he is gradually sucked into a dispute between his parents

Paprika Steen In Modus Season Two This November

Modus season two, which premieres 2nd November on streaming service C More, will star Paprika Steen (Below The Surface) as police commissioner Alva Roos. In the second season of Modus, US President Helen Tyler (Kim Cattrall) is on a state visit to Stockholm when she mysteriously disappears, resulting in a power struggle between a panic-stricken US and Sweden as the threat to one of the world’s most powerful people rocks the whole world. Police commissioner Roos (Paprika Steen) spearheads the investigation,