Strong Nordic Line Up For TIFF World Cinema

The Toronto International Film Festival (6 - 16 September) has revealed this year’s Contemporary World Cinema line up which includes a strong array of Nordic productions that present stories of identity, family dynamics, and bold political statements. TIFF Director of Festival Programming, Kerri Craddock, said: "Each film in Contemporary World Cinema offers a snapshot of the world and shows the importance of compelling global filmmaking, Together, the films expose truth, open borders, and captivate audiences with their deep and empowering stories." DENMARK That

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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

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Heida Reed Joins Iwan Rheon In Foxfinder Revival

Heida Reed (Poldark) stars alongside Iwan Rheon (Game of Thrones) next month in the West End revival of Dawn King’s darkly comic dystopian thriller Foxfinder, directed by Rachel O’Riordan (Killology). England is in crisis. Fields are flooded, food is scarce and fear of the red beast grips the land. William Bloor, a foxfinder, arrives at Judith and Samuel Covey’s farm to investigate a suspected fox infestation. The Covey’s harvest has failed to meet their target and the government wants to know