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The Quake /Skjelvet New Nordic Cinema

Wed—4-3-2019
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WED—April 3—7 PM & FRI—April 5—6:30 PM
$12 ($7 ASF Members)
106 min. In Norwegian with English subtitles

“John Andreas Andersen’s The Quake should be required viewing for all of today’s Hollywood franchise jockeys. It shows you how to make one of these things without sacrificing your characters’ souls (or your own, for that matter).”—Vulture

“More cerebral and less CGI-effects laden than most similar efforts, this sequel demonstrates that Hollywood has nothing on the Scandinavians when it comes to making exciting disaster pics.”—The Hollywood Reporter

New Nordic Cinema presents some of the best new films from Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, and Sweden. Running in coordination with our exhibition Nordic Impressions, this series showcases the rich diversity and global character of Nordic art.

 

About the Director

John Andreas Andersen (b. 1971) is one of Norway’s most respected and prolific cinematographers, with numerous awards. 

A graduate of the American Film Institute in Los Angeles, Andersen has been a DoP on films such as A Conspiracy of Faith (2016) and Headhunters (2011), and co-directed the hit family film Captain Sabertooth and the Treasure of Lama Rama (2014) as well as the last two episodes of TV success Occupied (2015).

New Nordic Cinema 2019

This spring, in coordination with our ongoing exhibition Nordic Impressions: Contemporary Art from Åland, Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, and Sweden, catch some of the best new films showcasing the diversity and global character of Nordic cinema. All films screen Wednesdays at 7 PM and Fridays at 6:30 PM.

Wonderland /Joulumaa
WED—MAR 20 & FRI—MAR 22

Mihkel /Undir Halastjörnu
WED—MAR 27 & FRI—MAR 29

The Quake /Skjelvet
WED—APR 3 & FRI—APR 5

The 12th Man /Den 12. mann
WED—APR 10 & FRI—APR 12

A Fortunate Man /Lykke Per
WED—APR 17 & FRI—APR 19

Darling
WED—APR 24 & FRI—APR 26

A Moon of My Own /Ted: För kärlekens skull
WED—MAY 1 & FRI—MAY 3

*Films may be added; check website for additional screenings.

 
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