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film icon Films
music icon Concerts
performing arts icon Performing Arts
kids and family icon Kids & Families

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shop icon The Shop @ SH
food icon Smörgås Chef @ SH
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Please visit www.scandinaviahouse.org for a complete schedule of public programs.

 
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Special Film Screening

Only ASF Members may reserve tickets by calling 212.847.9746 or by emailing film_reservation@amscan.org.
All films are subtitled in English. Theater doors open 30 minutes prior to the start of the film.

ADVANCE SCREENING
Headhunters/Hodejegerne
Monday, April 23, 7 pm
Free

Headhunters/Hodejegerne

Directed by Morten Tyldum (Norway, 2011) & based on the novel by Jo Nesbø. Everybody wants something. Nobody gets it for free. Not without stepping over corpses. The headhunt has begun.
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VIEW TRAILER

Special thanks to Magnolia Pictures.

Film screenings are held in Victor Borge Hall, named in honor of the legendary Danish entertainer and in recognition of his generosity to Scandinavia House.

 
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Films

Only ASF Members may reserve tickets by calling 212.847.9746 or by emailing film_reservation@amscan.org.
All films are subtitled in English. Theater doors open 30 minutes prior to the start of the film.

New Nordic Cinema
Through May 4, 2012
Wednesdays @ 7 pm & Fridays @ 6:30 pm (Please note new Wednesday screening start time)
$10 ($7 ASF Members)

Scandinavia House brings some of the most influential and successful Nordic films to New York audiences this spring with films from Denmark, Finland, Greenland, Norway, and Sweden.
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DENMARK
Submarino

April 25 & 27

Submarino

Directed by Thomas Vinterberg (Denmark, 2010). A story about two estranged brothers, marked by a childhood of gloom. Today, Nick’s life is drenched in alcohol and plagued by violence, while his kid brother, a single parent, struggles to give his son a better life. Their paths cross, making confrontation inevitable, but is redemption possible?
110 min.
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Final Film in Series!
A Family/En familie

May 2 & 4

A Family/En familie

Directed by Pernille Fischer Christensen (Denmark, 2011). Ditte owns a gallery, has a loving boyfriend, and her dream job in NYC is within reach. But Ditte is also the youngest generation of the famous bakery dynasty, Rheinwald, and when her father becomes ill, Ditte is faced with a grueling decision: pursue her own dreams or continue the family legacy.
110 min.
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VIEW TRAILER (no subtitles)

Special thanks to the Danish Film Institute, Film Movement, the Finnish Film Foundation, Focus Features, the Norwegian Film Institute, Strand Releasing, and the Swedish Film Institute.

Film screenings are held in Victor Borge Hall, named in honor of the legendary Danish entertainer and in recognition of his generosity to Scandinavia House.

Images from the Edge: Classic & Contemporary Icelandic Cinema
Film Society of Lincoln Center
Through Thursday, April 26, 2012
ASF Members receive the Affiliate rate of $9/ticket or buy tickets to 4 different films for the price of 3.
Online: select Affiliate on the online purchase page for individual tickets or select Get the Package to receive the 4 for 3 deal
In person: Show ASF Member ID at the Walter Reade Theater box office

The Walter Reade Theater
165 West 65th Street (btwn Broadway & Amsterdam Avenue)
NYC
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Concerts

For reservations, call 212.847.9740 or email event_reservation@amscan.org.

New Accordionist Veli Kujala

Accordionist Veli Kujala
Thursday, April 26, 8 pm
$15 ($10 ASF Members)

Internationally-acclaimed Finnish concert accordionist, composer, and inventor of the quartertone accordion Veli Kujala makes his New York debut in a concert featuring his Hyperchromatic Counterpoint, pieces by contemporary Finnish composers Sampo Haapamäki and Olli Virtaperko, and transcriptions for concert accordion of music by Jean Sibelius, Niccolo Paganini, and J.S. Bach.
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Co-presented with the Finlandia Foundation, New York Metropolitan Chapter.

The Raven's Kiss

The Raven’s Kiss
An Operatic Tale of Iceland
Tuesday, May 15, 8 pm
$15 ($10 ASF Members)

When a ravishing woman with a mysterious past arrives one morning, the inhabitants of a small Icelandic town learn that change can be both painful and joyful. Set against a land of austere beauty, this tragic love tale challenges us to examine our motivations carefully and to deal with ourselves honestly.
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Co-presented with The American Scandinavian Society of New York.

Concerts held in Victor Borge Hall – named in honor of the legendary Danish entertainer and in recognition of his generosity to Scandinavia House – are supported in part by The Barbro Osher Pro Suecia Foundation, The Louise and Karl Andrén Fund for Musical Performance, The Victor Borge Hall Endowment Fund, and The Dunard Fund.

 
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Performing Arts

For reservations, call 212.847.9740 or email event_reservation@amscan.org.

MorphosesInsights
Dance + Film/Pontus Lidberg
Thursday, May 3, 7 pm
$15 ($10 ASF Members)

Morphoses Insights
Dance + Film/Pontus Lidberg

MorphosesInsights is a series of intimate events that bring together creators, dancers, and audiences for the purpose of illuminating the creative process. Join Swedish choreographer, dancer, and filmmaker Pontus Lidberg and some of his closet collaborators as they discuss the process of building a new evening-length dance and the film at the center of it all: Lidberg’s Labyrinth Within.
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Co-presented by Morphoses.

 
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Kids & Families

For reservations, call 212.847.9740 or email event_reservation@amscan.org.

Saturday Morning Storytelling with the Hans Christian Andersen Storytellers

Saturday Morning Storytelling
with the Hans Christian Andersen Storytellers
Saturday, May 12, 11 am
Free, ages 5+

Donna Jacobs tells secrets from the forests of Scandinavia in this final installment of this season’s Saturday Morning Storytelling series.
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Jewelry Workshop for Kids
with Designers Piia Keto and Marjo Kuusinen of Kaksitvå

Jewelry Workshop for Kids
with Designers Piia Keto & Marjo Kuusinen of Kaksitvå
Saturday, May 12, 1 pm
$10 ($7 ASF Members), ages 5-10
Pre-registration required.

Jewelry can be made from silver, gold, and precious stones, or from recycled materials like paper, fabric, or even old cell phones! In this children’s workshop, Kaksitvå designers Piia Keto and Marjo Kuusinen will show kids how to make their own simple, but innovative and exciting creations.
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Exhibition

3rd Floor Gallery Hours: Tuesday-Saturday, 12-6 pm. Free admission.

Unnatural Formations: Three Contemporary Photographers
Through Saturday, June 30, 2012

Unnatural Formations: Three Contemporary Photographers

The American-Scandinavian Foundation celebrates the 100th anniversary of its Fellowship program with an exhibition featuring the work of three recent grant recipients -- Stephen Hilyard, Simen Johan, and Lydia Anne McCarthy – who have emerged as innovators in the field of contemporary landscape photography. The exhibition offers a unique look at hybrid photographs where disparate and sometimes dissonant images are woven together to create new, hypothetical landscapes.
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ASF Members

Become an ASF Member!
For more information, call the ASF Membership Coordinator, 212.779.3587, ext. 715, email mem@amscan.org, or visit www.amscan.org/membership.

Support the ASF's century-old mission of promoting cultural and educational exchange between the U.S. and Scandinavia. As a member you will receive great benefits including discounts on tickets to programs at Scandinavia House; invitations to exhibition openings and exclusive member-only events; first access to ASF publications; access to the The Heimbold Family Children’s Playing and Learning Center and Special Children's installations (Family Associate Members & above); and more.
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The Shop @ Scandinavia House

The Shop @ Scandinavia House

Monday-Saturday, 12-6 pm, Wednesday, 12-7 pm, & Sunday, 12-5 pm.
For more information please call 212.847.9737.

The Shop @ Scandinavia House features distinctive home design and tableware, art glass, textiles, luxurious sweaters and accessories, unique jewelry, handmade clogs and children's books, as well as your favorite Scandinavian food specialties and candies. Present your ASF membership card for a discount on every purchase in The Shop @ Scandinavia House.

 
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Smörgås Chef @ Scandinavia House

For more information, please call Smörgås Chef @ Scandinavia House at 212.847.9745 or visit www.smorgas.com.
To join Smörgås Chef's mailing list, please contact office@smorgas.com.

Smörgås Chef

Dinner & a Movie and Dinner & a Concert
Ongoing, 5 – 10 pm (last seating @ 9 pm)
Dinner & a Movie: $31 per person ($27 ASF Members)
Dinner & a Concert: $34 per person ($29 ASF Members)

Pairing top-notch Scandinavian cinema and music with fine Nordic cuisine, Smörgås Chef Restaurant @ Scandinavia House continues its popular Dinner & a Movie and Dinner & a Concert three-course prix fixe dinner menu. Available from 5 to 10 pm, these ongoing offers feature a selection of favorite dishes including herb-roasted chicken, cured gravlaks and Swedish meatballs, and include one admission to that evening's film screening or concert.

 
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Nordic in New York

To submit your Nordic in New York event for inclusion in this section, please email kate@amscan.org

Nordic Films @ the 11th Tribeca Film Festival

Scandinavian Films @ the 11th Tribeca Film Festival
Through Sunday, April 29, 2012
Check the Box Office for ticket availability.
Download a PDF of the 2012 Film Guide Schedule
Download a PDF of Scandinavian Films at the Tribeca Film Festival

Clearview Cinemas
260 West 23rd Street
(btwn 7th & 8th Avenues)
NYC

AMC Loews Village 7
66 3rd Avenue (@ 11th Street)
NYC

Ballroom Dancer*
Directed by Andreas Koefoed & Christian Bonke (Denmark, 2011)

*North American Premiere
Monday, April 23, 5:30 pm @ Clearview Cinemas Chelsea 4
Wednesday, April 25, 5:30 pm @ Clearview Cinemas Chelsea 4
Saturday, April 28, 3:30 pm @ Clearview Cinemas Chelsea 6

More info

Jackpot/Arme Riddere
Directed by Magnus Martens (Norway, 2011) & written by Jo Nesbø
Monday, April 23, 6 pm @ Clearview Cinemas Chelsea 6
Friday, April 27, 11:30 pm @ AMC Loews Village 7 – 3

More info

Certain People/Katinkas Kalas
Directed by Levan Akin (Sweden, 2012)

*International Premiere
Thursday, April 26, 9:45 pm @ Clearview Cinemas Chelsea 8
Friday, April 27, 6:45 pm @ Clearview Cinemas Chelsea 8

More info

Rat King*
Directed & written by Petri Kotwica (Finland, 2011)
*International premiere
Friday, April 27, 3 pm @ AMC Loews Village 7 – 1

More info

Eddie – The Sleepwalking Cannibal/Eddie*
Directed by Boris Rodriguez (Denmark/Canada, 2012)
*North American Premiere
Saturday, April 28, 11:59 pm @ AMC Loews Village 7 – 1

More info

Author Reading: Karl Ove Knausgaard @ NYU
Thursday, May 3, 2 pm

Lillian Vernon Creative Writers House
New York University
58 West 10th Street (btwn 5 & 6th Avenues)
NYC
More info

We Are Serenades
Wednesday, May 9, 7:30 pm (doors 6:30 pm)
$12 advance ($14 day of show), 21+

Mercury Lounge
217 East Houston Street
NYC
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