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100 SEASONS

100 SEASONS

Screening and Film Talk with Director Giovanni Bucchieri

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See 100 SEASONS (Sweden), a moving new drama centered on a chaotic, passionate first love, on February 28 at Scandinavia House.

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MEMORY OF WATER

MEMORY OF WATER

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See the dystopian thriller THE MEMORY OF WATER (Finland) on March 6 at Scandinavia House!

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MŪZA

MŪZA

Screening and Film Talk with Agnė Marcinkeviciute

See Lithuanianian music documentary MŪZA at Scandinavia House on Friday, March 8!

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UNRULY

UNRULY

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See UNRULY (Denmark), a new historical drama about a woman's struggle to escape forced institutionalization in the 1930s, on March 13 at Scandinavia House.

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MUSIC FOR BLACK PIGEONS

MUSIC FOR BLACK PIGEONS

Screening and Film Talk with Jørgen Leth and Andreas Koefoed

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See Danish jazz documentary MUSIC FOR BLACK PIGEONS at Scandinavia House on March 25!

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TOVE'S ROOM

TOVE'S ROOM

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See TOVE'S ROOM (Denmark), a dramatic biopic about the tortured Danish poet Tove Ditlevsen, on April 3 at Scandinavia House.

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THE QUIET MIGRATION

THE QUIET MIGRATION

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See THE QUIET MIGRATION (Denmark), a new Danish drama about an adopted South Korean struggling against racism and the pressure to "be Danish", on April 24 at Scandinavia House!

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Previously This Year

BAND

BAND

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See the rock documentary BAND (Iceland, 2022) on Wednesday, January 17!

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FALLEN LEAVES

FALLEN LEAVES

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Celebrate Valentine's Day Nordic-style with Aki Kaurismäki's "almost feelgood romance" FALLEN LEAVES!

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JOYCE CAROL OATES: A BODY IN THE SERVICE OF MIND

JOYCE CAROL OATES: A BODY IN THE SERVICE OF MIND

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See the documentary Joyce Carol Oates (Sweden & USA, 2023) on January 24!

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KNIGHT OF FORTUNE

KNIGHT OF FORTUNE

Screening & Film Talk With Lasse Lyskjær Noer, Kim Magnusson & Christian Norlyk

See a special presentation of KNIGHT OF FORTUNE (Denmark), recently shortlisted for Best Live Action Short at the Oscars, with director Lasse Lyskjær Noer and producers Kim Magnusson and Christian Norlyk.

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RADICAL CREATIVES

RADICAL CREATIVES

Screening & Film Talk with Emilia Hernesniemi

See the U.S. premiere of RADICAL CREATIVES, a new documentary from director Emilia Hernesniemi!

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2023

SOLD OUT — ROSE

SOLD OUT — ROSE

SCREENING & DIRECTOR TALK

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See the moving new Danish drama Rose (France/Denmark, 2023), with a film talk and Q&A by director Niels Arden Oplev! 

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Comedy Queen

Comedy Queen

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“A tender journey into the process of grief and how to manage it – more specifically, if you’re a gutsy young gamine, harshly and unfairly interrupted in the middle of your childhood” — see the critically acclaimed Swedish dramedy Comedy Queen (dir. Sanna Lenken, Sweden, 2022)

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So Damn Easy Going

So Damn Easy Going

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This February, see the Swedish dramedy So Damn Easy Going / Så Jävla Easy Going (dir. Christoffer Sandler, Sweden, 2022). On the verge of adulthood, 18-year-old Joanna’s mind is like an amusement park at peak season — only her ADHD meds help to

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Nothing to Laugh About

Nothing to Laugh About

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“Warm, heartfelt, and offering surprisingly much to laugh about” — see the touching Norwegian dramedy Nothing to Laugh About /Ingenting å le av (dir. Petter Næss, Norway, 2021) this February at Scandinavia House. Successful stand-up comedian Kasper Berntsen has everything a man could ask for: a regular

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Everybody Hates Johan

Everybody Hates Johan

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“A real blast…a Norwegian comedy of charm and wisdom”—this February, see the new film Everybody Hates Johan /Alle Hater Johan this February (dir. Hallvar Witzø, Norway, 2022) at Scandinavia House! Small-town loner Johan Grande expresses his feelings with explosives — while some people

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2022

Quake

Quake

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“A powerful and emotive work which digs deep into the effects of trauma” (Backseat Mafia) — see the moving new Icelandic thriller Quake (Skjálfti, dir. Tinna Hrafnsdóttir, Iceland, 2022) at Scandinavia House! When Saga, a single mother in her late 30s, is hit

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The Emigrants

The Emigrants

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“A fresh, honest take” (The Guardian) — from internationally acclaimed Norwegian director Erik Poppe, see the epic period drama The Emigrants (Sweden, 2021) at Scandinavia House! Based on Vilhelm Moberg’s much-loved suite of novels — previously adapted in 1971 by Jan Troell into an

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Skál

Skál

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“A welcome lightness of touch” (ScreenDaily) — See Cecilie Debell and Maria Tórgarð’s film Skál (Faroe Islands/Denmark, 2021), a documentary about youth, religion and love on the Faroe Islands, at Scandinavia House! Twenty-one-year old Dania, who grew up in a Christian community in the Faroe

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Any Day Now

Any Day Now

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“A welcome lightness of touch” (ScreenDaily) — See director Hamy Ramezan’s warm and stirring new family film Any Day Now (Finland, 2020) at Scandinavia House! Inspired by Ramezan’s experiences emigrating to Finland as a refugee at age 7, Any Day Now follows the Iranian family the

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Oh, To Be a Butterfly

Oh, To Be a Butterfly

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On September 21, see the moving heartwarming new Danish drama Oh, To Be a Butterfly /Lille sommerfugl (dir. Søren Kragh-Jacobsen, Denmark, 2020) at Scandinavia House! Stubborn pig farmer Ernst (Jesper Christensen) and his wife Louise (Karen-Lise Mynster) are celebrating their golden anniversary with a festive party

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Erna at War

Erna at War

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“A compelling story of courage and maternal love” (Cineuropa) — See the moving Danish WWI drama Erna at War (dir. Henrik Ruben Genz, Denmark/Estonia/Belgium, 2020) at Scandinavia House! In 1918, as World War I rages on and able-bodied Southern Jutlandic men under Prussian rule are conscripted into

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Hatching

Hatching

Cinema at Scandinavia House

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On April 20, see an advance screening of the new Finnish thriller Hatching at Scandinavia House! A fascinating portrait of the nature of maternal instinct, Hatching opens theatrically in New York on April 29 and has been acclaimed as “a wild and weird ride; a cult classic in the

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Calendar Girl

Calendar Girl

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On March 4, see the World Premiere of Calendar Girl, a new documentary about Fashion Calendar founder Ruth Finley from Danish director Christian D. Bruun, at Scandinavia House! Following the screening, the director will present a film Q&A. In this quintessential New York story, Christian

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The Burning Sea

The Burning Sea

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On February 16, see a new disaster epic from the team behind the hit films The Quake and The Wave, The Burning Sea (dir. John Andreas Andersen; Norway, 2022), screening exclusively at Scandinavia House ahead of its VOD premiere on February 25! In 1969, the Norwegian government announces

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2021

Bergman Island

Bergman Island

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On October 13, catch a special screening of the new film Bergman Island (dir. Mia Hansen-Løve; France/Belgium/German/Sweden, 2021), a 2021 Cannes Film Festival Official Selection, at Scandinavia House! A filmmaking couple living in America, Chris (Vicky Krieps) and Tony (Tim Roth) retreat to the mythical Fårö

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438 Days

438 Days

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“An engrossing chronicle” (Cineuropa) — this December, see the riveting true-life story of two Swedish journalists, 438 Days/ 438 Dagar (Sweden, 2019; dir. Jesper Ganslandt) in New Nordic Cinema at Scandinavia House! On the eve of June 28, 2011, Swedish journalists Martin Schibbye (Gustaf Skarsgård) and Johan Persson

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Catwalk: From Glada Hudik to New York

Catwalk: From Glada Hudik to New York

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“[A] unique and wonderful story” (Allas) — this December, see the inspiring new documentary Catwalk: From Glada Hudik to New York/ Catwalk – från Glada Hudik till New York (Sweden, 2020; dir. Johan Skog) in New Nordic Cinema at Scandinavia House! Emma Örtlund

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The Purity of Vengeance

The Purity of Vengeance

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“Fast-paced and highly polished” (Variety) — on December 8, see the fourth film in the gripping Department Q Danish crime series, The Purity of Vengeance (dir. Christoffer Boe; Denmark, 2018) in New Nordic Cinema at Scandinavia House! Based on Jussi Adler-Olsen’s international bestsellers, the riveting Department

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A Perfectly Normal Family

A Perfectly Normal Family

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“A film that couldn’t have come at a better time” (Cineuropa) — on September 29, see the new film  A Perfectly Normal Family /En helt almindelig familie (Denmark, 2020; dir. Malou Reymann) in New Nordic Cinema at Scandinavia House! Eleven-year-old Emma (Kaya Toft Loholt)

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Daniel

Daniel

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“A gripping, superbly acted account” (Variety) — on December 8, see the gripping new Danish autobiographical film Daniel (Denmark, 2019; dir. Niels Arden Oplev) in New Nordic Cinema at Scandinavia House! In  2013, Danish photojournalist Daniel Rye (Esben Smed) was kidnapped by ISIS while

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Ladies of Steel

Ladies of Steel

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“Sometimes, 70-year-old girls just want to have fun” (Cineuropa) — this November, see the hit new film Ladies of Steel (Finland, 2020; dir. Pamela Tola) in New Nordic Cinema at Scandinavia House! After hitting her husband on the head with a frying

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The Perfect Patient

The Perfect Patient

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On October 27, see a new film based on the biggest legal scandal in recent Swedish history, The Perfect Patient (Sweden, 2019; dir. Mikael Håfström)! In this captivating story about a reporter who questioned an entire legal system, The Perfect Patient follows journalist Hannes Råstam (Jonas Karlsson) as

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Disco

Disco

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“Strange, surprising and increasingly unnerving” (THR) — see the new film Disco (Norway, 2019; dir. Jorunn Myklebust Syversen) in New Nordic Cinema at Scandinavia House! Nineteen-year-old Mirjam (Josefine Frida Pettersen) is the step-daughter of a charismatic pastor of an evangelical movement called The Freedom. As a world champion

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One Last Deal /Tuntematon mestari

One Last Deal /Tuntematon mestari

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On October 6, see the hit new Finnish art mystery and redemption thriller One Last Deal (Finland, 2019; dir. Klaus Härö) in New Nordic Cinema at Scandinavia House! Elderly art dealer Olavi (Heikki Nousiainenis) has always put business and art before everything –

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Uncle

Uncle

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On November 17, see the award-winning film Uncle (Denmark, 2019; dir. Frelle Petersen) in New Nordic Cinema at Scandinavia House! Kris (Jette Søndergaard) lives on a derelict farm in a small Danish town that she runs with her disabled uncle, with a quirky

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Sonja — The White Swan

Sonja — The White Swan

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On September 22, see the story of one of the world’s greatest athletes and the inventor of modern figure skating in Sonja — The White Swan (Norway, 2019; dir. Anne Sewitsky)! In 1936, Norwegian figure skater Sonja Henie (Ine Marie Wilmann), a three-time Olympic ladies’

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Beware of Children — New Nordic Virtual Cinema

Beware of Children — New Nordic Virtual Cinema

Week 7

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New Nordic Cinema at Scandinavia House returns in a virtual format! Celebrate contemporary Nordic filmmaking with us from home by catching some of the best new films in weekend sessions of contemporary feature films and documentaries. The seventh session of the

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Echo — New Nordic Virtual Cinema

Echo — New Nordic Virtual Cinema

Week 6

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New Nordic Cinema at Scandinavia House returns in a virtual format! Celebrate contemporary Nordic filmmaking with us from home by catching some of the best new films in weekend sessions of contemporary feature films and documentaries. The sixth session of the

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Force of Habit — New Nordic Virtual Cinema

Week 5

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New Nordic Cinema at Scandinavia House returns in a virtual format! Celebrate contemporary Nordic filmmaking with us from home by catching some of the best new films in weekend sessions of contemporary feature films and documentaries. The fifth session of the

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Uncle — New Nordic Virtual Cinema

Week 4

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New Nordic Cinema at Scandinavia House returns in a virtual format! Celebrate contemporary Nordic filmmaking with us from home by catching some of the best new films in weekend sessions of contemporary feature films and documentaries. The fourth session of

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Maria's Paradise & The Reformist — New Nordic Virtual Cinema

Maria's Paradise & The Reformist — New Nordic Virtual Cinema

Week 3

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New Nordic Cinema at Scandinavia House returns in a virtual format! Celebrate contemporary Nordic filmmaking with us from home by catching some of the best new films in weekend sessions of contemporary feature films and documentaries. Films in the second

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Phoenix & Transnistra — New Nordic Virtual Cinema

Phoenix & Transnistra — New Nordic Virtual Cinema

Week 2

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New Nordic Cinema at Scandinavia House returns in a virtual format! Celebrate contemporary Nordic filmmaking with us from home by catching some of the best new films in weekend sessions of contemporary feature films and documentaries. Films in the second session

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The Deposit & Gods of Molenbeek — New Nordic Virtual Cinema

The Deposit & Gods of Molenbeek — New Nordic Virtual Cinema

Week 1

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FRI—February 12 through THU—February 18 Film tickets $13 ($8 ASF Members) Double-feature pass $20 ($12 ASF Members) **Members will receive an email from ASF with their discount code for all films.** Beginning the weekend of February 12, New Nordic Cinema at Scandinavia House

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New Nordic Cinema

Virtual Film Series

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Beginning the weekend of February 12, New Nordic Cinema at Scandinavia House returns in a virtual format! Celebrate contemporary Nordic filmmaking with us from home by catching some of the best new films in weekend sessions of contemporary feature films

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2019

The 12th Man /Den 12. mann

The 12th Man /Den 12. mann

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WED—April 10—7 PM & FRI—April 12—6:30 PM $12 ($7 ASF Members) 135 min. In Norwegian with English subtitles

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The 12th Man /Den 12. mann

The 12th Man /Den 12. mann

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WED—April 10—7 PM & FRI—April 12—6:30 PM $12 ($7 ASF Members) 135 min. In Norwegian with English subtitles

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The Quake /Skjelvet

The Quake /Skjelvet

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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

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The Quake /Skjelvet

The Quake /Skjelvet

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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

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Darling

Darling

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WED—April 24—7 PM & FRI—April 26—6:30 PM $12 ($7 ASF Members) 101 min. In Danish with English subtitles.

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Wonderland / Joulumaa

Wonderland / Joulumaa

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WED—March 20—7 PM & FRI—March 22—6:30 PM $12 ($7 ASF Members) 92 min. In Finnish with English subtitles

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2016

Blind

Blind

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WED—4-20-2016—7 PM $10 ($7 ASF Members) 96 min. | In Norwegian with English subtitles

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Blind

Blind

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FRI—4-22-2016—6:30 PM $10 ($7 ASF Members) 96 min. | In Norwegian with English subtitles

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Silent Heart

Silent Heart

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FRI—5-13-2016—6:30 PM $10 ($7 ASF Members) 98 min. | In Danish with English subtitles

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The Sunfish

The Sunfish

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FRI—5-20-2016—6:30 PM $10 ($7 ASF Members) 100 min. | In Danish with English subtitles

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Silent Heart

Silent Heart

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WED—5-11-2016—7 PM $10 ($7 ASF Members) 98 min. | In Danish with English subtitles

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Paris of the North

Paris of the North

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WED—3-2-2016—7 PM $10 ($7 ASF Members) 95 min. | In Icelandic with English subtitles

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Paris of the North

Paris of the North

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FRI—3-4-2016—6:30 PM $10 ($7 ASF Members) 95 min. | In Icelandic with English subtitles

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Virgin Mountain

Virgin Mountain

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FRI—3-11-2016—6:30 PM $10 ($7 ASF Members) 94 min. | In Icelandic with English subtitles

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Underdog

Underdog

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WED—4-6-2016—7 PM $10 ($7 ASF Members) 97 min. | In Norwegian and Swedish with English subtitles

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Underdog

Underdog

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FR—4-8-2016—6:30 PM $10 ($7 ASF Members) 97 min. | In Norwegian and Swedish with English subtitles

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Women in Oversized Men's Shirts

Women in Oversized Men's Shirts

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WED—4-27-2016—7 PM $10 ($7 ASF Members) 100 min. | In Norwegian with English subtitles

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The Idealist

The Idealist

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FRI—5-6-2016—6:30 PM $10 ($7 ASF Members) 114 min. | In Danish with English subtitles

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The Idealist

The Idealist

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WED—5-4-2016—7 PM $10 ($7 ASF Members) 114 min. | In Danish with English subtitles

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The Master Plan

The Master Plan

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WED— 4-13-2016— 7 PM $10 ($7 ASF Members) 91 min. | In Swedish with English subtitles

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The Master Plan

The Master Plan

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FRI— 4-15-2016— 6:30 PM $10 ($7 ASF Members) 91 min. | In Swedish with English subtitles

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2015

New Nordic Cinema

New Nordic Cinema

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FRI- 2-19-16 – 6:30 PM $10 ($7 ASF Members)

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New Nordic Cinema

New Nordic Cinema

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WED- 2-17-16 – 7 PM $10 ($7 ASF Members)

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New Nordic Cinema

New Nordic Cinema

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FRI- 2-5-16 – 6:30 PM $10 ($7 ASF Members)

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New Nordic Cinema

New Nordic Cinema

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WED – 2-10-16 – 7 PM $10 ($7 ASF Members)

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New Nordic Cinema

New Nordic Cinema

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FRI- 2-12-16 – 6:30 PM $10 ($7 ASF Members)

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