Scandinavian FF in Australia

Christof Wehmeier #ScandiFilmFest2021

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The 2021 programme includes several international festival favourites and award-winners with 20 Australian premieres, highlighting the diversity and sophistication of the region that goes beyond just ‘Nordic noir’.

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PODCAST | Cristiana Palmieri interviews Christof Wehmeier, Festival Co-Curator of the Scandinavian Film Festival.

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Christof Wehmeier is the Festival Manager at the Icelandic Film Centre in Reykjavik and co-curator of the Scandinavian Film Festival presented by Palace in Australia. Christof talks about Nordic cinema, similarities and differences that characterise productions coming from the Nordic countries, the authentic stories they tell and the genuine characters they portray, which are behind the success of the Nordic cinema.

The Scandinavian Film Festival showcases the best contemporary Nordic cinema from Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Finland and Iceland, selected from international film festival to present a curated selection for the Australian audience. The festival runs nationally in Australia in major cities until the end of July.

To discover more about the Festival, click here.

  • Reporter
    Cristiana Palmieri
  • Guest
    Christof Wehmeier
  • Interviewee role
    Festival Co-Curator
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