Norway Magnified


  • The King’s Choice

    Kongens Nei

    NO/IE/DE/SE, 2016; 130 min.; se, de, no, de / en sub / sk tit

    Director: Erik Poppe

    The King’s Choice is based on a true story about three dramatic days in April of 1940, when the King of Norway is presented with the monstrous ultimatum from the Germans: surrender or die. With German soldiers hunting them down,…

  • Pinchcliffe Grand Prix

    Flåklypa Grand Prix

    NO, 1975; 87 min.; no / en sub / sk tit

    Director: Ivo Caprino

    Theodore and his two assistants, Sonny and Lambert, earn a living repairing bicycles, making new inventions and manufacturing computerised flagpoles for the Swiss Navy. One day they find out that Theodore’s former assistant has swiped one of his great inventions,…

  • DRIB


    NO, 2017; 90 min.; no, en / en sub / sk tit

    Director: Kristoffer Borgli

    Amir is a performance artist and stand-up comedian who creates real characters and stories that unfold online in media real time. When his staged fight videos from the streets of Oslo go viral and hit international news headlines in 2014,…

  • Thursday 13. 09. 14:00

    Cinema Club



    NO/SE, 2017; 90 min.; no / en sub / sk tit

    Director: Margreth Olin

    Childhood is a feature-length film about children and how they play on their own terms. An observational documentary that follows the children in Aurora Kindergarten throughout a year. These are children from one to seven years old. It is a…

  • Wednesday 12. 09. 23:00

    House of Arts



    NO, 2016; 96 min.; no / cz tit

    Director: Erik Skjoldbjærg

    1978. All around a village in the south of Norway forests and abandoned buildings are being set on fire. Nineteen-year-old Dag, son of a fire chief, is unsuccessful in all his attempts to fit in the local community and the…

  • Wednesday 12. 09. 17:00

    Cinema Club

    From the Balcony

    Fra balkongen

    NO, 2017; 86 min.; no / en sub / cz tit

    Director: Ole Giæver

    From the Balcony takes you on a journey through one year in the life of Ole and his family, living in Brochmannsgate 12A, Oslo, Norway, Europe, Earth, Universe. What if you would take a break from the rollercoaster called life…

  • The Tree Feller


    NO, 2017; 80 min.; no / en sub / cz tit

    Director: Jorunn Myklebust Syversen

    Anders is a 39-year-old man who decides to give up on his ordinary life in the city. He moves to a quiet little farm that belonged to his deceased parents and spends his days out in the forest, aimlessly chopping…

  • Valley of Shadows

    Skyggenes dal

    NO, 2017; 90 min.; no / en sub / cz tit

    Director: Jonas Matzow Gulbrandsen

    Between the sea and the mountains in a small village in Norway, Aslak (6) lives with his mother Astrid. A tragic event occurs that Aslak can’t quite understand and Astrid struggles to handle. Aslak’s friend shows him a macabre scene;…

  • What Will People Say (Opening Ceremony)

    Hva vil folk si

    NO/DE/SE, 2017; 106 min.; no, urdu / en sub / sk tit

    Director: Iram Haq

    Fifteen-year-old Nisha lives a double life. At home in Oslo, she obeys the traditions and values of Pakistani family life, but outside with her friends she is just like any other Norwegian teenager. One day, Nisha’s two worlds brutally collide…

  • Tuesday 11. 09. 17:00

    Cinema Club

    The World is Waiting

    Verden venter

    NO, 2014; 108 min.; no / en sub / sk tit

    Director: Mariken Halle

    We meet three Swedish women working as waitresses in Oslo one summer. They are going to start their own theatre and need money. They get advice from older men on how to start (or not to start) a company. A…