Ticketwire: Nokas added to Norwegian line-up plus directors in person!

Nokas

Just added: Nokas!

Don't miss Nokas, Erik Skjoldbjærg’s pulse-pounding portrayal of the sensational 2004 Norwegian bank robbery. Just added to the line-up of films in The Far Side of Paradise: New Films from Norway, Nokas screens on Wednesday, April 27 at 9pm and Saturday,  April 30 at 6:40pm. Info/Tickets >>

Three directors in person!

Maria Sødahl joins us for the screenings of  Limbo on Wednesday, April 27 at 4pm and Thursday,  April 28 at 9pm. Line Verndal is radiant and moving as a wife who discovers there is a dark side to the sunny climes of Trinidad. Info/Tickets >>

Actor Stellan Skarsgård joins director Marius Holst joins us for the screenings of King of Devil’s Island on Wednesday, April 27 at 6:15pm and Saturday, April 30 at 8:30pm. The film is based on a notorious uprising at a boys’ reform school in 1915 that required military intervention. Info/Tickets >>

Bent Hamer joins us for the screenings of Home for Christmas on Sunday, May 1 at 6pm and Tuesday, May 3 at 6:15pm. The Norwegian all-star, who directed the superb Charles Bukowski adaptation Factotum, once again displays his wry, deadpan tone in a set of darkly comic Christmastime tales about the travails and passions of a small town’s inhabitants. Info/Tickets >>

Who is Edith Calmar?

Edith Carlmar was not only Norway’s first female director, but she made what is considered to be country’s first film noir (Death Is a Caress) and introduced the great actress Liv Ullman to audiences around the world with The Wayward Girl . Find out more on Friday, April 29 when Ingrid Dokka, a Norwegian film scholar who has written extensively on Edith Carlmar, joins us after the 6:45pm screening of Death Is a Caress. Info/Tickets >>

Save with a Three-Film Pass!

See three films in the The Far Side of Paradise: New Films from Norway for only $27 ($21 Students & Seniors/ $18 Members). BONUS OFFER: Free ticket to either the Short Film Program  or the Experimental Film Program with purchase of a Three-Film Pass! Buy now >>

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