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News, 11/2/2018

Nordic Film Week

The Nordic Film Week started on 1st of November 2018 with an opening event in Herzliya, where the Nordic ambassadors opened the film week together. During the event, Nordic films were screened in five cinemas. In addition to Tel Aviv, there were screenings in Jerusalem, Sderot Herzliya and Holon.

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Nordic ambassadors
Nordic Ambassadors opened the film week

The directors of the Finnish comedy Heavy Trip, Jukka Vidgren and Juuso Laatio, visited Israel during the film week and participated in film screenings. In Tel Aviv, Herzliya and Jerusalem, directors answered to the audience's questions after the movie. Audience seemed excited about the movie and directors answered many questions.

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Jukka Vidgren ja Juuso Laatio
Directors of the Heavy Trip, Jukka Vidgren and Juuso Laatio

At the closing event for the Nordic Film Week, they screened a Swedish documentary called “Army of Lovers in the Holy Land”.  Army of Lovers band members Jean-Pierre Barda and Dominika Peczynski attended to the screening and answered the audience's questions afterwards.

Nordic Film Week was a successful event and the Nordic cooperation was a great success.

Nordic Cinema Showcase
Nordic Cinema Showcase
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