$45 – $75

Nordic Oscar Contenders - Series Pass

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Scandinavia House

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New York, NY 10016

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NORDIC OSCAR CONTENDERS THU—JAN 3 THROUGH FRI—JAN 18

$14 ($10 ASF Members) Series Pass $75 ($55 ASF Members)

Catch films chosen to compete for the Oscar nomination for the 2018 Best Foreign Language Film from Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Iceland, Latvia, Norway, and Sweden.

THE GUILTY /Den skyldige

THU—JANUARY 3—7 PM

85 min. In Danish with English subtitles. In this crime thriller, alarm dispatcher and demoted police officer Asger Holm receives an emergency call from a kidnapped woman. When the call is disconnected, Holm must unravel the mystery to get aid to her by any means necessary. Directed by Gustav Möller (Denmark, 2018).

EUTHANIZER /Armomurhaaja

FRI—JANUARY 4—7 PM

85 min. In Finnish with English subtitles. Village loner Veijo runs a black-market operation euthanizing people's ailing pets. When a mechanic with neo-Nazi ties wants him to put down a healthy pit bull, Veijo's affinity for the animal puts him in dangerous territory in this wild black comedy. Directed by Teemu Nikki (Finland, 2018).

TO BE CONTINUED /Turpinājums

TUE—JANUARY 8—7 PM

95 min. In Latvian with English subtitles. Shot over the course of two years, this documentary follows seven children in various parts of the country: each with separate backgrounds, and all at the intersection of various historical, social and economic processes. What are the skills, values and hopes instilled into them by the legacy of the past and the reality of today? Directed by Ivars Seleckis (Latvia, 2018).

WOMAN AT WAR /Kona fer í stríð

WED—JANUARY 9—7 PM

100 min. In Icelandic with English subtitles. Fifty-year-old Halla leads a double life as an environmental activist, disrupting the aluminium industry and known only by her alias "The Woman of the Mountain." When Halla receives unexpected lnews, she decides to plot one last attack. Directed by Benedikt Erlingsson (Iceland, 2018).

TAKE IT OR LEAVE IT /Võta või jäta

FRI—JANUARY 11—7 PM

102 min. In Estonian with English subtitles. Construction worker Erik gets earth-shattering news: his ex-girlfriend, whom he hasn't seen in months, is going into labor with his child. His ex isn't ready for motherhood, which means the girl will be put up for adoption — unless Erik steps up. Directed by Liina Trishkina-Vanhatalo (Estonia, 2018).

BORDER /Gräns

WED—JANUARY 16—7 PM

104 min. In Swedish with English subtitles. Customs official Tina is well-respected for being able to track down violations, but her colleagues don't know her secret: Her extraordinary sense of smell can detect anyone's darkest secrets. When she meets a traveller who understands her abilities, their mysterious bond has otherworldly implications. Directed by Ali Abbasi (Sweden, 2018).

WHAT WILL PEOPLE SAY /Hva vil folk si

FRI—JANUARY 18—7 PM

106 min. In Norwegian and Urdu with English subtitles. Nisha leads a double life: At home with her family, she's the perfect Pakistani daughter, but with friends she's a regular Norwegian teenager. When she's caught with a boyfriend, Nisha's two worlds collide — criticized by her community, Nisha is sent to live with extended relatives in Pakistan. Based on true events from director Iram Haq's life (Norway, 2018).



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