Tuesday, January 14, 2014

Nordic Films on the Big Screen

Are you a fan of Nordic films? Here are three upcoming film festivals happening in the United States this winter. The festivals showcase documentaries, feature-length films and shorts from Norway, Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Sweden.

What: Nordic Lights Film Festival
When: Jan. 17-19, 2014
Where: SIFF Film Center, Seattle

What: The Scandinavian Film Festival L.A.
When: Jan. 18, 19, 25, 26, 2014
Where: Writers Guild Theater, Beverly Hills

What: Nordic Lights Film Festival
When: Feb. 28-March 6, 2014
Where: St. Anthony Main Theater, Minneapolis

If you aren’t able to attend one of these film festivals, Scandinavia House in New York shows Nordic films year-round. There’s also a growing number of Norwegian tiles on Netflix. Also, Sons of Norway members can check out the media lending library for a selection of great films. Log in to your Sons of Norway account to learn more. Happy viewing!

Anya Britzius is associate managing editor of Viking. She lives in Minneapolis, Minn., and enjoys baking, reading and keeping up on modern Norwegian trends.

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