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Toronto International Film Festival

Discover the fascinating Nordic films that are in the Official Selection of the 46th TIFF.Nine of our films will be screened in total at this year's hybrid festival edition - with two World Premieres and one International Premiere!

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The Scandinavian Films team is more than happy to chat with you during the festival and discuss the Nordic films.

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Industry screenings at TIFF

For all the industry professionals who are attending TIFF 2021: don't miss out on our marketing screenings from this year's Industry Selects thatare available from Sep 8-10.

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Contemporary World Cinema

Compartment no. 6

Juho Kuosmanen / Finland / 2021 / 107 min

As a train weaves its way up to the arctic circle, two strangers share a journey that will change their perspective on life.

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The Gravedigger's Wife

Khadar Ayderus Ahmed / Finland / 2021 / 88 min

In times of misfortune, Guled and his family have to push themselves to the limits in order to reunite with their family.

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Special Presentations

The Middle Man

Bent Hamer / Norway, Canada, Germany, Denmark / 2021 / 95 min / World Premiere

In a town plagued by disaster, one man has the job of breaking the worst news to its citizens, in director Bent Hamer’s wryly amusing absurdist drama.

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Gala Presentations

The Worst Person in the World

Joachim Trier / Norway / 2021 / 121 min

Julie is turning thirty, navigating the troubled waters of her love life and struggles to find her career path – her life is an existential mess.

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Short Cuts

Successful Thawing of Mr. Moro

Jerry Carlsson / Sweden / 2021 / 15 min / International Premiere

An elderly man learns that his ex-partner is about to return after being cryopreserved for 43 years.

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TIFF Docs

Flee

Jonas Poher Rasmussen / Denmark, France, Sweden, Norway / 2021 / 90 min

In this poignant animated documentary from Danish filmmaker Jonas Poher Rasmussen, a man shares his journey as a child refugee from Afghanistan.

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Discovery

As In Heaven

Tea Lindeburg / Denmark / 2021 / 86 min / World Premiere

Religious dogma and superstition threaten the dreams of a young 19th-century woman, in Tea Lindeburg’s period film that feels eerily contemporary.

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Industry Selects

Quake

Tinna Hrafnsdottir / Iceland / 2021 / 90 min

Saga, a single mother, gets hit by a fierce epileptic attack that results in total memory loss. Afraid of being considered unable to take care of her son, Saga attempts to hide her condition from others

Screening opportunity: 𝗦𝗲𝗽𝘁𝗲𝗺𝗯𝗲𝗿 𝟴𝘁𝗵, 𝘀𝘁𝗮𝗿𝘁𝗶𝗻𝗴 𝗮𝘁 𝟭𝟬:𝟬𝟬 𝗔𝗠 𝗘𝗗𝗧 𝗳𝗼𝗿 𝗮 𝘄𝗮𝘁𝗰𝗵 𝘄𝗶𝗻𝗱𝗼𝘄 𝗼𝗳 𝟰𝟴 𝗵𝗼𝘂𝗿𝘀.

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I am Zlatan

Jens Sjögren / Sweden / 2021 / 100 min

Son of Balkan immigrants Zlatan Ibrahimovic, born in Sweden, becomes, after a rough childhood, a Swedish football champion of several decades.

Screening opportunity: 𝗦𝗲𝗽𝘁𝗲𝗺𝗯𝗲𝗿 𝟴𝘁𝗵, 𝘀𝘁𝗮𝗿𝘁𝗶𝗻𝗴 𝗮𝘁 𝟭 𝗣𝗠 𝗘𝗗𝗧 𝗳𝗼𝗿 𝗮 𝘄𝗮𝘁𝗰𝗵 𝘄𝗶𝗻𝗱𝗼𝘄 𝗼𝗳 𝟰𝟴 𝗵𝗼𝘂𝗿𝘀.

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Contact us

We are more than happy to present our exciting upcoming films to you and get to know what is happening in your part of the business and world. Feel free you reach out!

Jacob Neiiendam
Danish Film Institute
HEAD OF INTERNATIONAL
Lizette Gram Mygind
Danish Film Institute
FESTIVAL CONSULTANT, FEATURE FILMS
Jaana Puskala
Finnish Film Foundation
HEAD OF INTERNATIONAL
Jenni Domingo
Finnish Film Foundation
INTERNATIONAL PROMOTION COORDINATOR, FEATURE FILMS
Christof Wehmeier
Icelandic Film Centre
HEAD OF FESTIVAL PROMOTION
Dag Asbjørnsen
Norwegian Film Institute
HEAD OF INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS
Stine Oppegaard
Norwegian Film Institute
MANAGER INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS, FEATURE FILMS
Petter Mattsson
Swedish Film Institute
HEAD OF INTERNATIONAL
Theo Tsappos
Swedish Film Institute
FESTIVAL MANAGER, FEATURE FILMS

Discover

Explore the coolest new Nordic productions from the film catalogues and get to know the Nordic co-production programmes from the brochure by Nordisk Film and TV Fund.

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