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The Norwegian International Film Festival 2013

The 41st Norwegian International Film Festival in Haugesund from 15 to 22 August 2013.
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The 2012 Hestenes Award to Inger Merete Hobbelstad

Inger Merete Hobbelstad, journalist for the newspaper Dagbladet, was Monday evening presented with the 2012 Hestenes Award during the Norwegian International Film Festival in Haugesund.
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Magnificent festival opening with Kon-Tiki

Kon-Tiki was greeted with a standing ovation when the film was shown in four full halls at the opening of the 40th Norwegian Film Festival in Haugesund last night.

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The international film industry gather in Haugesund

Today the Nordic film market New Nordic Films opens for the 18th time in Haugesund. The Norwegian International Film Festival's Nordic section gather 343 professionals from 28 nations to watch films, discuss films, buy films and enter agreements about new film projects.
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Kon-Tiki åpner Den 40. norske filmfestivalen i Haugesund

The film programme is ready:
Norwegian film premieres every day during the festival

The Norwegian International Film Festival is proud to present this year's film programme. As many as seven Norwegian feature films will premiere during the festival, which in its anniversary year again fulfils its goal of presenting Norwegian premieres every single day.
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”The Almost Man” to close the main programme in Haugesund

The Norwegian International Film Festival is proud to confirm that Martin Lund's feature film The Almost Man will close the festival main programme on Tuesday 21 August in Haugesund.
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Henriette Steenstrup

”I belong” with world premiere at The Norwegian International Film Festival

The new Norwegian film I Belong will receive its world premiere during the Norwegian International Film Festival in Haugesund on Monday 20 August. This is director Dag Johan Haugerud's first feature film. He has also written the script.
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Norsk Ungdomssymfoniorkester

Anniversary concert with The Norwegian Youth Symphony Orchestra

In connection with the opening of the 40th Norwegian International Film Festival, the Norwegian Youth Symphony Orchestra will give a film concert in Haugesund with music and clips from popular films. The concert will take place on the Maritim Outdoor Stage on Saturday 18 August, after the world premiere of Kon-Tiki.
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"I Belong" won the Nordic film award in Haugesund

I Belong was selected as the best Nordic film and the winner of the «Viaplay Nordic Film Award Haugesund» when the festival awards were presented in Haugesund tonight. Director Dag Johan Haugerud shares the award of NOK 75,000 with the film's producers, Yngve Sæther and Sigve Endresen of Motlys. The Audience Award went to the festival's opening film Kon-Tiki, directed by Joachim Rønning and Espen Sandberg.
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Standing ovation for Bravehearts

Last Sunday the feature documentary Bravehearts were screened for the festival public at Edda cinema. And the film went straight home with the public.
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Glade Amandavinnere 2012 (foto:Helge Hansen)

The 2012 Amanda winners (17 August 2012)

Turn Me On, Goddammit! won the award for Best Norwegian Film in Theatrical Release, Joachim Trier won Best Direction for Oslo, August 31st, while the public voted for their favourite film, Headhunters, to win the People's Amanda, when the 2012 Amanda Awards found their happy winners in Haugesund tonight. With four Amanda Awards, including Best Screenplay, Pål Sletaune's Babycall won the most awards.
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Festivaldirektør Gunnar Johan Løvvik (foto: Helge Hansen)

A New Nordic film award in Haugesund

The Norwegian International Film Festival is pleased to announce the establishment of a new film award – ”The Viaplay Nordic Film Award Haugesund”– during this year's festival. Nordic films that are screened in the festival official programme are candidates to win the award, which amounts to NOK 75,000 and is given to the winning film's director and producer.
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Diverse seminar programme during the film festival

In the Festival Seminar we will collect seven of the Norwegian Ministers of Culture since the 1980s to discuss Norwegian film policy, and influential film storytellers with experience from both Hollywood and the Nordic countries are sharing their knowledge in the Film Conversation.
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Kathrine Haugens Svis avslutter ungdomsprogrammet 15+ i Haugesund

World Premiere of ”Squeeze” in Haugesund

The Norwegian International Film Festival has the pleasure to announce that Kathrine Haugen's youth film Squeeze will receive its world premiere in Haugesund. It will the closing film of the 15+ side programme and is screened as part of the festival's anniversary party on Wednesday 22 August.
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Ingmar Bergman og Liv Ullmann

”Liv & Ingmar” to open Nordic Focus with Liv Ullmann as honorary guest

The Norwegian documentary Liv & Ingmar by Dheeraj Akolkar will open the Nordic audience programme Nordic Focus in Haugesund on Friday 17 August. Liv Ullmann, Honorary President of the Norwegian International Film Festival, will be present at the gala premiere.
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Waiting Room - av Pia MYrvoLD

Pia MYrvoLD to come to Haugesund with new art project

Pia MYrvoLD's digital art project «Electronic Curtain - Moving Picture» will receive its first performance on 18 August during the Norwegian International Film Festival in Haugesund. The art project will decorate the movie screens during the entire festival, and the next week it travels on to the Audience Festival in Stavanger and Sandnes
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