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Nordic Nights Film Series Returns for Winter 2017

Presented by the Icelandic Canadian Club of Toronto, The Consulate of Finland, the School of Image Arts, Ryerson University and Finnish Studies at U of T. FILM:  Cheer Up – documentary (Finnish with English subtitles) DIRECTOR: Christy Garland WHEN: Tuesday, January 24, 2017 TRAILER: http://www.cheerupmovie.com/ Film will be preceded by short film made by students […]

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Nordic Nights – Bjarnfreðarson – by Rachel Young

  Tuesday, November 22, 2016. Doors open at 6pm and movie starts at 6:30pm. Room IMA 307 Ryerson University 122 Bond Street. Icelandic with English Subtitles. Admission is FREE but donations are always welcome. Bjarnfreðarson is the story of the eternally willful Georg Bjarnfreðarson. A legend in his own mind. A power hungry man who […]

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NORDIC NIGHTS FILM SERIES RETURNS: RAMS (HRUTUR)

TUESDAY SEPTEMBER 27 Doors open 6 pm, movie at 6.30 pm Location: Room IMA307, Third floor – School of Image Arts, Ryerson University 122 Bond St. Presented by ICCT, School of Image Arts, Ryerson University FREE but donations gratefully received. Film: Rams (Hrútur) 2015 93 mins. Director: Grímur Hákonarsson Starring: Charlotte Bøving, Theodór Júlíusson, Sigurõur […]

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Nordic Night Presents: Grandma Lo-Fi

Nordic Nights Presents: Film: Grandma Lo-Fi The Basement Tapes of Sigríður Níelsdóttir When: Tuesday February 9, 2016 Doors open at 6pm, movie at 6:30pm Where: Ryerson University 122 Bond Street, Room IMA 307 Wheelchair accessible TRAILER FREE, but donations gratefully accepted. At the tender age of 70 she started recording and releasing her own music […]

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Nordic Night Presents: Of Horses and Men, Dec 1

FILM: ‘Of Horses and Men’ ( Hross í Oss ). 2013. 81 min. DIRECTOR: Benedikt Erlingsson STARRING: Ingvar Eggert Sigurðsson Icelandic with English subtitles TELEGRAPH, UK, Review Of Horses and Men, the directorial debut of Icelandic actor, writer and stage director Benedikt Erlingsson, is formed of six interlocking fables of rural life. Each involves at […]

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Nordic Nights Presents: Cold Fever Sept. 29

NORDIC NIGHTS RETURNS TUESDAY SEPTEMBER 29TH AT 6.30 PM ´COLD FEVER´ (Á KÖLDUM KLAKA) is our first Icelandic film this season. Director is Friðrik Þór Friðriksson, previous Oscar nominee for ´Children of Nature´ This film, in English, features a Japanese businessman who reluctantly visits Iceland to perform a ceremony in honour of his parents, who […]

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