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Nordic Nights – Fúsi (Virgin Mountain)

FILM:  VIRGIN MOUNTAIN   (Fúsi)   1 hr. 34 min.  Icelandic, English subtitles Director   Dagur Kári    Starring  Gunnar Jónsson, Ilmur Kristjánsdóttir      Icelandic with English subtitles WHEN:   Tuesday, February 28    Doors open 6, film at 6.30   Fusi, the hero of Icelandic director Dagur Kari’s fourth feature, is, to quote the cliche, […]

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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 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: 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 Nights Film Series: Of Horses and Men

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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