60th Nordic Film Days Luebeck

30.10.2018 to 04.11.2018
Luebeck

On the occasion of the 60th anniversary of the Nordic Film Festival, the festival has been extended by one day and featured 199 films in 6 days. The INTERFILM jury awarded the Church Film Prize which is endowed with 5000.- € to "Woman at War", directed by Benedikt Erlingsson from Iceland. The film also won the main prize of the festival, the NDR Film Prize, as well as the Baltic Film Prize and the Audience Award of the Luebeck newspaper, the "Lübecker Nachrichten".

The feature film competition presented 17 films. The Baltic States which celebrate their independence 100 years ago, and Iceland were the focus of this year's festival with films in all sections. A small homage in the section "Specials" was dedicated to Ingmar Bergman.

Link: Festival website

Awards

Woman at War
Gegen den Strom
Directed by:
2018

The INTERFILM jury awards its prize to a film that upgrades the creation order. The preservation of the environment and of the whole planet is made an intrusive and humorous as well as contentwise and formally convincing topic. In addition, the film asks what opportunities the individual has within the limits of democratic action or beyond.