Acclaimed Docs ‘Flee’ and ‘Gunda’ Among Nominees for Nordic Council Film Prize
Two internationally-acclaimed documentaries from the Nordic region – “Flee” and “Gunda” – are among the five films nominated for a Nordic Council Film Prize.This is the most prestigious film award in the Nordic region, celebrating films with unique artistic visions that actively engage with Nordic culture.
It’s the eighteenth year the Nordic Council Film Prize is awarded, and the winner will be announced on Nov.
2 in Copenhagen, taking home a prize of Dkk 300,000 to be shared equally among the screenwriter, director, and producer.
Here are the five film nominations:“Flee,” (Jonas Poher Rasmussen, Denmark)Co-written by Amin (a pseudonym), and produced by leading Danish company Final Cut for Reel (nominated for an Oscar for both “The Act of Killing” and “The Look of Silence”), the film has already had a hugely successful festival circuit run.
At Sundance, it won the Grand Jury Prize in the World Cinema Documentary section, while
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