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The Fifteenth Anniversary Scandinavian Film Festival L.A. comes to the Writers Guild Theater, Beverly Hills over two weekends: January 18-19, 25-26, 2014. The yearly showcase of Nordic films and filmmakers, launched in 2000, screens the year’s Scandinavian films submitted to the Academy as nominees for Best Foreign-Language Film as well as other current feature, documentary, and short films.

In 2014 the new BALTIC FILM EXPO @SFFLA brings cinematic offerings from the three Baltic nations - Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania.


10:30 am
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XL

XL, Iceland, 2013, 87 min.,Marteinn Þórsson

12:15 pm
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THE WALL

The Wall, Norway, 2012, 14 min., Lars Klevberg

12:30 pm
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BEFORE SNOWFALL

Før snøen faller, Norway, 2013, 105 min., Hisham Zaman

2:45 pm
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IT'S UP TO YOU

Du velger selv, Norway, 2013, 15 min., Kajsa Næss

3:00 pm
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I AM YOURS

Jeg er din, Norway, 2013, 90 min., Iram Haq
Norwegian submission for "Best Foreign Film" Academy Award    

4:50 pm
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OF HORSES AND MEN

Hross í oss, Iceland, 2013, 80 min., Benedikt Erlingsson
Icelandic submission for "Best Foreign Film" Academy Award

6:00 pm
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GALA

SFFLA's 15th Anniversary opens with a buffet of traditional Scandinavian delights and drinks.  Purchase a Festival Passport or Gala Pass and join in the festivities. 

7:45 pm
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ANTBOY

Antboy, Denmark, 2013, 77 min., Ask Hasselbalch
U.S. Premiere  


10:30 am
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PAAVO, A LIFE IN FIVE COURSES

Paavo, viisi annosta elämää, Finland, 2010,  71 (58) min., Documentary, Hanna Hemilä

11:45 am
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8-BALL

8-Pallo, Finland, 2013, 107 minutes, Aku Louhimies

2:00 pm
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ABOVE DARK WATERS

Tumman veden päällä, Finland, 2013, 108 min.,Peter Franzén 

4:15 pm
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EAT, SLEEP, DIE

Äta sova dö, Sweden, 2012, 100 min., Gabriela Pichler
Swedish submission for "Best Foreign Film" Academy Award - Presented in cooperation with Women in Film

6:20 pm
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THE HUNT

Jagten, Denmark, 2012, 111 min., Thomas Vinterberg 
 "Best Foreign Film" Academy Award & Golden Globe Nominee

8:15 pm
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MARIA KROYER

Marie Krøyer, Denmark, 2012, 103 min., Billie August


10:30 am
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THE HOUR OF THE LYNX

I Lossens Time, Denmark, 2013, 92 min., Søren Kragh-Jacobsen

12:30 pm
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MUSHROOMING

Seenelkäik, Estonia, 2012, 93 min., Toomas Hussar
Estonian Submission for 2013 "Best Foreign Film" Academy Award

2:30 pm
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MOTHER I LOVE YOU

Mammu, es tevi limu, Latvia, 2013, 83 min., Janis Nords
Latvian submission for "Best Foreign Film" Academy Award

4:30 pm
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THE DISCIPLE

Lärjungen - Oppipoika, Finland, 2013, 80 min., Ulrika Bengts
Finnish submission for "Best Foreign Film" Academy Award

6:15 pm
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SWEA

SWEA Los Angeles - Film Grant Presentation

6:30 pm
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CALL GIRL

Call Girl, Sweden, 2012, 140 minutes, Mikael Marcimain

9:00 pm
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FROST

Frost, Iceland, 2012, 80 minutes, Reynir Lyngdal
Presented in cooperation with Screamfest


11:15 am
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RELIANCE

Förtroligheten, Sweden, 2013, 108 min., William Olsson

1:30 pm
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CONVERSATIONS ON SERIOUS TOPICS

Pokalbiai rimtomis temomis, Lithuania, 2012, 65 min., Giedrė Beinoriūtė  
Lithuanian submission for "Best Foreign Film" Academy Award

3:00 pm
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THE SHOOTER

Skytten, Denmark, 2013, 94 min., Annette K. Olesen

5:05 pm
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DO I HAVE TO TAKE CARE OF EVERYTHING?

Pitääkö mun kaikki hoitaa?, Finland, 2013, 7 minutes, Selma Vihunen
"Best Live Action Short" Academy Award Nominee

5:15 pm
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ZWEI LEBEN

Two Lives, Norway/Germany, 2012, 97 min., Georg Maas & Judith Kaufmann  
German submission for "Best Foreign Film" Academy Award

7:30 pm
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WE ARE THE BEST

Vi är bäst!, Sweden, 2013, 102 minutes, Lukas Moodysson


1/25 - 12:30 pm
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MUSHROOMING

Seenelkäik, Estonia, 2012, 93 min., Toomas Hussar
Estonian Submission for 2013 "Best Foreign Film" Academy Award

1/25 - 2:30 pm
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MOTHER I LOVE YOU

Mammu, es tevi limu, Latvia, 2013, 83 min., Janis Nords
Latvian submission for "Best Foreign Film" Academy Award

1/26 - 1:30 pm
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CONVERSATIONS ON SERIOUS TOPICS

Pokalbiai rimtomis temomis, Lithuania, 2012, 65 min., Giedrė Beinoriūtė  
Lithuanian submission for "Best Foreign Film" Academy Award