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The 15th Annual Scandinavian Film Festival L.A. comes to the Writers Guild Theater, Beverly Hills over two weekends: January 18, 19, 25, 26, 2014. Part of  the "winter film season" build up to awards-- SFFLA was launched in 2000, offering a program of films from the top of Europe, showcasing Nordic films and filmmakers, with as many as possible of the Nordic Oscar submissions in the context of current feature, documentary and short films--  and now with a bonus Baltic component of select films from around the Baltic neighborhood including.  Starting in 2014 with  BALTIC FILM EXPO @SFFLA the festival initiated 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