Nordic Film Festival

Nordic Film Festival June 4–14, 2015

Istanbul Modern Cinema presents a new series of programs bringing together world-renowned, fresh new films from Scandinavia. The series features much talked-about Danish, Finnish, Swedish, Icelandic, and Norwegian films that got the thumbs-up from audiences, critics, and festivals alike. The selection for this year’s program features veteran Norwegian director Bent Hamer’s latest film “1001 Grams”; winner of the Golden Lion at Venice “A Pigeon Sat on a Branch Reflecting on Existence”, directed by veteran Swedish director Roy Andersson; and Academy Award-winning director Susanne Bier’s “A Second Chance” starring Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, leading actor in the series “Game of Thrones”.

Program Guest: Hisham Zaman

Hisham Zaman, the director of “Before Snowfall” and “Letter to the King”, will be our guest for the Turkey premiere of his film “Letter to the King”. The director will be answering your questions after the screening of “Letter to the King” on June 4 at 17.00 and after the screening of “Before Snowfall” on June 6 at 15.00.