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  • Scandinavian Cinema: 'Nordic Twilight' Heats Up Frozen North

    In case there was any doubt Scandinavian filmmakers are proving they can deliver more than crime thrillers like "The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo." With Spanish cinema still caught up in the economic recession storm, Scandinavia is emerging as a fresh...
  • LevelK Unleashes 'Drone' At Goteborg (EXCLUSIVE)

    Gearing up for Goteborg's Nordic Film Market, LevelK has acquired Tonje Hessen Schei's "Drone," a Norwegian-produced docu shedding light on the drone industry. The docu, produced by Lars Loge at Flimmer Film, investigates the consequences of drone...
  • Men's super combined

    Men's super combined
    When: Feb. 14. Best of the U.S.: Ted Ligety, Bode Miller. Best of the rest: Aksel Lund Svindal (Norway), Alexis Pinturault (France), Marcel Hirscher (Austria). U.S. chances to medal: Pretty good, given Ligety won combined gold in 2006 at Turin and...
  • Men's curling

    Men's curling
    When: Feb. 10-21. The field: Since curling joined the Olympics in 1998, Canada has played for every gold medal on the men's side, winning the last two. The Canadians are ranked first in the world. Britain, Sweden, Norway (silver in Vancouver in 2010)...
  • Berlin: Buyers Check Into Moland's 'In Order Of Disappearance'

    BERLIN- A raft of buyers have checked into Hans Petter Moland's Berlin competition contender "In Order Of Disappearance." Sold by TrustNordisk, "Disappearance" has been acquired for France and Andorra (Chrysalis Films), Benelux (Wildbunch), Turkey and...
  • Review: 'Cockroaches' by Jo Nesbo

    Review: 'Cockroaches' by Jo Nesbo
    What is it with Scandinavians? They've got the highest quality of life in the world, thanks to a non-insane attitude toward social welfare and state paternalism. They have sublime landscapes and really cool mythology. And yet, culturally, the Nordic...
  • TrustNordisk Inks More Deals On Berlinale Competition Player 'In Order Of Disappearance'

    Scandi sales outfit TrustNordisk has closed further deals on Hans Petter Moland's "In Order of Disappearance" following its Feb.10 unspooling in competition at the Berlinale. New deals were closed for Italy (Teodora Film), Switzerland (Xenix...
  • Frost cracks damage and destroy some trees on North Shore

    Frost cracks damage and destroy some trees on North Shore
    Although the historically low temperatures that swept through the area earlier this month have departed, the extreme cold damaged – and even destroyed – some plant life in towns along the North Shore. Following a polar vortex earlier this...
  • Fred Kavli dies at 86; businessman gave millions to research

    Fred Kavli dies at 86; businessman gave millions to research
    Nobel prizes in science often go to researchers of an advanced age — many are retired by the time the call comes from Oslo saying they've won. Fred Kavli, a Norwegian immigrant who got rich from a business he founded in Van Nuys making...
  • Longer maternity leave in Norway has few long-term benefits, study says

    Longer maternity leave in Norway has few long-term benefits, study says
    Nearly doubling maternity leave in Norway had little long-term effect on children's school performance, parent's income or the labor participation of women, a new study found. Extending paid leave for new Norwegian mothers to 35 weeks to 18 weeks...
  • 'Frozen' characters set to visit Epcot's Norway, be seen in Magic Kingdom show

    'Frozen' characters set to visit Epcot's Norway, be seen in Magic Kingdom show
    Characters from "Frozen," Disney's next animated feature, will make appearances at Epcot's Norway pavilion and in a Magic Kingdom presentation later this year, Disney World announced. The film, which debuts in theaters on Nov. 27, features optimistic...
  • Albania won't be host site for destruction of Syria chemical weapons

    WASHINGTON — Despite pressure from the Obama administration, Albania's prime minister said Friday that he would not allow the destruction of Syria's chemical weapons in the European country. Prime Minister Edi Rama surprised some Western officials...