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Nordisk Panorama Documentary Festival Opens

The Nordic documentary festival Nordisk Panorama, celebrating its 20th anniversary this year, opened in Reykjavík yesterday. Since 1989, the festival has rotated annually between the five Nordic countries, Sweden, Iceland, Norway, Denmark and Finland.

Out of 520 films submitted for this year’s festival, 72 were chosen for competition, 21 documentaries, 40 short films, 11 films were chosen for New Nordic Voices and in addition to these films 22 projects were chosen for pitching at Nordisk Forum, as the festival’s website reads.

Special programs that will run during the festival include Rafskinna, a visual art magazine in English and Icelandic, featuring short films, documentaries, live performances, art, music videos and more by Icelandic and international artists.

Selected material from Rafskinna will be displayed in Reykjavík Art Museum – Hafnarhús on September 27 between 2 pm and 4 pm and on September 29 between 3 pm and 5 pm. Admission to the museum is free.

The festival runs through September 30.

Click here to check out the program of Nordisk Panorama and here to read more about the festival.

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