For its 33rd edition in 2022, Nordisk Panorama has selected 64 films to compete across its five competition categories between 22-27 September. Featuring documentaries tackling urgent issues and short films reaffirming the power of imagination, Nordisk Panorama will release its full programme on 1 September.
The documentary selection features promising newcomers as well as internationally acclaimed filmmakers, among which are Simon Lereng Wilmont’s A House Made of Splinters, Susanna Helke’s Ruthless Times – Songs of Care and Magnus Gertten’s Nelly & Nadine. The 15 films competing in the Best Nordic Documentary category also include How to Save a Dead Friend (dir. Marusya Syroechkovskaya), The Eclipse (dir. Nataša Urban), The Killing of a Journalist (dir. Matt Sarnecki), and Invisible Demons (dir. Rahul Jain).
A further six documentaries screen as part of the New Nordic Voice competition, including Calendar Girls (dir. Maria Loohufvud & Love Martinsen), Memory of Life (dir. Juhani Haukka), Moosa Lane (dir. Anita M. Hopland), No Place Like Home (dir. Emilie Beck), See Me as I am (dir. Louise Leth), and The Scars of Ali Boulala (dir. Max Eriksson).
Additional competitions include Best Nordic Short Film, Young Nordic programme, and the City of Malmö’s Audience Award.