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Sat 02 Apr 15:00 - 21:30

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Grand Prix winner? Yes
Sneak preview with exclusive interview of Compartment no 6.
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Join South Social Film Festival for an immersive journey into the Nordic countries, with a day of indie cinema, music and drink – all under one roof at the Riverside Studios on Saturday 2nd April, Protected content .

Together we will discover Europe’s best kept secret, adrift in the rhythmic North Atlantic Ocean, the Faroe Islands and their Nordic counterpart, Finland.

From 3pm we'll premiere two Faroese films, the first, a timeless short film inspired by true events and winner of 44 international awards, Trøllabeiggi (Brother Troll) by Gudmund Helmsdal. The second, SKÀL by Cecilie Debell and Marie Tórgarð, their debut film and topical documentary about growing up in the Faroe Islands.

From 8pm a sneak preview dedicated to Finland, Grand Prix winner, Compartment no 6 by Juho Kuosmanen accompanied by a Nordic cocktail and live music.

NORDIC FOCUS is promoted by the Representation of the Faroe Islands, the Faroese Film Institute, the Embassy of Finland, Film Hub London, Film London and BFI FAN.

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