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Nordic films at the Danish documentary festival CPH:DOX

Copenhagen International Documentary Film Festival CPH:DOX, Copenhagen International Documentary Film Festival, is one of the biggest documentary festivals in the world! Founded almost 20 years ago, it usually showcases its films in the movie theatres, but this year due to Covid it will be a hybrid of online and in the cinema. This year it […]

Meet star of award-winning Danish film ‘Another Round’: MAGNUS MILLANG

We are days away from this years Oscars and one Nordic film nominated for both Best Foreign Picture and Best Director (Thomas Vinterberg) is the wonderful Another Round. We had a video call with Magnus Millang, who plays Nikolaj, about filming the movie, as well as other popular Danish films and TV shows that he’s […]

Oscar nominees from the Nordic region: 2010-2020

With Thomas Vinterberg’s fantastic movie Another Round being nominated for Best International Feature at the upcoming Oscars, we decided to dive into the past decade and see what other Nordic movies have made it to the Oscars allowing you to set yourselves up for a fantastic Nordic Oscar’s binge watch in the build up to […]

Nordic movies to discover now on BBC iPLAYER

We thought we would put together a list of Nordic movie gems that are hidden away in some of the streaming platforms we use here in the UK, starting with BBC iPlayer. It is worth noting that these slip on and slip off the platform without notice so best be quick! AMUNDSEN (Norwegian) Roald Amundsen […]

Minnis2Society Meets: Norwegian star Rune Temte

Alex @ Minnis2Society recently had the pleasure of enjoying a long (virtual) Zoom chat with Norwegian actor, Rune Temte. Rune is a face many will recognize from movies such as Eddie The Eagle and Captain Marvel (albeit with him painted blue) – then also from shows such as The Last Kingdom and Fortitude. Listen below […]

Dogs Don’t Wear Pants and Tove Star Krista Kosonen

Back last year in August we spoke to Krista Kosonen. We had discovered Krista in the strangely titled ‘Dogs Don’t Wear Pants‘. A film as fascinating as its title, Krista plays her leading role fantastically and both her performance and the film have since picked up a number of awards and nominations. We decided to […]

We meet Nanna Blondell – Star Of new Swedish Netflix thriller ‘Red Dot’

Back in August we spoke to Swedish actress Nanna Blondell. Nanna appeared in one of our favourite Nordic TV shows in 2020 – BBC4’s Norwegian series Twin. Upon further investigation, we discovered she also starred in the French war-drama movie Sisters in Arms (Soeurs D’Armes), and she will be making an appearance in the eagerly-anticipated […]

Interview with award-winning director Jakob Marky as he releases new short film ‘FÖRHÖR’

Jakob Marky grew up in Gothenburg before going to film school in Australia. He has directed many commercials, including for IKEA, music videos and short films – some of which have won prestigious awards. His acclaimed work on commercials led him to receive the accolade of ‘Commercial Director of the Year 2019’ in both Sweden […]

Guldbagge Awards for Swedish Film – Winners Announced

On Monday night, 25th January, the annual Swedish version of the Oscars took place – the Guldbagge Awards! Discover a quick history of the awards, and all this year’s nominees and winners! About the Guldbagge Awards Sweden’s leading film awards, named after the rose chafer beetle, have been presented since 1964, honouring outstanding contributions to […]

BBC releases Danish drama ‘The Investigation’ – hear from lead actor Søren Malling

New Danish series The Investigation started on Friday Jan 22nd on BBC 2 – and you can binge all 6 episodes now on iPlayer. The series is a drama based on the real-life investigation into the mysterious disappearance and death of Swedish journalist Kim Wall in 2017. Leading the investigation is head of homicide, Jens […]

Interview with Agnes Born from ‘Monster’ – Norwegian series now on Walter Presents

What better way to start the year than by getting sucked into a Nordic Noir series! A new addition to All4 streaming service Walter Presents is Norwegian series Monster. The gripping thriller was originally released in 2017 but premiered on channel 4 in the UK last night. The story centres around a police investigation into […]

Minnis2Society’s Best of 2020 Awards – Part 1

2020 saw Minnis2Society switch from a little side project interviewing a selection of our favourite people in entertainment and culture, to fully focusing on all things Nordic due to our love and passion for the Nordic region – and we’ve had fantastic success! We have loved meeting all the wonderful people we have worked with […]

5 Minute Fika: Jesper Isaksen and Siff Andersson

A couple of months back we got chatting to Danish film director Jesper Isaksen who had been working on promoting his new psychological horror movie Victim of Love. He was due to attend a showing of the movie as part of a horror film festival in the UK but due to COVID and other challenges […]

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