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Celebrating the best new Scandinavian cinema, plus a Nordic Noir spotlight, the Volvo Scandinavian Film Festival presented by Palace offers an exciting and enlightening selection of cinema from Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Iceland and Finland. The program of 21 films will screen in cinemas nationally from 9 July.

  • Sydney 9 - 31 July
  • Canberra 10 - 31 July
  • Melbourne 11 - 31 July
  • Adelaide 16 July - 7 Aug
  • Perth 17 July - 7 Aug
  • Byron Bay 17 - 31 July
  • Brisbane 18 July - 7 Aug
  • Hobart 25 - 31 July

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Featured Films

Happy Ending
Opening Night Selection

Happy Ending

Hella Joof presents another winning examination on the female condition with this cheeky romantic comedy about second chances in love later in life, featuring a who’s who of Danish talent.

A White, White Day

A White, White Day

Fresh from its praised premiere in this year’s Cannes Film Festival is award-winning director Hlynur Palmason’s powerful exploration of a man overcome with grief who is losing control.

Aniara

Aniara

Aboard a luxury spaceship named Aniara, a colony of materialistic and consumption-obsessed humans flee the now-destroyed Earth in this Swedish sci-fi.

Aurora

Aurora

A wicked and tender rom-com in which commitment-phobic party girl Aurora and Iranian refugee Darian agree to help each other in unconventional but vital ways.

Let Me Fall

Let Me Fall

Two young women fall into a spiral of drug abuse in Baldvin Z’s essential and unflinching portrayal of addiction celebrated for its stand-out performances and enthralling direction.

One Last Deal

One Last Deal

A bittersweet and moving drama that follows an ageing art dealer as he is presented with one final opportunity to fix his broken life and reconnect with his estranged daughter and grandson.