Upcoming Screenings


Nice People

Directed by Anders Helgeson, Karin af Klintberg

Next screening: Saturday, October 22 @ 5 pm

In this real-life Cool Runnings the predominantly white community of the rural Swedish town of Borlänge (whose town slogan is

Silent Heart

Silent Heart

Directed by Billie August

Next screening: Saturday, October 22 @ 7:30 pm

Three generations of a family have gathered at the matriarch’s (Ghita Nørby) house for the weekend. Terminally ill, she wants

The Fencer resized

The Fencer

Directed by Klaus Härö

Next screening: Sunday, October 23 @ 7 pm

Fleeing from Russian secret police in early 1950’s, a young Baltic dissident leaves Leningrad to settle in the small coastal


The Homecoming

Directed by Björn Hlynur Haraldsson

Next screening: Sunday, October 23 @ 4:30 pm

Gunnar is a sociologist in his fifties who has written countless self-help books, but that can’t help him as his


The Idealist

Directed by Christina Rosendahl

Next screening: Monday, October 24 @ 7 pm

In 1968, during the Cold War, an American B-52 bomber carrying nuclear warheads crashed on the polar ice near the


Here is Harold

Directed by Gunnar Vikene

Next screening: Tuesday, October 25 @ 6:30 pm

For over 40 years, Harold has been running a successful small furniture shop in Bergen with his wife, Marny. But


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Digital Filmmaking for K-12 Teachers

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Working with the Film Composer

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Digital Editing

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Film Distribution in the Digital Age

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Use professional sound gear to record scripted dialogue and interviews. The first

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