TIFF 2018 15.-21. januar

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15.-21. januar 2018

The festival is hosted by TIFF and Aurora kino, and all screenings are at Verdensteatret and Aurora kino Fokus. This year's program includes 25 feature films and 4 selections of shorts. The official opening film is Swedish Petter Lennstrand's "OPP I DET BLÅ". In addition to the screenings the festival offers seminars for film proffesionals and activities for the kids. 

Read more at Verdens Beste's website.

The main Award, Aurora, went to Anne Rose Holmer for her thrilling debut THE FITS. Non-statuary FIPRESCI and Don Quixote Awards were given to BACALAUREAT by Cristian Mungiu and HEARTSTONE by Guðmundur A Guðmundsson respectively.

Palme d’Or winner Cristian Mungiu also grazed the festival with an excellent Master Class, talking in depth about his work with actors, how he works with passing of time in his films, and more.

Anna Rose Holmer’s THE FITS (USA) won this year’s main prize, the AURORA Award at Tromsø International Film Festival. GRADUATION by the festival’s Guest of Honor, Rumanian auteur Cristian Mungiu received the International Critic’s Award FIPRESCI.

The Tromsø Palm, for best film in TIFF’s short and documentary program Films from the North went to MIDSUMMER NIGHT by Swedish Director Jonas Selberg Augustsén.

We have scheduled extra screenings of the following films Monday January 23rd.

16:00 SHERPA



All screenings are at Verdensteatret. Tickets are available now. TIFF value cards and accreditation cards can be used for all screenings. Free festival wristlet if you don't have one already.


The wristbands will be handed out at our ticket counters or our information desk at Aurora kino Fokus when you purchase your first ticket.

Get a taste of the festival at the end of the week!

We now launch a brand new mobile app for TIFF 2017. This is the easiest way to explore the festival when you're on the move. Download the app, and have the festival at hand by one click.

The app is made in collaboration with Filmgrail and is available for iOS and Android users. 

- This is a special deal, normally just offered to Industry Delegates. Now we give our audience a chance to join the official opening party, says Astrid Aure, Head of Marketing at TIFF.

-  We had a lot of trouble with our online ticket sale Monday. A lot of the ones who were out early to get their tickets got stuck in the internet limbo and missed out on the tickets to these two films. Now we give them another chance to see the films at TIFF, says Festival Director Martha Otte.

Monday January 16. // Hålogaland Teater
19:30 TONGUE CUTTERS (regular tickets only, no accreditation quota)

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