Films from the North is the festival's most popular sidebar, screening the best new short- and documentary films from the Barents region. This edition is looking to both entertain and challenge the festival audience.
Value card 12 tickets NOK 948,-
Value card 12 ticket NOK 1540,-
NB. The cards can only be purchased at the box office at Aurora kino Fokus in Tromsø. No online sales.
NORTH PITCH - Below ZERO is a financing forum for documentary films focusing on life in Polar regions.
The 10th edition of NORTH PITCH - Below ZERO will be held during Tromsø International Film Festival on January 17-20, 2018. The forum allows filmmakers to present their documentary projects to investors from several countries, in order to provide funding for the selected films.
The cinema tour is a collaboration between TIFF and Aurora Kino
Films from the North is TIFF’s program for shorts and documentaries from the Barents region and other circumpolar areas. The program is a very popular sidebar at the festival. With 4459 tickets sold in 2017, Films from the North makes TIFF the largest audience festival for shorts in Norway.
Films from the North is TIFF’s program for shorts and documentaries from the Barents region and other circumpolar areas. Films are qualified as long as the subject, the production or the director, has a strong connection to the northern regions of Norway, Sweden, Finland, Russia or Canada.
The program is a very popular sidebar at the festival. With 4459 tickets sold in 2017, Films from the North makes TIFF the largest audience festival for shorts in Norway.
Read more about Silent Film Days at Verdensteatret's website.
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WEDNESDAY AUGUST 30th
DRIFTERS / LIVE: JASON SINGH (UK)
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.
18:00 HER LOVE BOILS BATHWATER
20:30 THE DISTINGUISHED CITIZEN
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.