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Earlier this week the local media wrote about at project organized by the Municipality of Tromsø where 9th graders are making documentary films about how they imagine the future in their parts of the city. Similar projects have been done in Kroken and Langes as well, where the students were looking at life in their neighborhood. What is special about Kroken? How is it to live at Langnes? What's cool? What's lame?


Last month the festival presented the TIFF-sweater, with its design and material available for the audience. The response has been tremendous and it seems every day new sweaters are appearing in different shapes and colours. Hege Merete Benoni, manager of Bundingen at Jekta - where you can buy the yarn and recipe for the sweater - has people in asking for the sweater on a daily basis.


THERE’S ALWAYS NEXT SEASON by Carl Christian Lein Størmer will open Tromsø International Film Festival 2015. The film explores Tromsø’s acclaimed snowboard scene in the 1990s, and also tells of the making of a mysterious snowboard film.

The gift card includes a voucher for festival wristband and program catalogue, along with a value card with 2, 12 or 22 tickets. 

Gift cards can be purchased at the box office at Aurora kino Fokus or at Aurora Billett´s web shop


As a volunteer you're part of the festival team, and will of course have time to see films in between shifts.To volunteer for TIFF you need to be 18 years or older, and be situated in Tromsø in the festival period. 

Read more and sign up as volunteer.

The official sweater pattern is designed by Heidi Sunde, and yarn and pattern can be purchased for a special discount at the store Bundingen at Jekta shopping mall in Tromsø.

– We encourage all knitters to use the the official #tiffstrikk hashtag, and post photos of their TIFF sweater projects on Instagram and other social medias, says festival Director Martha Otte.

The festival in January will even feature a special screening for audience in TIFF sweaters.

Chaplin's iconic character «The Tramp» has it's 100 year anniversary this year, an event celebrated all over the world. Silent Film Days in Tromsø will naturally take part in the celebration, and puts on an evening dedicated to the great Master. 

Date: August 25, 2014
Statement in Support of the Beijing Independent Film Festival and the Li Xianting Film Fund:

Read more abut NUFF on the festival's website.

Visit Verdensteatret.no for screening program and ticket purchase.

See trailer for NUFF 2014:

Along on the tour are two Directors from Northern Norway, Trond Kvig Andreassen andTruls Krane Meby.  Andreassen has made the documentary REALITY REFUGEE and will be present at the screenings in Murmansk, Apatity, Arkhangelsk and St.Petersburg.  Meby has made the short film GOOD MACHINE GUN SOUND and will be present at the screenings in Petrozavodsk and Moscow.


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