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14.-20. januar 2019

Films from the North

From the "Tromsø Palm" award ceremony at TIFF 2018. Photo: Mats Gangvik

Films from the North is Tromsø International Film Festival’s program for films from the Barents Region and other circumpolar areas.

The sidebar has traditionally been reserved for shorts and documentaries and has been tremendously popular, with more than 4000 tickets sold annually. For the 2019 edition we will also accept feature length films into the program, as this format has become more and more common in the regional production. Shorts and docs will, however, still be the core of the program.

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.

Tromsøpalmen is awarded to the best short or documentary in competition, along with a prize of 5000 Euro to the film’s director.

Vision
Films from the North should draw attention to the increasing media activity in the High North and stimulate its growth. Our goal is to be the most important venue for films from the Northern periphery.

Submission  Guidelines The Tromsø Palm