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GOTEMBURGO 2015

Ocho documentales nórdicos compiten por el Dragon Award de Gotemburgo

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- En inglés: "Los documentalistas nórdicos vuelven cada vez más sus cámaras hacia el resto del mundo", destaca el director artistico del certamen Jonas Holmberg

Ocho documentales nórdicos compiten por el Dragon Award de Gotemburgo
The Look of Silence by Joshua Oppenheimer

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The Göteborg International Film Festival, which opened on Friday (23 January), is not only presenting the Dragon Award for Best Nordic Film, which comes with a SEK 1 million (€105,000) cheque; it will also honour the Best Nordic Documentary with a Dragon, albeit accompanied by a more modest SEK 100,000 (€10,500).

Eight documentaries from the Nordic countries – Denmark (2), Finland (1), Norway (1) and Sweden (4) – are competing for the prize, including US director Joshua Oppenheimer’s Danish production The Look of Silence [+lee también:
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, which won five awards when it was launched last year at the Venice Film Festival.

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“The contenders in this year's programme confirm the trend that Nordic documentary filmmakers are increasingly turning their cameras on the world – they want to operate in an international context,” said the festival’s new artistic director, Jonas Holmberg, adding that the first prize is one of the largest documentary awards in the Nordic countries.

The full list of entries is as follows: Oppenheimer’s The Look of Silence (Denmark), Camilla Nielsson’s Democrats (Denmark), Amir Escandari’s Pixadores [+lee también:
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(Finland), Solveig Melkeraaen’s Good Girl (Norway), Frida Kempff’s Winter Buoy (Sweden), Frida and Lasse BarkforsPervert Park (Sweden), Magnus Gertten’s Every Face Has a Name (Sweden), and Lina Mannheimer’s The Ceremony (Sweden).

The festival, which in 2014 recorded 135,000 admissions, has almost 500 films from 89 countries on show at its 38th edition (see the news), which closes on 2 February. Swedish actress Noomi Rapace will be back in Sweden to introduce her latest US picture, The Drop, and Norwegian actress-director Liv Ullmann will screen her Miss Julie [+lee también:
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. Also on the guest list are French director Olivier Assayas, Japanese filmmaker Naomi Kawase, Danish director Bille August and Belgium's Michaël R Roskam (The Drop). 

Movies unspooling in the international programme include US director Paul Thomas Anderson’s Inherent Vice, French director Jean-Luc Godard’s Goodbye to Language [+lee también:
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Alain Resnais’ last film, Life of Riley [+lee también:
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, Assayas’ Clouds of Sils Maria [+lee también:
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, Austrian director Jessica Hausner’s Amour fou [+lee también:
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, UK filmmaker James Marsh’s Oscar-nominated The Theory of Everything [+lee también:
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and August’s Silent Heart [+lee también:
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(Traducción del inglés)

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