24 Jan 2024
SweCham Team had the pleasure of attending the Nordic Film Festival in Bangkok, held at the Danish Embassy on 19 – 20 January, commenced with an illustrious opening night, showcasing the rich cinematic heritage of the Nordic countries.
The event was distinguished by the presence of ambassadors from each Nordic nation, each introducing a notable film from their country, highlighting the diverse and profound storytelling traditions of the Nordic region. These introductions offered the audience a fascinating insight into the distinct narrative styles and film-making approaches characteristic of each country, painting a vivid picture of the Nordic cinematic landscape.
The movies of the festival were:
🎥Amundsen, Norway 🇳🇴
🎥Riders of Justice, Denmark 🇩🇰
🎥Super Furball Saves the Future, Finland 🇫🇮
🎥Triangle of Sadness, Sweden 🇸🇪
The first movie of the festival was the Swedish movie ‘Triangle of Sadness’ by Ruben Östlund. Triangle of Sadness, a movie about the upheaval of social hierarchies and how changes in circumstances changes the power dynamics of society. The film truly set a high bar with its sharp social commentary and engaging narrative.
Photo Credit: Embassy of Denmark in Thailand