‘Negative’s’ positive Nordic result

Bard Breien's film wins NDR prize

STOCKHOLM — Norwegian film “The Art of Negative Thinking,” directed by Bard Breien, won the NDR film prize at the Nordic Film Days in Lubeck, which ended Sunday.

Swedish film “Suddenly,” directed by Johan Brisinger, won the audience prize. The Baltic film prize for Nordic feature was won by Ake Sandgren’s “To Love Someone,” which also won the Interfilm Church honor.

Documentary laurels went to Finland’s “Asylum,” directed by Jenni Linko.

Swedish film “Leaps and Bounds,” directed by Petter Naess, won the children’s and youth prize, with special mentions given to Hella Joof’s “BitterSweetHeart” and Espen Fyksen and Lise Osvoll’s “Elias and the Royal Yacht.”

The ComLine prize went to toon “Dionysos” by Jorg Weidner and Anke Spath, with a special mention to “The Dead Meat” by Philipp Scholz.

The Cinegate Prize went to “Mars” by Marcus Richardt with a special mention to Dana Linkiewicz’s “Pain Killer.”

More Film

  • No Merchandising. Editorial Use Only. No

    ‘Skyscraper’ Tops China Box Office With $48 Million Opening

    STOCKHOLM — Norwegian film “The Art of Negative Thinking,” directed by Bard Breien, won the NDR film prize at the Nordic Film Days in Lubeck, which ended Sunday. Swedish film “Suddenly,” directed by Johan Brisinger, won the audience prize. The Baltic film prize for Nordic feature was won by Ake Sandgren’s “To Love Someone,” which […]

  • ABBA performing as an unknown band

    The Secret Majesty of ABBA: They Were the Feminine Pop Opera of Their Time

    STOCKHOLM — Norwegian film “The Art of Negative Thinking,” directed by Bard Breien, won the NDR film prize at the Nordic Film Days in Lubeck, which ended Sunday. Swedish film “Suddenly,” directed by Johan Brisinger, won the audience prize. The Baltic film prize for Nordic feature was won by Ake Sandgren’s “To Love Someone,” which […]

  • Dwayne Johnson's 'Skyscraper' Leads China Box

    China Box Office Propels 'Skyscraper' to $75 Million Overseas

    STOCKHOLM — Norwegian film “The Art of Negative Thinking,” directed by Bard Breien, won the NDR film prize at the Nordic Film Days in Lubeck, which ended Sunday. Swedish film “Suddenly,” directed by Johan Brisinger, won the audience prize. The Baltic film prize for Nordic feature was won by Ake Sandgren’s “To Love Someone,” which […]

  • Durban FilmMart Celebrates Women as Industry

    Durban FilmMart Celebrates Women as Industry Still Struggles With Transformation

    STOCKHOLM — Norwegian film “The Art of Negative Thinking,” directed by Bard Breien, won the NDR film prize at the Nordic Film Days in Lubeck, which ended Sunday. Swedish film “Suddenly,” directed by Johan Brisinger, won the audience prize. The Baltic film prize for Nordic feature was won by Ake Sandgren’s “To Love Someone,” which […]

  • MayFair, directed by Sara Blecher

    Sara Blecher’s ‘Mayfair’ Brings Feminine Gaze to Gangster Tale

    STOCKHOLM — Norwegian film “The Art of Negative Thinking,” directed by Bard Breien, won the NDR film prize at the Nordic Film Days in Lubeck, which ended Sunday. Swedish film “Suddenly,” directed by Johan Brisinger, won the audience prize. The Baltic film prize for Nordic feature was won by Ake Sandgren’s “To Love Someone,” which […]

  • Todd Brown, XYZ Films

    African Finance Under Spotlight at Durban FilmMart  

    STOCKHOLM — Norwegian film “The Art of Negative Thinking,” directed by Bard Breien, won the NDR film prize at the Nordic Film Days in Lubeck, which ended Sunday. Swedish film “Suddenly,” directed by Johan Brisinger, won the audience prize. The Baltic film prize for Nordic feature was won by Ake Sandgren’s “To Love Someone,” which […]

More From Our Brands

Access exclusive content