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  • A Visit To A Rare Atlantic White Cedar Forest On Upper Bolton Lake

    A Visit To A Rare Atlantic White Cedar Forest On Upper Bolton Lake
    I don't think I've ever gone on a hike to a place with a feature that was described as "as thick as dog hair." But it's the perfect description for the magical place that is an Atlantic white cedar forest. The trees are native to the Atlantic coast,...
  • Zodiak Sells Swedish Detective Skein 'Wallander'

    PARIS- Zodiak Rights, the distribution arm of Zodiak Media, has inked a flurry of deals on the third season of "Mankell's Wallander," the popular detective series based Swedish author Henning Mankell's bestselling novels. Produced by Zodiak Media-owned...
  • Music Box Films Checks Into Canal Plus' 'Maison Close'

    PARIS- Chicago-based Music Box Films has acquired U.S. and Canadian rights to Mabrouk El Mechri's "Maison Close," a provocative period drama series co-produced by Gaul's Canal Plus. The North American distributor has picked the first two seasons of the...
  • Scandinavian Cinema: 'Nordic Twilight' Heats Up Frozen North

    In case there was any doubt Scandinavian filmmakers are proving they can deliver more than crime thrillers like "The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo." With Spanish cinema still caught up in the economic recession storm, Scandinavia is emerging as a fresh...
  • Scandi TV in focus

    A bunch of attention-grabbing Scandi projects were presented at the opening TV seminar of the Nordic Film Market, "TV Drama Vision," held at Goteborg on Thursday. One of them was "Welcome to Sweden," the English-speaking Swedish comedy series created,...
  • Johan Renck on His Swedish TV Debut: 'The Old Country Was Serenading Me'

    After helming episodes for some of the most popular American TV shows, including "Breaking Bad" and "The Walking Dead," multi-hyphenate TV, film, music video director and musician Johan Renck has ventured into Swedish TV. Renck, who was born in Uppsala,...
  • Tarik Saleh: 'Film Saved My Life When I Was a Kid'

    Swedish director, producer and journalist Tarik Saleh got his start in the early 1990s as one of his country's most prominent graffiti artists. Since then, Saleh has gone on to co-direct documentaries including 2001's "Sacrificio - Who Betrayed Che...
  • Rotterdam Tiger Awards Go to Trio of Films; 'Nebraska' Wins Audience Prize

    A trio of films shared the Rotterdam Film Festival's Tiger Award for first or second films. Japan's "Anatomy of a Paper Clip" (pictured), South Korea's "Han Gong-Ju" and Sweden's "Something Must Break." Prizes were awarded Friday; the Dutch fest wraps...
  • Obama's Moscow visit is called off, and not just because of Snowden

    WASHINGTON — The Edward Snowden case may have been the last straw, but the White House decision to cancel a Moscow summit next month came after President Obama decided the meeting was unlikely to resolve any of the issues increasing tension...
  • Eric Prydz raises the stakes of EDM visuals with EPIC 2.0

    Eric Prydz raises the stakes of EDM visuals with EPIC 2.0
    On Saturday at the Hollywood Palladium, dance music fans will get a sensory barrage from three different projects. There’s the audiovisual EDM extravaganza EPIC 2.0, with artists from the label group Pryda performing over 3D holograms and live LED...
  • Swedish film ratings for gender bias mark down many blockbusters

    Swedish film ratings for gender bias mark down many blockbusters
    From the land that gave the cinema world Greta Garbo and Ingrid Bergman comes a plan for pressuring filmmakers to correct decades of gender stereotyping and sexism. Four independent Swedish cinemas, in collaboration with the state-funded Swedish Film...