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  • LevelK Unleashes 'Drone' At Goteborg (EXCLUSIVE)

    Gearing up for Goteborg's Nordic Film Market, LevelK has acquired Tonje Hessen Schei's "Drone," a Norwegian-produced docu shedding light on the drone industry. The docu, produced by Lars Loge at Flimmer Film, investigates the consequences of drone...
  • Sochi Olympics: U.S. women are routed in curling

    Sochi Olympics: U.S. women are routed in curling
    SOCHI, Russia¬†— Things are not going well for U.S. curling. The women's team set an Olympic record Tuesday, but not a good one. It gave up a seven-point end (like baseball's innings) leading to the mercy rule being called in a 12-3 loss to...
  • Berlinale Co-Production Market Selects 39 Projects

    LONDON -- Thirty-nine feature film projects from 30 countries will be presented at the 11th Berlinale Co-Production Market, which runs Feb. 9-11. The market gives producers the opportunity to come together for pre-scheduled individual meetings with 450...
  • Iram Hak on 'I Am Yours:' 'I Wanted To Tell A True and Unvarnished Story'

    A Pakistani-Norwegian beauty who started as an actress, Iram Haq made a bold and personal feature debut with "I Am Yours." A heart-wrenching drama turning on a lonely single mother struggling to find love and face her judgmental mother, the film world-...
  • The Best Translated Book Awards announces fiction longlist

    The Best Translated Book Awards announces fiction longlist
    The finalists for the Best Translated Book Awards were announced Tuesday, featuring 25 works originally published in 16 languages -- none of them English. American publishing traditionally publishes a smaller percentage of works in translation than...
  • Sochi Olympics: Kikkan Randall falters in cross-country skiing

    Sochi Olympics: Kikkan Randall falters in cross-country skiing
    SOCHI, Russia — No one had to tell Kikkan Randall that a historic opportunity had slipped away. The cross-country skier entered Tuesday's sprint free event as a heavy favorite and was hoping to end a 38-year medal drought for the U.S. in the...
  • Sochi Olympics: Ted Ligety is looking for medal in giant slalom

    Sochi Olympics: Ted Ligety is looking for medal in giant slalom
    SOCHI, Russia¬†— Ted Ligety's biggest contribution to the Olympics so far has been helping teammate Bode Miller and Andrew Weibrecht win medals Ligety had a terrific trip Sunday down the super-giant slalom course except for one huge mistake between...
  • Longer maternity leave in Norway has few long-term benefits, study says

    Longer maternity leave in Norway has few long-term benefits, study says
    Nearly doubling maternity leave in Norway had little long-term effect on children's school performance, parent's income or the labor participation of women, a new study found. Extending paid leave for new Norwegian mothers to 35 weeks to 18 weeks...
  • Netflix Picks Up Steven Van Zandt's 'Lilyhammer' for Third Season

    Netflix announced a pact to offer the third season of original series "Lilyhammer," the Norwegian dramedy starring Steven Van Zandt -- indicating that the offbeat show is a sleeper hit of some kind for the streaming provider. Season 3 of "Lilyhammer"...
  • XYZ Films Boards 'Party Animal' from Cult Norwegian Helmer Patrik Syversen (EXCLUSIVE)

    GOTEBORG - Doing one of the things it does best - tapping into original genre talent from the four corners of the globe - L.A-based XYZ Films has boarded "Party Animal," a werewolf pic from cult Norwegian genre scribe-helmer Patrik Syversen ("Hellfjord"),...
  • Men's super combined

    Men's super combined
    When: Feb. 14. Best of the U.S.: Ted Ligety, Bode Miller. Best of the rest: Aksel Lund Svindal (Norway), Alexis Pinturault (France), Marcel Hirscher (Austria). U.S. chances to medal: Pretty good, given Ligety won combined gold in 2006 at Turin and...