Fri., Jan. 26, 6:30 p.m. -- Take Two Opening Gala buffet and reception
Fri., Jan. 26, 8:30 p.m. -- A Place Nearby by Danish filmmaker Kaspar Rostrup; preceded by the Academy Award-winning short Election Night, produced by Kim Magnusson who made a special appearance; followed by champagne dessert table and reception
Sat., Jan. 27, 12:30 p.m. -- Song from the Second Floor by Swedish filmmaker Roy Andersson who introduced the film and participated in a Q & A following the screening; preceded by the Academy Award-winning short Miracles Great and Small
Sat., Jan. 27, 3 p.m. -- Fiasco by Icelandic filmmakers Thorir Snaer Sigurjonsson, Skuli Malmquist and Fridrik Thor Fridriksson
Sat., Jan. 27, 5 p.m. -- Flickering Lights directed by Danish filmmaker Anders Thomas Jensen and produced by Academy Award-winner Kim Magnusson who participated in a Q & A following the screening
Sat., Jan. 27, 7 p.m. -- Restless by Finnish filmmaker Aku Louhimies with a special appearance by actress Irina Bjorklund; preceded by Paulie, a short by Finnish filmmaker Juha Wuolijoki who introduced the film, with a special appearance by actor Michael Badalucco
Sun., Jan. 28, 2:30 p.m. -- Immortal Ibsen, a documentary chronicling the works of Norwegian playwright Henrik Ibsen by Norwegian filmmaker Erling Borgen; preceded by the award-winning short thursday afternoon, produced by former ASFLA scholarship recipient and USC School of Cinema-Television alumni Mark Olsen with Rashel Mereness, and directed by Clay Westervelt
Sun., Jan. 28, 4:30 p.m. -- Odd Little Man by Norwegian filmmakers Stein Leikanger, Petter Borgli and Thomas Backstrom
Sun., Jan. 28, 7 p.m. -- A Place Nearby, a second screening of the film by Danish filmmaker Kaspar Rostrup
Sat., Jan. 27, and Sun., Jan. 28 -- Nordic Café, open all day for networking and noshing
For more information, contact ASFLA at (323) 661-4273, or the festival chairman at (805) 985-2700.
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