Live From NIFF: The Winners

Photo: Gerri Hernandez

Music & Arts

Live From NIFF: The Winners

Reed Birney; Photo: Gerri Hernandez

NEW YORK – That’s a wrap.

The third-annual Nordic International Film Festival (NIFF) enjoyed another successful weekend at the Scandinavia House in New York City.

“I would imagine that it’s just the beginning for Nordic films in term of festival awards – because it’s such a wonderful festival,” NIFF host Reed Birney said on the event’s red carpet.

Birney has been quite busy, playing Vice President Donald Blythe on Netflix series “House of Cards” and earning a Tony in 2016 for Best Actor in a Featured Role for his role as Erik Blake in “The Humans.” He currently is starring with Olivia Wilde and Tom Sturridge in “1984” on Broadway

Hundreds of people packed into the Scandinavia House to celebrate the many actors, directors and creative talent involved in the productions shown at the 2017 NIFF.

Here’s a rundown of winners.

Best Short Documentary: “A Home in Memory”

Best Documentary Feature:69 Minutes of 86 Days

Best Nordic Short:Renard Rouge

Best Nordic Feature: “Man and a Baby”

Best Narrative Short: “Tomorrow is Far Away”

Best Narrative Feature: “Quit Staring at My Plate”

Best Female Actor: Frederikke Dahl Hansen in “Forever Now”

Best Male Actor: Mikkel Vadsholt in “Bakerman”

Best Director: Kristian Håskjold for “Forever Now”

Best Cinematography: Giorgos Karvelas for “Limbo”

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