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The festival has started!

We mark the opening of the festival with digital welcome speeches and a greeting from the festival directors. Fill your glass and join us for a…

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Sørfond-supported films at this year’s festival

Watch the newly finished projects that have been granted support from The Norwegian South Film Fund – Sørfond.


Director’s Portraits

Get to know one of Mexico’s most distinctive filmmakers and one of the great humanists of Japanese cinema, and experience the diverse filmography of…

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Focus: Mexico

Get to know Mexico through seven films that will broaden your understanding of what is at the same time a country faced with great challenges and a…

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This year's Films from the South will be all-digital

The digital festival programme is ready!

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Cinemas in Oslo are closing

Cinemas in Oslo are closed from November 9. We will return with more information about the 30th Films from the South festival.

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Close-Up by Abbas Kiarostami is this year’s closing film

Close-Up is among the Iranian master's most acclaimed works.


Here is the 2020 festival program!

The full program for Films From the South 2020 is out, and the ticket sale is open!

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Director's Portrait: Michel Franco

Discover one of Mexico’s most distinctive filmmakers at this year’s festival.

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Michel Francos New Order to open Films from the South 2020

The award-winning Mexican thriller has the honour of opening the 30th edition of the Films from the South Festival on November 26.