SAXO Scandinavian Film Festival 2024

The 2024 Saxo Scandinavian Film Festival returns to Palace Nova Cinemas Eastend with a line-up that will warm the winter chill. Showcasing the best new cinema from the Nordic region with fresh new films from Sweden, Norway, Finland, Denmark and Iceland, there’s an invigorating mix of drama, comedy and the very popular Nordic noir.

Saxo Scandinavian Film Festival 2024 - Opening Night Event E18+
Enjoy a pre-film reception with Nordic flavours, a Nordic Mule cocktail, Carlsberg beer, wine or mocktail, plus a cinema treat courtesy of Lexus, before the Australian Premiere of The Riot, from director Nils Gaup.
Saxo Scandinavian Film Festival 2024 - Centrepiece Event E18+
Join us for a delicious Elderflower cocktail or mocktail before the screening of Tiina Lymi's stunning new film Stormskerry Maja.
Saxo Scandinavian Film Festival 2024 - Closing Night Event E18+
Enjoy a Nordic Mule cocktail on arrival to celebrate the closing of the festival with the cinematic nature experience Songs of Earth, executive produced by Wim Wenders and Liv Ullmann.
SCA24 Touch M From: Jul 11, 2024
One man's emotional journey to find his first love who disappeared 50 years ago, before his time runs out.
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SCA24 Light Light Light E18+ From: Jul 17, 2024
Mariia visits her childhood home and reminisces about the summer of 1986, when a girl named Mimi arrived in the small village and filled the life of the then 15-year-old
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SCA24 The Tundra Within Me E18+ From: Jul 17, 2024
After living for many years in Oslo, Sámi artist Lena (Risten Anine Kvernmo Gaup) moves back to Sápmi in Northern Norway with her young son to explore Sámi gender in an a
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SCA24 The Riot E18+ From: Jul 17, 2024
An epic historical action drama starring Otto Fahlgren and Simon J. Berger, The Riot tells the story of the struggle against oppression in the isolated Norwegian mining t
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SCA24 The Promise E18+ From: Jul 17, 2024
Inspired by a true story. A claustrophobic, thrilling and intense story about Maja and the promise she has made to her now deceased sister: that she will take care of her
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SCA24 The Missile E18+ From: Jul 17, 2024
Tells the empowering story of an abused single mother working at a small-town newspaper who gets drawn into the investigation surrounding the missile crash, which upends
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SCA24 The Arctic Convoy E18+ From: Jul 17, 2024
Anders Baasmo and Tobias Santelmann lead a stellar ensemble in naval epic The Artic Convoy, based on the incredible story of the real-life mission on the Arctic naval fro
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SCA24 Stormskerry Maja E18+ From: Jul 17, 2024
Based on the book series by Anni Blomqvist, Stormskerry Maja is an epic 19th Century historical drama set over the course of the breathtaking Finnish seasons on the winds
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SCA24 Sons MA15 From: Jul 17, 2024
The eagerly anticipated new film from writer/director Gustav Möller, Sons is a gripping moral thriller that offers an extraordinary showcase for the remarkable Sidse Babe
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SCA24 Songs of Earth E18+ From: Jul 17, 2024
The mountainous landscapes of Norway provide the monumental backdrop for the cinematic nature experience of the year, executive produced by Wim Wenders and Liv Ullmann.
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SCA24 Scenes from a Marriage M From: Jul 17, 2024
Following two characters, Marianne and Johan, the film, in typical Bergman style, examines ontological questions of love, loneliness, being and what it means to be 'fulfi
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SCA24 Persona M From: Jul 17, 2024
A young nurse, Alma, is put in charge of Elisabeth Vogler: an actress who is seemingly healthy in all respects but will not talk. As they spend time together, Alma speaks
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SCA24 Paranoia E18+ From: Jul 17, 2024
A dark and intense supernatural thriller that will have you on the edge of your seat, based on the first book in Birgitte Lorentzen’s popular and acclaimed Cykose trilogy
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SCA24 Paradise is Burning E18+ From: Jul 17, 2024
A striking coming-of-age tale and intimate portrait of the strong bonds of sisterhood, Paradise is Burning is a tender yet refreshing narrative feature film debut from di
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SCA24 Natatorium E18+ From: Jul 17, 2024
Visiting estranged grandparents, eighteen-year-old Lilja auditions in town. Feeling at home in their mansion, she becomes entangled with the family's dark past and learns
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SCA24 Mr. Freeman E18+ From: Jul 17, 2024
17-year-old Simone is a lonely teenager. Dating online, she starts an online long-distance relationship with a sweet and handsome Ghanaian man named Freeman.
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SCA24 Autumn Sonata M From: Jul 17, 2024
After having neglected her children for many years, world famous pianist Charlotte visits her daughter Eva in her home. To her surprise she finds her other daughter, Hel
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SCA24 Leningrad Cowboys Go America M From: Jul 17, 2024
Siberian rock band Leningrad Cowboys go to the USA in pursuit of fame.
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SCA24 Kingmaker E18+ From: Jul 17, 2024
The long-awaited sequel to 2004 Danish hit film King’s Game, this political thriller is an adaptation of Niels Krause-Kjær’s bestselling second novel, Mørkeland, about th
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SCA24 Hunters on a White Field E18+ From: Jul 17, 2024
Three men go on an extended weekend hunting trip in the Swedish forest in this mysterious, suspenseful drama, starring Ardalan Esmaili, Magnus Krepper and Jens Hultén.
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SCA24 When The Light Breaks E18+ From: Jul 17, 2024
Una grapples with grief while harboring a secret, unable to fully express her emotions, as she navigates challenging events swirling around her.
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SCA24 When in Rome E18+ From: Jul 17, 2024
A heartwarming romantic drama about love and going on a journey of discovery, When in Rome pays an irresistible homage to art, love, and the Eternal City.
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SCA24 Hammarskjöld - Fight For Peace E18+ From: Jul 17, 2024
Directed by Per Fly (Borgen) this gripping drama based on true events stars iconic actor Mikael Persbrandt (In a Better World, Sex Education) as charismatic diplomat and
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SCA24 Eternal E18+ From: Jul 17, 2024
In this science fiction epic reminiscent of Sliding Doors, a young climate change scientist, Elias falls in love with an aspiring singer, Anita.
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SCA24 Death is a Problem for the Living E18+ From: Jul 17, 2024
The cheapest drivers in the hearse business, gambling addict Risto Kivi and his friend, the 85% brainless man Arto Niska, have found themselves in a situation where every
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SCA24 Cries and Whispers M From: Jul 17, 2024
In turn-of-the-century Sweden, cancer-stricken, dying Agnes is visited in her isolated rural mansion by her sisters Karin and Maria. As Agnes' condition deteriorates and
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SCA24 Cold E18+ From: Jul 17, 2024
A moody, chilling and twisted thriller to leave you buzzing, this adaptation of Icelandic crime-author Yrsa Sigurdardottir’s bestselling novel centres on detective Óðinn
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SCA24 Boundless E18+ From: Jul 17, 2024
Adapted from the acclaimed and bestselling Department Q novel by award-winning author Jussi Adler-Olsen, Danish box office hit thriller Boundless sees the return of Ulric
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SCA24 Birthday Girl E18+ From: Jul 17, 2024
When a dream cruise trip bound for the Caribbean takes a dark turn, a mother sets out on a quest for justice in this intense, suspenseful drama starring a stellar Trine D
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SCA24 Better Times E18+ From: Jul 17, 2024
Filled with laughs and a strong beating heart, Better Times is a warm, feel-good drama that follows three brothers and their father on a quest to save their family bakery
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SCA24 Before It Ends E18+ From: Jul 17, 2024
Set in the final months of WWII, this touching, intelligent drama explores the unimaginable dilemmas that people must face in the wake of war.
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