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Nordicana 2013 - Preview

Nordicana

Preview by Jack Foley

NORDICANA is the UK’s first ever expo celebrating Scandinavian crime and thriller fiction and film.

At Nordicana, you’ll not only be able to see the very latest Nordic film and TV programmes but also have a chance to meet the author and stars of Arne Dahl plus hear from Borgen creator Adam Price, The Killing star Marie Askehave, the new Linda Wallander, The Killing novelist David Hewson and much, much more!

With food and drink from Scandi Kitchen and chef Signe Johansen, kids activities, solve the Crime-scene game and quizzes, a massive line-up of films, huge sunny outside food and drinks terrace and live music from Katarina Gunnerholm, Hanna Jacobsson and Henrik this is an event that UK Scandi-philes cannot afford to miss.

The event takes place at The Farmiloe Building, 34-35 St John Street, London, ECI, from Saturday, June 15 to Sunday, June 16, 2013.

To find out more, visit the website or follow Nordicana on Twitter @NordicanaUK

Win a weekend pass to Nordicana

To celebrate the first ever Nordicana in London from June 15 to 16, 2013, IndieLondon is offering one lucky reader the chance to win a pair of weekend passes. Simply answer the following question…

Q. Which star of acclaimed TV show The Killing will be at Nordicana?

Simply send the answer to Nordicana competition and include your name, address, telephone number and email

Saturday schedule at a glance…

10.30THE KILLING Screening – Q&A with MARIE ASKEHAVE
12.30ABOVE THE STREET BELOW THE WATER starring Sidse Babett Knudsen
14.30ARNE DAHL Screening – Author Cast Q&A

The Season 1 finale followed by on-stage Q&A hosted by Barry Forshaw with Author Arne Dahl and Malin Arvidsson (Kerstin Holm), Shanti Roney (Paul Hjelm), Matias Varela (Jorge Chavez), Claes Ljungmark (Viggo Norlander) and Magnus Samuelsson (Gunnar Nyberg)

Additional ticket price: £5

17.40ACCUSED starring Sofie Grabol
19.40 – A HIJACKING starring Pilou Asbaek and Soren Malling

NORDICANA MAIN SCREEN/STAGE 2

10.30THE PROTECTORS Series 1, Episode 1 Screening
12.50DAVID HEWSON ‘DECONSTRUCTING THE KILLING’ ILLUSTRATED TALK

In this masterclass, the bestselling crime author David Hewson offers a practical guide on how he deconstructed 20 hours of television into one novel – the highly acclaimed ‘The Killing‘.

13.50WALLANDER ‘The Troubled Man’ New Episode Screening – Q&A with Charlotta Jonsson (Linda Wallander).

16.45BORGEN EPISODE – Q&A with Lars Knutzon (Bent Sejrø)

18.30THE HUNT starring Mads Mikkelsen – Read our review

NORDICANA LOUNGE

14.30 ANN CLEEVES PRESENTS ‘SHETLAND’ PLUS Q&A

The award-winning crime novelist, Ann Cleeves, presents an exclusive insight in to the Shetland series of novels featuring Detective Jimmy Perez (played by Douglas Henshall in the BBC adaptation).

17.30THE NORDICANA PUB QUIZ

Test your knowledge to win great prizes. Hosted by Nordic Noir expert Barry Forshaw.

Sunday line-up at a glance…

NORDICANA MAIN SCREEN/STAGE 1

10.30ANNO 1790, Episode 1 Screening
12.00BORGEN SCREENINGENGLISH PEN and the FREE WORD CENTRE presents ‘Dramatising Politics’ panel discussion

A specially selected episode followed by on-stage panel discussion with Adam Price (creator and main writer of Borgen), Jeppe Gjervig Gram (writer, Borgen) Ingolf Gabold (former head of tv-drama, DR, and the man who made Danish TV drama a success), Jesper W. Nielsen (director, Borgen), Lone Theils (London correspondent of Politiken), Paula Milne (writer The Politician’s Husband), Kath Mattock (script editor, producer of BAFTA-winning ‘Murder’ with Birger Larsen. This will be hosted by Mark Lawson.

Additional ticket price: £5

14.30 ARNE DAHL SCREENINGCAST Q&A

The Season 1 finale followed by on-stage Q&A hosted by Barry Forshaw with Malin Arvidsson (Kerstin Holm), Shanti Roney (Paul Hjelm), Matias Varela (Jorge Chavez), Claes Ljungmark (Viggo Norlander) and Magnus Samuelsson (Gunnar Nyberg)

Additional ticket price: £5

NORDICANA MAIN SCREEN/STAGE 2

10.30EXIT starring Mads Mikkelsen
12.25EASY MONEY starring Matias Varela
14.45NORDIC NOIR DAMER On-stage Q&A with Marie Askehave, Charlotta Jonsson and Malin Arvidsson
16.00WALLANDER ‘The Troubled Man’ New Episode Screening – Introduced by Charlotta Jonsson (Linda Wallander).