Jan Langlo, director of the Norwegian Film Institute’s Cinemateket in Oslo, has just booked a screening of The Blinding Sea for 6 pm on Tuesday, October 19th. This will be the European premiere of the film, before a live audience (excluding festivals).
I hope to be able to attend this premiere, as health regulations during the pandemic move along.
That the Norwegian Film Institute should decide to premiere a film by a Canadian about Roald Amundsen, a Norwegian national hero, sends a strong message about the quality and originality of the film, and the years of research behind it.
By the way, the North American premiere before a live audience (excluding festivals) took place at the Cinémathèque Québécoise in Montreal, three days running, in late June.
The feature image at the top of this blog was taken by Alexandra von Gutthenbach-Lindau.