April 5, 2017 - Mip
On Sunday the Nordic Snack & Screen session and its screening showcase of 10 of the best docs from the Nordic region, was a hit with MIPDOC delegates at the Martinez Hotel in Cannes.

Audiovisual Finland’s Johanna Karppinen (pictured) who took centre stage to unveil the selected 10 docs said they had been picked out of 23 submissions, based on the quality of the direction, relevance and international potential. The ten titles comprised Mohamed Jabaly’s Ambulance (Norway/Palestine), Paul Refsdal’s Dugma –The Button (Norway) selected for HotDocs, the Tampere winning film by Hamy Ramezan Refugee Unknown (Finland), Andreas Koefoed’s At Home in the World (Denmark) that premiered at CPHDOX, the BO hit Nice People by Karin af Klintberg and Anders Helgeson (Sweden), The Tribeca winner Democrats by Camilla Nielsson (Denmark), controversial The Experiment by Bosse Lindvist (Sweden), Sundance Special Jury winner Pervert Park by Frida and Lasse Barkfors, online phenomenon Just a Normal Person by Malin Bjorman Widell (Sweden) and Life Begins at 100 by Åsa Blanck (Sweden) about the oldest blogger in the world, recently watched on SVT by around one million  Swedes.

Among the MIPDOC delegates Norwegian documentary filmmaker Margreth Olin was moved in particular by At Home in the World that reminded her of her own film Nowhere Home about asylum seeking children, and she was impressed by the braveness of the directors of Democrats and Dugma-The Button