This week, CineVue is partnering with the 2012 Nordic Film Festival to offer one lucky reader the chance to win a pair of tickets to see Thomas Vinterberg’s first (and arguably best) film, the inaugural Dogme 95 outing Festen (The Celebration, 1998). The confrontational feature, which provides a frank and honest portrayal of child abuse in upper-class Danish society, will screen at London’s Riverside Studios this Saturday (December 1) at 2pm, as part of an impressive NFF programme. This is an exclusive competition for our Facebook and Twitter fans, so if you haven’t already, ‘Like’ us at or follow us @CineVue before answering the question below.

London;’s Nordic Film Festival brings together a broad mix of independent films from Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden, celebrating the best in Nordic filmmaking past and present. With the recent wave of Nordic fiction that has resonated so strongly with UK audiences, the time seems ripe to celebrate this area of European filmmaking in a festival context.

The first ever Nordic Film Festival will open with a special Gala screening of critically acclaimed director Susanne Bier’s Love Is All You Need (2012), starring Pierce Brosnan and Trine Dyrholm, on 30 November. Closing the festival will be the UK Premiere Gala screening of Lisa Langseth’s debut feature Pure (2012), starring Alicia Vikander (A Royal Affair, Anna Karenina) on 5 December.

For a chance to win a pair of tickets to see Thomas Vinterberg’s seminal Festen at London’s Riverside Studios on Saturday 1 December (2pm), just answer the following question:

What is the English title of Thomas Vinterberg’s latest film, released in UK cinemas this Friday?

a) Festen 2: Christian’s Revenge
b) The Hunt
c) The Lie

To enter, simply fill out the contact form below with your name, email address, subject (‘Festen’), answer and postal address in the comment box provided.*

*Please note that this is a special competition which only our Facebook and Twitter fans will be eligible to win. If you are not on our Facebook ‘Like’ list, then you can easily join us by following this link: and/or follow us on Twitter @CineVue.

For more details about the inaugural Nordic Film Festival, visit

The competition closes at 4pm on Thursday 29 November, 2012.

• The competition is open to UK readers only.
• Prizes must be taken as stated and cannot be deferred. There will be no cash alternatives.
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