Event overview and key dates

There is still a few months left until Films from the South festival, however, we have many other events that you might enjoy while you wait! This is an overview of important dates and the events we have planned this fall.

Av 3. sep 2018

September 1st: Verdens kuleste dag

 Verdens Kuleste Dag is a festival for children. This year there will be a total of 35 fun activities children and their families can partake in for free. We will be hosting a pop-up cinema screening short films for this event. The festival takes place at Akershus festning in Oslo.

For more information about this event click here.


September 14th: Kulturnatt and outdoor cinema

In collaboration with Vega Scene and Arthaus we invite you to a movie night outdoors beside Akerselva. We will be watching Richard Kellys cult hit from 2001, Donnie Darko. We will also bring a few short films as a small warm up for this years Film from the South festival. Gather some  friends, bring a warm blanket, something warm to drink and join us.  

Movie: Donnie Darko and short films from South

More about the event here. Sign up for the Facebook event here. 


September 20th: Films from the South at Elvelangs

Take a cultural evening walk! From Frysja to Vaterland you can enjoy a hundred big and small cultural events. The whole trail is lit up with small torches that creates an extra nice setting for the event.  We are going to have a small stand here, so drop by and have chat with us about this years Flms from the South.


September 28th: Free outdoor cinema at Schous plass

In collaboration with Deichmanske library, Grünerløkka, we are screening Wild Tales at Schous plass. Bring some friends, warm clothes and something warm to drink.

Film: Wild Tales
More info about the event click here.


October 1th: Deadline for volunteer

It´s the deadline for signing up to be a volunteer at the festival. For more click here. 


October 16th: Selected tickets for sale

Tickets for selected films from the program, among them the opening- and closing film, are put up for sale. It is also possible to buy Full Festival Tickets and Voucher at Films from the South´s screening places, and at our website.


October 26th: Release party

Vi celebrate that this year’s program (hopefully) has arrived safely from the printer. Come by, pick up a fresh magazine, watch clips from this years films and have a chat with other film enthusiasts about this year’s program!

Place: Vika Cinema

For more info about the event click here


October 26th: All tickets in sale

At the release party you planned which movies you have to see at this years festival, and now it’s time to buy tickets. All tickets are sold at our screening locations, Klingenberg, Vika and Cinemateket, and of course through our website.


November 8th: The date you have been waiting for!

10 days filled with films from all southern corners of the world. The festival kicks off at November 8th and lasts until November 18th. Have you made a plan for which films you are going to see? We look forward to seeing you at the festival!


NB! Changes may occur.


Do you have any questions? Contact us at