NOMINATIONS FOR 'THE LOOK OF SILENCE' AND 'PERVERT PARK' AT GIFF 2015 / by Mauricio Gonzalez-Aranda

The Look of Silence by Joshua Oppenheimer and Pervert Park by Frida & Lasse Barkfors have been nominated for the Dragon Award Best Nordic Documentary at this year's Göteborg Film Festival. The prestigious award comes with a prize sum of 100,000 SEK, making it one of the largest festival awards for Nordic documentary film.

The GIFF nomination comes in the wake of great acclaim for both The Look of Silence, with the film's director Oppenheimer hosting a Master Class during the festival in Göteborg, as well as Frida & Lasse Barkfors' Pervert Park, which is simultaneously being screened at the Sundance Film Festival.

Göteborg Film Festival is seen as the leading film festival in the Nordic countries, functioning as an international springboard for new Nordic film. The festival additionally offers seminars as well as music, art and many other activities surrounding the core of films.

To read more about the nominations, visit: www.giff.se