The 12th Oslo International Film Festival

14-24 November 2002

The Festival will screen a wide selection of feature film, documentaries and shorts carefully selected of current productions from around the world.

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The next five screenings:

Opening film

For the fourth time, the Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra and Oslo International Film Festival invite you to Oslo Concert Hall to celebrate a silent film classic, and to give it a unique presentation with a full symphony orchestra live before the screen. With the fabulous Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Frank Strobel from Germany, who has led the previous silent film concerts, we can guarantee a new round of great entertainment.
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The best from established and new filmmakers from around the world. Special focus on American independents, new European cinema and films from Asia.


Exciting selection of new documentaries. On filmmaking, music, history, personal stories a.o.

Short Films

Drama, documentary, animation, experimental.

Symphonic Cinema

René Clair’s brilliant 1927 comedy An Italian Straw Hat, with the fabulous Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Frank Strobel from Germany

Made In Norway

Features and full length documentaries released during the year.



The festival will happily accept entries in all categories. Please contact the festival for information and entry form to submit your films. Deadline for entries 2002 is October 1.

"Oslo Film Festival shows the best films."
- John Waters

Future dates for the festival

2003: November

previous years:
earlier festivals

Welcome to Oslo!

The 1002 year old capital of Norway is a lively mix of history and modern elements. Great museums (Vikings, Kon-Tiki a.o.) , art (Edward Munch a.o.), theatres, concerts, top DJs. Good selection of cafées, bars and restaurants. And in November: 11 days with focus on film.

Contact information:

Oslo International Film Festival
Dronningens gt. 16
N-0152 Oslo

Tel: 47 22 20 07 66
Fax: 47 22 20 18 03

Tommy Lørdahl
Festival Director

Eirik Bakke
Booking Coordinator

Cinema Neuf
Filmens Hus Lillebil
Filmens Hus Tancred
Klingenberg 2 (Kjellerklubben)
Oslo Konserthus
Soria Moria 1
Soria Moria 2