- Category: Arts & Culture
- Published: Wednesday, 11 July 2018 07:57
- Written by Nita Teoh
Just around the corner, the Volvo Scandinavian Film Festival 2018 will open on the 19th July in Perth.
It will feature 21 contemporary films across the Nordic region – from the countries of Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, and Sweden.
“What Will People Say” by Director Iram Haq is a top pick and has won multiple awards - Winner of the Audience Award, Special Mention – Best Nordic Film, Göteborg Film Festival 2018 and Winner of the Audience Award at the American Film Institute Fest 2017.
The story revolves around teenager Nisha (Maria Mozhdad) whose family live in Norway, and are originally from Pakistan. Caught between two worlds, she experiences a clash of cultures between growing up and going to school in Norway, and playing the dutiful daughter on the home front.