Join us for “Aalto” by Virpi Suutari at BOZAR on 23 February

EN: “Aalto” On 23 February, Polarise teams up again with Jeunesse et Arts Plastiques in BOZAR! Join us to discover the Finnish documentary “Aalto” by Virpi Suutari (2020) about the life and work of Alvar and Aino Aalto, prominent designers and architects and leading figures of Modernism, who dedicated their careers to putting “the human …

The first edition of Polarise Nordic Film Nights is postponed

We are very sad about the announced shut down of cinemas – and the cultural sector at large – in Belgium.  For this reason, we will not be able to organize the Polarise Nordic Film Nights as expected from January 20 to 23, 2022. We stand in solidarity with cinemas, theatres, concert organizers and all artists, cultural workers and …

Opening and Closing films announced for Polarise Nordic Film Nights

Polarise Nordic Film Nights will kick off its first edition from 20 to 23 January 2022, at Cinema Galeries, with an outstanding selection of Nordic premieres. 4 days of events and screenings of Avant-Premières, documentaries, shorts films, video games and music, crowned by meetings and Q&As with film teams coming from the North. On Thursday …

Riders of Justice Avant Première

Nordic Film Folks: don’t miss the Premiere of RIDERS OF JUSTICE. Director Anders Thomas Jensen (Men & Chicken, Adam’s Apples, The Green Butchers and the iconic Flickering Lights) tackles serious themes in between all the silliness. The Danish filmmaker really has something to say about mourning, family ties and the need for meaning. Starring Mads Mikkelsen and some of the best actors …

Lamb avant première at European Cinema Night

December 7 @ 19:00 – 21:00 Discover “Lamb”, the debut feature of Icelandic filmmaker Valdimar Jóhannsson, in avant premiere. Starring a very expressive Noomi Rapace, coupled with an engaging Hilmir Snær Gudnason, Lamb tells a unique and provoking story about humans’ relationship to otherness, whether animal, nature or in-between, and tests our willingness – or lack thereof- to step …

Check out the pics of Polarise’s “Tigers” screening

Thank you all for coming to our launch event and making it a great night, which totally sold out! We hope you were inspired and moved by “Tigers”, by the Q&A with Ronnie Sandahl, and by the conversations you stroke at the cocktail which followed! A major shout out also to Cinema Galeries and its …

Polarise launch: Tigers avant première

Join us September 14th at Cinema Galeries! For its very first event, Polarise starts with a bang! We will screen the avant-première of one of Sweden’s most anticipated films of the year: Tigers (Best Nordic Film & Best Actor at the 2021 Göteborg Film Festival). This crowd-pleasing film, directed by Ronnie Sandahl, is based on the true …