Festival Program 2022

 

This page will only show events that is understandable in other languages than Scandinavian, release after 23. april. 

31. May
31. May 15:00 - 16:50
Verdensteateret // 180,–

RUSSIA AND NEIGHBOURING COUNTRIES: A STATUS REPORT

15.00 – 16.00: A journey in and around Russia With Russia's invasion of Ukraine, Erika Fatland's modern classic, The Border – a journey around Russia from 201...

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1. Jun
1. Jun 10:00 - 10:45
Verdensteateret // Free

THE BEAST AND THE BETHANY

With comparisons to Roald Dahl Jack Meggitt-Phillips has been highlighted as the most exciting children's book debutant in a long time. Now he is ready to meet...
Free

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1. Jun
1. Jun 11:00 - 11:50
Lillehammer bibliotek // 280,–

NOBEL PEACE PRIZE LAUREATE: MARIA RESSA

Filipino-American journalist Maria Ressa received the 2021 Nobel Peace Prize together with Dmitry Muratov. As a journalist Ressa is concerned with exposing cor...

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1. Jun
1. Jun 12:00 - 12:50
Kulturhuset Banken, Ekspedisjonen // 180,–

AN IRISH SUCCESS

Female Irish writers are prevalent at the top of the literary world. The success of Irish women is not limited to the bestseller lists. The number of publisher...

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1. Jun
1. Jun 15:30 - 15:50
Søndre Park // Free

GOOD READ: MEGAN NOLAN ON KARL OVE KNAUSGÅRD

A great literary talent - and a love story without parallel. said Karl Ove Knausgård about Megan Noland's sensational debut, Acts of Desperation. Karl Ove Knau...
Free

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1. Jun
1. Jun 16:00 - 16:55
Stortorget // Free

PUBLIC MEETING ON FREEDOM OF EXPRESSION

Freedom of expression has always been subject to pressure and with war in Europe it is threatened in a new and acute way. With three Nobel Prize winners, local...
Free

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1. Jun
1. Jun 17:00 - 17:50
Lillehammer bibliotek // 180,–

MACARBE HUMOUR AND OBNOXIOUS CHILDREN

Drawing comparisons to Roald Dahl Jack Meggitt-Phillips has been highlighted as the most exciting children's book debutant in a long time. He writes grotesquel...

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1. Jun
1. Jun 19:00 - 21:00
Lillehammer kino, sal 4 //

MOTHERING SUNDAY

We follow a maid, Jane Fairchild through a day in 1924. Jane is allowed the day off whilst her employers Mr. and Mrs. Niven (Colin Firth and Olivia Colman) att...

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1. Jun
1. Jun 20:00 - 21:00
Verdensteateret // 180,–

UKRAINE, HISTORY AND THE WAR

The war in Ukraine has shaken the whole world. How should we understand the origins of the war and the historical relationship between Ukraine and Russia? Se...

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1. Jun
1. Jun 22:00 - 23:30
Festivalteltet // 280,–

QUEER GALA

We celebrate queer culture year with queer icons, lesbian literature from England, queer dictionary, readings and a DJ. Tonight's presenter: Jens Kihl Program...

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2. Jun
2. Jun 09:30 - 10:20
Felix // Free

CREATIVE WRITING WORKSHOP

Welcome to an interactive workshop on creative writing with Jack Meggitt-Phillips, the author of the super popular books about The Beast and Bethany that have ...
Free

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2. Jun
2. Jun 11:00 - 11:50
Felix // Free

CREATIVE WRITING WORKSHOP

Welcome to an interactive workshop on creative writing with Jack Meggitt-Phillips, the author of the super popular books about The Beast and Bethany that have ...
Free

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2. Jun
2. Jun 11:30 - 12:15
Kulturhuset Banken, Ekspedisjonen // 100,-

ON THE ORIGIN OF FORMS: CRITICISM AS RESEARCH

Can literary criticism function as research? In the lecture On the Origin of Forms: Criticism as Research, Leo Robson, one of Britain's foremost literary criti...

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2. Jun
2. Jun 14:00 - 14:50
Lillehammer bibliotek // 180,–

NOBEL PRIZE WINNER ABDULRAZAK GURNAH

Abdulrazak Gurnah is one of the world's most influential postcolonial writers. In 2021, he won the Nobel Prize for Literature for his writing, for his uncompro...

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2. Jun
2. Jun 15:00 - 15:50
Søndre Park // Free

TRENDS IN CONTEMPORARY BRITISH LITERATURE

What’s occurring in contemporary British literature? The leading British critic, Leo Robson, and Programme and Commissions Manager at the Cheltenham Literature...
Free

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2. Jun
2. Jun 16:00 - 16:50
Lillehammer bibliotek // 280,–

ALI SMITH: KEYNOTE ADDRESS

Ali Smith delivers the festival's prestigious keynote address, which in fictional form reflects on this year's British focus. Ali Smith grew up in a working-cl...

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2. Jun
2. Jun 16:30 - 17:20
Bjerkebæk // Free

THE EUROPEAN UNION PRIZE FOR LITERATURE

The European Union Prize for Literature is an annual initiative recognizing the best emerging fiction writers in Europe. The aim of the prize is to put the spo...
Free

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2. Jun
2. Jun 18:00 - 19:45
Lillehammer kino, sal 4 //

”THE BEATLES – GET BACK: THE ROOFTOP CONCERT”

Experience The Beatles' unforgettable Rooftop Concert at the cinema. The concert is from the documentary series The Beatles: Get Back, directed by Peter Jacks...

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2. Jun
2. Jun 19:00 - 21:00
Maihaugsalen // 380,–

LITERARY GALA

Welcome to a magnificent evening of literature and music in Maihaugen Hall with terrific authors, personalities, and musical elements. The first part of the p...

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3. Jun
3. Jun 11:00 - 11:45
Kulturhuset Banken, Ekspedisjonen // 100,-

POETRY REVIEWING AND RACE

The literary review's relationship with the others has a long and motley history, and writers with a minority background still experience being reduced to repr...

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3. Jun
3. Jun 12:00 - 12:50
Søndre Park // Free

ALFSEN MEETS SMITH

There is literary love in the air when translator Merete Alfsen meets the British author, Ali Smith. Smith's first book in Norwegian, Hotel World, was publishe...
Free

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3. Jun
3. Jun 13:00 - 13:50
Verdensteateret // 180,–

CAN LABOUR BE GREAT AGAIN?

The story of a political fall: What happened to Labour and the left in Britain? Does there exist a possible strategy for Labour to rise again and create new co...

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3. Jun
3. Jun 14:00 - 14:50
Lillehammer bibliotek // 180,–

DESPERATE LOVE

In recent years, a number of young female Irish writers have formed something of a literary tradition in the footsteps of Sally Rooney, who most people will kn...

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3. Jun
3. Jun 15:00 - 15:50
Lillehammer Kirke // 280,–

MALE LOVE: DOUGLAS STUART

Douglas Stuart made his breakout with the acclaimed, Glasgow-based coming-of-age novel Shuggie Bain, which won the 2020 Booker Prize. The sequel Young Mungo, s...

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3. Jun
3. Jun 16:00 - 16:50
Festivalteltet // 180,–

OUR SPECTACULAR BODIES

Welcome to a conversation between two extraordinary debutants from England and Norway respectively. Maddie Mortimer and Ninni Nyhus each explore the language a...

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3. Jun
3. Jun 16:00 - 16:50
Lillehammer bibliotek // 280,–

ALI SMITH: THE SEASONS

With the four novels Autumn, Winter, Spring and Summer, Ali Smith presents a manifestly topical description of our time. She writes of the polarizing Brexit de...

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4. Jun
4. Jun 13:00 - 14:00
Festivalteltet // 180,–

EMPIRELAND

The British Empire lasted for centuries and covered large parts of the world. In order to understand Britain today it is necessary to know Britain's past as an...

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4. Jun
4. Jun 15:00 - 17:00
Lillehammer kino, sal 4 //

WUTHERING HEIGHTS WITH AFTERNOON TEA

We invite you to Afternoon Tea & Film, with the classic 1939 film version of Wuthering Heights, based on Emily Brontë’s novel of the same name. We serve aftern...

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4. Jun
4. Jun 16:00 - 16:50
Lillehammer bibliotek // 180,–

LANGUAGE AND POWER: BROWN AND JOOF

Natasha Brown made her debut in England with the novel Assembly, about a black woman in the world of finance, it is a story about the stories we are all part o...

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