‘The Orange Girl’ part of Nordic Film Fest Feb. 10 in BL [UPDATED]Published 10:24am Monday, February 4, 2013 Updated 12:28pm Monday, February 4, 2013
“THE ORANGE GIRL,” a Norwegian film will be playing at Leif Erikson’s Nordic Film Fest on Sunday afternoon, Feb 10 at 3 pm at the Royal Auditorium at Battle Lake High School. The public is invited. There is no charge.
The film is the story of a boy whose father died when he was six. At age sixteen his mother gives him letters from his father, as she had agreed. The beautiful photography takes the viewers through the letters all about a woman he met . . . Through these letters he develops a love for his father’s memory that had disappeared over the growing up years.
The Nordic Film Fest is being presented by Leif Erikson, Sons of Norway, of Vining. The first film of the festival was ‘iced out’ in January. The next film, “The Snow Cave Man”, will be March 10 in Battle Lake.
The public is invited at no charge. A donation to the program fund is invited. A light soup lunch will be served following the film. Hosts for the dinner include Marilyn Harbaugh, Anita Boyum, Ellen Johnson, Joyce Sodergren and Lorraine and Robert Underhill, all of Battle Lake.
Russ Juvrud of Henning is the newly installed president for 2013. He is replacing Merlyn Lokken of Vining who held the position for eight years.
On March 10 will be the next Film Fest showing featuring “The Snow Cave Man”, the story of a man who travels the mountains of Norway preferring to live in various snow caves. He inherits a city apartment which only complicates his life and challlenges him to make the most crucial decision of his life.
For more information about the Film Festival or about membership in Leif Erikson, Sons of Norway, please call Ann Hilchen at 218-769-4449 or Russ Juvrud at 218-583-4714.
Membership in Leif Erikson, Sons of Norway, is open to anyone interested in the culture and history of Norway, Denmark, Finland, Iceland and Sweden.