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FILMS 2024

Thursday, Halden Kino

Thursday, Halden Kino


Lost Angel: The Genius of Judee Sill

Andy Brown, Brian Lindstrom

Thursday at 5 p.m
Halden Cinema

Cast: Linda Ronstadt, Jackson Browne, David Crosby, Graham Nash and others.

Lost Angel: The Genius of Judee Sill is the definitive documentary about an unsung singer-songwriter, and one of rock's saddest stories." (Variety Magazine).


It tells the story of her life from a troubled youth of addiction, armed robbery and prison, through her meteoric career in the music world and early tragic death...

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Let the Canary Sing

Alison Ellwood

Thursday at 7 p.m
Halden Cinema

Alison Ellwood's lively documentary Let the Canary Sing takes audiences on a nostalgic exploration of the life and career of legendary pop icon Cyndi Lauper. The film traverses her upbringing in a lower class Queens neighborhood through her rebellious youth pushing back against intolerance, to her meteoric rise in the music scene creating classic songs that are vibrant and catchy as well as socially resonant…

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Brev til Håkon Banken

Sven Arild Storberget og Martin A. Walther

Thursday at 9 p.m
Halden Cinema

Haakon Banken was one of Norway's best-selling artists in the 70s and 80s, and the first recording artist in Norway who dared to portray his own mental problems. Haakon Banken (1949-2018) is also a peculiarity in Norwegian music history. The unassuming country and dance band musician sold over half a million records and was very popular in the 70s and 80s. But his life was also marked by anxiety and depression. He was the first recording artist in Norway who dared to portray his own mental problems. He played almost never live and gave rarely interviews...



Ett hjärta är alltid rött

Anders Balsam Hellström

Friday at 5 p.m
Halden Cinema

Ett hjärta är alltid rött is the story of the Swedish rock band Imperiet, from seminal punk band Ebba Grön, to the big arenas, this is also the story of Sweden in an era when the country had a central place in world politics and social involvement of artists was important.

Media-savvy, but often uncomfortable with celebrity, Imperiet took their music in new directions...

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Somliga går med trasiga skor

Magnus Gertten

Friday at 7 p.m
Aladdin Scene

"Some people go with broken shoes" is directed by Magnus Gertten, who also made the documentary "Tusen bitar" about Björn Afzelius

Cornelis Vreeswijk (1937-1987) was born in the Netherlands and moved with his family to Sweden when he was twelve...

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Ta på meg

Hans Eirik Voktor

Friday at 9 p.m
Halden Kino


Svein Tang-Wa was the sailor who never set sail. The documentary, which is directed by Hans Eirik Voktor, tells the story of the singer, lyricist, composer and visual artist Svein Tang-Wa.

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Perler Fra Svein

Concert film

Friday at 8:00 pm
Halden Kino

Description coming soon

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Simple Minds: Everything is Possible

Joss Crowley, Director 
Produced by Lonesome Pine Productions

Friday at 9 p.m
Aladdin Scene


Join us for this special screening of the inspirational story that tells of how a group of working-class kids growing up in post-industrial Glasgow dared to dream big.


Rated 8.7 on IMDB, this story is told against backdrop of the emergence of punk rock and MTV, with the heart of the story focuses on the long-time friendship of Jim Kerr and songwriting partner Charlie Burchill.

Saturday, Aladdin Scene


Rebel Dread

William E. Badgley

Saturday at 2 p.m
Aladdin scene

There is a photograph of Don Letts with Bob Marley and Johnny Rotten of the Sex Pistols. Filmmaker, video maker, DJ and writer Letts was good friends with both Marley and Rotten, there is much to suggest that Letts was the inspiration for Marley's song "Punky Reggae Party"...


Stop Making Sense

Jonathan Demme

Saturday at 4 p.m
Aladdin scene

Talking Heads emerged as one of the bands playing at legendary New York club CBGBs in the mid-1970s and made their album debut with "Talking Heads:77" in, yup, 1977.


The quartet consisted of David Byrne, Tina Weymouth, Chris Frantz and Jerry Harrison. Six years later, they had…

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