The Tromsø Palm

The Tromsø Palm is awarded to the best film in the sidebar Films from the North.

EPA by directors Jakob Arevärn and Fredrik Oskarsson won the Tromsø Palm Award at TIFF 2021.

The director of the winning film is given 5000 Euros – offered by the four resource centers for film in the Barents Region:

POEM Foundation, Oulu, Finland
Filmpool Nord, Luleå, Sweden
Film i Västerbotten, Umeå, Sweden
Nordnorsk Filmsenter, Honningsvåg, Norway

Previous winners

2021, EPA, Jakob Arevärn & Fredrik Oskarsson, Sweden
2020 Top 3, Sofie Edvardsson, Sweden
2019 The Power Grid, Clara Bodén, Sweden
2018 I Will Always Love You, Conny, Amanda Kernell, Sweden
2017 Midsummer Night, Jonas Selberg Augustsén, Sweden
2016 Cold Shivers, Marius Myrmel, Norway
2015 I Am Kuba, Åse Svenheim Drivenes, Norway
2014 Amasone, Marianne Ulrichsen, Norway
2013 There Will Be Some Who Will Not Fear Even That Void Saeed Taji Farouky, Norway/UK
2012 Flimmer Line Klungseth Johansen, Norway
2011 How To Pick Berries Elina Talvensaari, Finland
2010 Å puste ut musikk / Breathing Music Trond Eliassen, Norway
2009 Varde / Cairn Hanne Larsen, Norway
2008 Summerchild Iris Olsson, Finland
2007 Tommy (shared award) Ole Giæver, Norway
2007 Prirechny – The Town That No Longer Exists (shared award) Tone Grøttjord, Norway
2006 Credo Stein Elvestad, Norway
2005 Fragile Jens Jonsson, Sweden
2004 Screaming Men Mika Ronkainen, Finland
2003 One Christmas Morning Patrik Eklund, Sweden
2002 Skårungen / The Rookie Per-Ivar Jensen, Norway