Dragon Award Best Nordic Film

Every year 8 Nordic films are nominated to Göteborg Film Festival's Dragon Award Best Nordic Film. Volvo Car Group is the presenting partner of the award which is accompanied by a cash prize of SEK 1 000 000. This years winner is Sami Blood, directed by Amanda Kernell.

Dragon Award Best Nordic Film is the largest film cash prize in the world and has been financed by Volvo Car Group, the Västra Götaland Region and the City of Göteborg. Every year the winner is decided by an international jury, which in 2017 consists of cinematographer Ita Zbroniec-Zajt, two-time Dragon Award Best Nordic Film-winning director Hisham Zaman, CPH PIX Festival Director Jacob Niiendam and screenwriter Margrét Örnólfdóttir.

This years winner is Sami Blood, directed by Amanda Kernell.

Previous winners:
 

2016 Land of Mine – Martin Zandvliet 
2015 In Your Arms – 
Samanou Acheche Sahlstrøm
2014 Letter to the King Hisham Zaman
2013 Før snøen faller (Before Snowfall) – Hisham Zaman
2012 Kompani Orheim – Arild Andresen
2011 Apflickorna – Lisa Aschan
2010 R - Tobias Lindholm och Michael Noer
2009 Muukalainen (The Visitor) - Jukka-Pekka Valkeapää
2008 Låt den rätte komma in - Tomas Alfredson
2007 Darling - Johan Kling
2006 Voksne mennesker (Dark Horse) - Dagur Kári
2005 Paha Maa (Frozen Land) - Aku Louhimies
2004 Med kameran som tröst, del 2 - Carl Johan de Geer
2003 Nóialbínói (Noi the Albino) - Dagur Kári
2002 Muraren - Stefan Jarl
2001 Heftig og begeistret - Knut Erik Jensen
2000 Min mamma hade 14 barn - Lars-Lennart Forsberg och Knockout - Agneta Fagerström Olsson
1999 Lusten till ett liv - Christer Engberg
1998 TicTac - Daniel Alfredson
1997 Jakten På Nyresteinen - Vibeke Idsöe
1996 Atlanten - Kristian Petri, Jan Röed och Magnus Enquist
1995 Ti kniver i hjertet - Marius Holst
1994 Glädjekällan - Richard Hobert
1993 Russian Pizza Blues - Michael Wikke och Steen Rasmussen
1992 Freud flyttar hemifrån - Susanne Bier
1991 Räpsy ja Dolly eli Pariisi odottaa (Räpsy and Dolly) - Matti Ijäs
1990 En håndfull tid - Martin Asphaug
1989 David eller Goliath - Anne Wivel och Regi: Andrej Tarkovskij - Michael Leszczylowski 

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