MIRAGE - Art of the Real is a new film festival and initiative dedicated to the art of documentary cinema. Films that push the boundaries of audio visual storytelling.

The festival celebrates the craft of filmmaking itself and embrace filmmakers and artists that with courage and without compromise create innovative stories rooted in reality. Films that fascinates and triggers our curiosity to see the world from new perspectives. MIRAGE promotes the art of the real” across all art forms, and connects film, photography, literature and music/sound.

Our main hub is Vega Scene in Oslo, as well as other nearby cultural arenas and outdoors in public spaces. Through a unique collaboration with selected Cinemas, the festival also belongs to other cities and towns across all of Norway. With parallel screenings as well as live-streams of Q&As, talks and master classes.

MIRAGE – Art of the Real 2022 will be held in Oslo from October 12th - 16th.



Racha Helen Larsen

Racha Helen Larsen, Festival- og programsjef

Egil Håskjold Larsen

Egil Håskjold Larsen, Programmerer

Helene Eggen

Helene Eggen, Kurator og Kommunikasjonssjef

Martijn Te Pas

Martijn Te Pas, Programmerer & Rådgiver

Tone Lundefaret Steinsrud

Tone Lundefaret Steinsrud, Lansering og Administrasjon