Norwegian Short Films
The following six films are competing for the title Best Norwegian Short Film 2017. The winner is announced at BIFF's Award Ceremony and will receive a prize of 10 000 NOK.
The films will be screened with English subtitles.
Director: Brwa Vahabpour
Producer: Håvard Wettland Gossé
Mina, a kurdish eight-year-old raised in Norway, has indirectly fallen victim to the war on terror - a situation she knows more about than the grown-ups realise.
Director: Liv Joelle Barbosa Blad
Producer: Nina Maria Barbosa Blad
Sisters Amalie and Nora join their mother on a trip to Skåne to visit their mother's friend who has recently become a widow. This leaves deep traces in the sisters, and with memories that are ever changing.
NO MAN IS AN ISLAND
Director and producer: Ali Parandian
After a day of swimming and drinking by the river, Erffan, Amir and Carlos a man joins them who calls himself Jesus. With him he brings a message of tolerance, reconciliation and brotherhood.
Director: Tove Undheim
Producer: Ingrid Nordby
When a hotel receptionist and a Romani woman find a wallet in an empty hotel room, their values are tested. A film about preconceived notions, and how a random meeting can challenge these.
Director: Marius Myrmel
Producer: Ingvar Kolbjørnsen
Eight months after their world fell apart, Mads and Camilla try to pick up the pieces.
Director and producer: Sverre Kvamme
In the middle of the northern Norwegian winter, surrounded by a reckless gang of friends, a young boy's impulses are driven towards his attraction to his best friend.