BIFF 2020

Local Short Films

ORIGINAL TITLE:
Kortreist film
Norge/ 2014/ 2 t. 40 min.
LANGUAGE:
Norsk
Short films from Western Norway

 

 

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KVOTAR, KAPITAL OG KJÆRLEIK (14 min) 

Directors: Jorunn Børve Eriksen og Hanne Steien
Producers: SJAU v/Kieran Kolle og David Alræk

Who are the people behind hunter statistics, fishing qoutas and resource handling, who trawls the sea for cod and mackerel? A KJØL-production about three fishermen who are philosophing about the givings and takings of the coast and the sea.

 

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NÅLEBYEN (3 min)

Directors: Kaspar Synnevåg og Henrik Hylland Uhlving
Producers: North Sea Productions v/Henrik Hylland Uhlving, Trond Gullaksen og Kaspar Synnevåg

An animated short-film from Nålebyen (Needle Town), a noir-like version of Bergen, seen from the perspective of a street junkie.

 

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ISHAVSHANDA (11 min)

Directors: Sturla og Are Pilskog
Producers: Blåst film v/Sturla og Are Pilskog

Wind and weather, sea and ice is what shapes the landscape. A life lived also shapes hands. Have you ever taken a man or a woman's hand and thought that this was a real worker's hand? A KJØL-production.

 

 

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BEKKEN (10 min)

Director: Ida Kleppe
Producer: Pandora Film AS v/Morten Offerdal

The stream of Havrå bind the mountains together with the yard, and the yard along with the bay. All life on the farm has revolved around the stream for thousands of years. A KJØL-production.

 

 

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SANATORIET (21 min)

Director: Therese Jacobsen
Producer: Mer film v/Ragna Midtgard

Luster Sanatorium has previously housed tuberculosis patients, psychiatric patients and refugees - now there's a demolition threatened habitat for four young people.

 

 

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OPPNED (9 min)

Director: Pål Øye
Producer: Blink film v/Njål Lambrecht

A dark and bizarre visual fable with people and nature in the leading roles. The moral aspect is inverted and the relationship between nature, culture and people are challenged.

 

 

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STRESS (9 min)

Director: Michael Axelsson
Producer: Duo film v/ Linda Bolstad og Marie Fuglestein

A workaholic father is encouraged to spend more time with his daughter. It turns out to be harder than he would think.

 

 

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KAPTEINEN, PILOTEN OG SANGERINNEN (7 min)

Director: Øyvind Tangseth
Producer: Aldeles v/Turid Rogne

The captain and the pilot is both deeply captivated by the beautiful opera singer and become competitive about being her best friend, but the fight gets out of control and they are about to lose their friendship over her.

 

 

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TERMINALLY HAPPY (13 min)

Director: Adina Istrate
Producer: Duo film v/ Linda Bolstad og Marie Fuglestein

Louis W is on the verge of a medical breakthrough - the ability to journey deep into the mind and find an isolated memory. This is so he can help his patients to better cope with the ongoing effects of rising suicide rates.

 

 

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THE LAST SAMPLE (2 min)

Director and producer: Rolv Lyssand Bjørø Produsent

An old man makes a last attempt to relive his childhood.

 

 

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PÅ BÆRTUR (1 min)

Director: Gine Therese Grønner

Two children are walking in the woods and picking berries, when they find something entirely else.

 

 

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TJENESTEMANNEN (7 min)

Director and producer: Michael Axelsson

The Labour and Welfare Administration (NAV) has a wide range of instruments that can be used to get people into work.

 

 

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OMPLASSERING (9 min)

Director: Robin Jensen
Producer: Aldeles v/Turid Rogne

An overcrowded world, a relationship in trouble and an unannounced visit.

 

 

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BROR (12 min)

Director: Tommy Næss
Producer: Duo film

Two brothers must reach a settlement over an outstanding inheritance from their dead father.

 

 

Other local films in the festival programme:

 

70 ÅR BAK KAMERA (Director: Kristin Sandberg)

DRONE (Director: Tonje Hessen Schei)

THE FIGHT FOR THE FJORDS (KAMPEN OM HARDANGER, director: Vigdis Nielsen)

THE EMPEROR (KEISEREN, director: Lars Skorpen)

DAWN (MORGENRØDE, director: Anders Elsrud Hultgreen)

FRI (Regi: Kieran Kolle og Jorunn Børve Eriksen) i Norsk kortdokumentar i konkurranse