BIFF 2019: 25. september - 3. oktober
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Western Norwegian Short Films in Competition

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BIFF presents a competition programme for short films from Western Norway. The films will be screened with English subtitles.

 

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DAGNY
7 min
Director: Bjørn Sortland
Producer: John Kaare Hoversholm, Bjørn Sortland, Piggsvin Film AS

Hordaland, 1975. On her way to be re-admitted to a psychiatric hospital, Dagny gets on board with the talkative bus driver Arne, who has recently seen ONE FLEW OVER THE CUCKOO’S NEST in the cinema …

 

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THE FIRST DAYS
15 min
Director: Nina Knag
Producer: Gary Cranner, Gisle Tveito, Chezville

A recently deceased middle-aged woman wakes up in a waiting room version of the afterlife. She gradually understands the true meaning of her new existence.

 

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ELLA
15 min
Director: Tommy Næss
Producer: Ina Lurkritzia Loven Borlaug, Filmselskapet AS

Ella and Frank are about to visit their fifteen-year-old daughter who is in prison for murder. As they are about to go in, Ella is told that Sara doesn’t want Ella to touch her.

 

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NIGHT SHORE
10 min
Director and producer: Jan Otto Ertesvåg, Hammerhai

The sea and the fjords used to be our main road, but the water is now an obstacle, and in the dark winter night the sea is a stranger to us. Becoming the reflections of the lit civilization, we experience a night in a small fishing town. Experience experimental poetry.

 

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THE RIVER SPRITE
7 min
Director: Christer Steffensen
Producer: Sivert Kalvø Harang, Blinkfilm

Since olden times people have feared the mysterious river sprite. Young Lotta, who loves horses, lets herself get carried away on a perilous adventure after a fight with her mother.

 

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EARTHFALL
6 min
Director: Simone Hooymans
Producer: Turid Rogne, Aldeles AS

An experimental animation about a disaster that destroys everything in its way, but from the chaos emerges a glimpse of a new beginning.

 

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RISING WATER
5 min
Director: Niels Windfeld
Producer: Renee Tvedt

The past, present and the future are explored in this film about birth, life, death and cosmos.

 

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RUBBISH ROBBERS
12 min
Director: Anders Teig
Producer: Marie Fuglestein Lægreid, Linda Bolstad Strønen, DUOfilm

What was supposed to become the bank robbery of the century ends in total catastrophe because the idiot Klaus is on the team.

 

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DYING TO MEET YOU
1 min
Director: Christer Steffensen
Producer: Sivert Harang

Meeting the in-laws is scary enough, but being liked is the least of the problems.

 

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OUR FATHER'S CABIN
21 min
Director and producer: Jon Olav Stokke, GentleCap AS

Past and present meet as a final wish is about to be fulfilled. Can the bond between half-brothers be enough to counterbalance all that wasn’t said or done?