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

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The following films are competing for the title Best Norwegian Short Documentary 2019. The winner will be announced at BIFF’s Award Ceremony, and wins the 10,000 NOK prize given by VG+. The films will be screened with English subtitles.

 

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POLYFONATURA
20 min
Director: Jon Vatne
Producer: Håvard Wettland Gossé, Spætt Film

Four years ago, musician, artist and music technologist Erik Havnes embarked on his most ambitious project to date. He has since been on an epic journey through Norwegian nature to a creative space no one has been before him.

 

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FLOATING CITY
2 min
Director and producer: Frida Feline Nilsen, Rebekka Torgersen

The invasion of the polluting cruise ships in the city of Stavanger, Norway.

 

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WITH ABU JAMAL
36 min
Director: Siri Nerbø
Producers: Siri Nerbø, Rebekka Jørgensen, Lanterne Film

For almost 60 years Abu Jamal has been selling single cigarettes and sweets to the locals in downtown Ramallah, Palestine. Despite language barriers, Siri decides to put up her camera in his shop and spend time with him.

 

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CLAWSTALK
7 min
Direcor and producer: Siri Bråtveit, Oldemors produksjonar

In the ice rink in Ski, tables are set up and ready. The purebred cats are ready to be judged. Who will take home a prize today?

 

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DINE FØTTER PÅ MINE ØYNE
6 min
Director: Rebecca Figenschau
Producer: OSLO16 v/Pernian Shafiei, Jan Vardøen

Actor Peiman Azizpour performs his personal monologue on the experience of wanting to show who he is when he can’t use his own language.

 

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THIS IS GRANDMA
28 min
Director: Anine Wiesner Barg
Producer: Inland Norway University of Applied Sciences

Anine’s grandmother has recently been diagnosed with Alzheimers. Anine tries to remind her grandmother of who she is, and wants to portray the fun, music-loving person before she loses herself.