BIFF 2020
Kortfilm
Western Norwegian Short Films in Competition

Western Norwegian Short Films

Norge/ 2020/ 1 t. 53 min.
LANGUAGE:
norsk
UNDERTEKSTER:
engelsk

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

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ROCK BOTTOM
3 min
Director: Syver Flem
Producer: Syver Flem and Mathias Lohne

ROCK BOTTOM is a satirical short film which casts a critical glance at social structures. A young man succeeds early in his life, but the consequences of his success comes as a bit of a surprise to his peers – and to the audience!

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TRICK OR TREAT
16 min
Director: Morten Evelid
Producers: Marie Fuglestein Lægreid, Linda Bolstad Strønen, DUOfilm

Black metal fan Magda (11) is not like the other girls. When Halloween comes around, she’s got no one to go trick or treating with and is ditched by her older sister. She encounters mean girls from her school, but also her crush Nils Olav.

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RIVERBED
15 min
Director: Sylvelin Måkestad
Producer: Turid Rogne, Aldeles

Two young sisters go to drastic lengths to grant their mother’s final wish – to watch over her until her soul has left her body. Against their family’s wishes, the three of them set out on a final journey in order to understand what happens when you die.

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SYMMETRY
8 min
Director: Christer Steffensen
Producer: Sivert K. Harang, Blinkfilm

In a world where everything is in perfect symmetry, Fred struggles to find his place in the big picture.

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MOTHER'S DAY
5 min
Director and producer: Hanne Andersen, Raggsokk Productions

A young couple goes to bed. When Ida has forgotten to bake a cake for her mother, Joar saves the situation. However, the night is not saved yet. She tries to share some news but he becomes more and more distant.


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BEHNAM
12 min
Director: Goran Rokolj
Producer: Gorida Production AS

Behnam is a political refugee from Iran, who lives an ordinary life in Voss. In his homeland, he was a promising wrestler with world class results. People in Voss have no idea about his background and skills – but they are about to learn.


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AQUAPHOBIA
14 min
Director: Vigdis Nielsen
Producer: Njål Lambrechts, Blinkfilm

Vilja (11) has to venture into deep waters in order to defend herself against a gang of girls who challenge her relationship with both her old fashioned grandfather and to herself. AQUAPHOBIA is a film about loneliness and courage.


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MY SIDE
26 min
Director and producer: Stefan Witts

Abandoned by her father at a young age, bipolar Rebekka lives in fear that it will happen again. Tormented by questions that are destroying her self-confidence, her desperate hunt for answers reveals prejudices, biases and unforeseen complications.


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DANGFART & I
7 min
Director: Kaspar Synnevåg
Producers: Henrik Hylland Uhlving, Kaspar Synnevåg, North Sea Productions

Meet the man behind the Facebook phenomenon Dangfart Tønnesen, who has more than 200.000 followers on social media.


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HIJACK139
6 min
Director: Sondre Johre, Joachim Berg
Producer: Høgskulen i Volda

A young man decides to hijack a plane from Trondheim to Oslo. This animated documentary tells the story about the incident on a Braathens SAFE’s flight 139 on June 21 1985.