Norwegian Short Documentary Competition 2015
The following eigth documentaries are competing for the award for Best Norwegian Short Documentary 2015. The winner will be announced at the Award Ceremony on Tuesday 29th of September, and will be awarded NOK 10 000 by VG.
A PLACE GOOD ENOUGH
Norway / United Kingdom 2014 (16 min)
Director: Emilie Norenberg
Producer: Emilie Norenberg
Skåbu is Northern Europe's highest lying mountain village. Shot entirely on super 16mm film, this piece explores the simple, quiet life that exists high up in the Norwegian mountains.
Norway 2015 (20 min)
Director: Charlotte Thiis-Evensen
Producer: Carsten Aanonsen, Indie Film
Christian has one year left to live, and one year to become familiar with his newborn son Philip. With this film want to make sure that Philip could get to know his father even after he is gone.
Norway 2015 (10 min)
Director: Ragnhild Sørheim and Christer Fasmer
Producer: Thorvald Nilsen, Flicker Film
In February, nine years old Farida was evicted after nearly four years in Norway. She attended Dokka primary school, where she was class prefect. Now her desk is empty. How is she doing in Kabul?
Norway 2015 (29 min)
Director: Ellen Ugelstad
Producer: Andrea Berentsen Ottmar, Breakfast
Age is not an issue when writing courses takes place at Bekkelagsveien elderly home. Along with professional writers, participants between 72 and 100 are inspired to express themselves through creative texts.
LITTLE SHORT FILM
Germany / Norway 2014 (3 min)
Director: Pia Ilonka Schenk Jensen
Producer: Independent / Free University of Berlin
In this Skype conversation between mother and daughter, where the words themselves are protagonists, we get an insight into both family relations, modern history, European identity and the language's organic nature.
THE SOUND OF THE NORTHERN LIGHT
Norway 2014 (4 min)
Director: Kjell-Gunnar Knudsen Hjartholm
Producer: Nordland Kunst- and Filmfagskule
A portrait of Rob Stammes, his lifelong love for the Northern Lights, and dream of one day being able to hear the sound of light.
Norway 2015 (11 min)
Director: Jorn Nyseth Ranum
Producer: Anders Graham, Turbin Film
Skateboarding is often synonymous with city and asphalt. In this film we meet four of Norway's best skaters exploring the Arctic winter on a beach in northern Norway.
Norway 2015 (14 min)
Director: Jon Vatne
Producer: Havard Gossé Berg Seth, Spætt Film
Just as astronauts traveling in space, the psychonaut travels in his own mind. This is a film about tripping on magic mushrooms.
Showtimes will be presented in the pocket program and on www.biff.no.