NUFF 2019: PROGRAM 5

NUFF 2019: PROGRAM 5

Still from the film FROM OUR LAUNDRY.

SLAUGHTER (ZEBH) | Saman Hosseinpuor & Ako Zandkarimi | Iran | 13:13 mins.

Fereidoun Hamedi, Shabbo Soleimani, Mohammad Ghobadi, Ghafar Khaledi, Shafi Amini, Saman Obudi

BLESSED | Signe Rosenlund-Hauglid | Norway / Russia | 16:34 mins.

«Blessed» tells the story of 20-year-old Daria Buss, who lives together with her grandparents in a small apartment in the far eastern city of Vladivostok, Russia. Daria has been thrown out of her home, because of her activism in the local LGBT-organization Lighthouse. Secretly she has initiated a relationship with a Russian woman in Berlin, and the movie brings us into the everyday life of a young woman. Filled with studies, activism, hopes for a better future, and an intense longing for her girlfriend. The unity she finds in the little organization, Lighthouse, is the only thing that keeps her hopes up in a society that is still making it very hard for the queer population to openly love who they want.

THE GREAT LOVE CHASE | Julia Levin | Sweden | 01:00 mins.

A short one-minute story in a vintage style setting. A magician falls in love with a passerby and tries to impress him with her magic tricks. Will he accept her heart?

THE SHEPERD (GJETEREN) | Brwa Vahabpour | Norway / Czech Republic | 17:17 mins.

While driving to a wedding, a Kurdish family hits a wild animal. The father, Aram, is forced to decide whether he should kill the animal or attempt to rescue it. Later it becomes clear how Aram struggles to find a place both in his new country as well as within his own family.

FROM OUR LAUNDRY (ATT TVÄTTÄ FÖR TRE) | Albin Abrahamsson & Jakob Eliasson | Sweden | 04:14 mins.

David and Charlie, the children of the family, have taken over the chore of doing the laundry. But soon David finds a garment which rapidly changes the atmosphere of the room and uncovers a tragedy.

PERIOD (PERÍODO) | Danissa Angulo | Chile | 11:00 mins.

Caroline (12) is doing an oral presentation in the school when suddenly she got her 1st menstruation in front of her class. She starts having a lot of questions about what growing up and being a woman is. Desperated she tries different methods.

Program total run time: 1 hour, 3 mins.

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