NUFF 2019: PROGRAM 7
Still from the film iRONY.
ANIMALS | Tue Sanggaard | Denmark | 06:11 mins.
An absurdist contemporary short film following the wild transformation of nine people stuck in a metro.
MISHKO | Hanis Bagashov | Macedonia | 16 mins.
Angel, quiet and withdrawn boy, goes with his friend Mishko to pick apples, in order to sell them later. But, as the day passes, Angel is increasingly facing the cruelty of Mishko and his own parents.
FIELD TRIP (EKSKURSION) | Malthe Kalbakk Elgaard | Denmark | 13:53 mins.
A family, consisting of a mom (Betina), dad (Michael), son (Vincent) and daughter (Karoline), is on a field trip to Mols (a national park in Denmark) to distance themselves from technology and enjoy each other's company on a beautiful day of fall. The family arrives at their destination and Betina collects all of their mobile phones - defying the usual resistance.
SYNCHRONICITY | Michelle Brand | UK | 03:47 mins.
People come; people go - Yet everyone is moving in the same direction. We all are sharing something that we are unaware of, creating one big picture we are unable to see. The film explores the idea of how everyone is connected in a way we may not realise. By sharing time, space and movement, we overlap and create a bigger picture.
12 | Hanna Davidsen | Faroe Islands | 01:28 mins.
A poetic short film about a 12-year-old boy. The boy is looking forward to growing up and becoming an adult. He shares his hopes and dreams about the future. But in the end he concludes, that it's cool to be 12-years-old and that he's going to enjoy the present moment just as it is.
ABLA | Truls Svenningsson | Sweden | 14:22 mins.
Selma lives with her sisters Yagmur, Hazal and Mira. As a big sister (abla) she takes on the role of the anxious guardian for them. Mira needs to free herself and cannot cope with everything being reviewed and enlarged. So on Selma’s birthday, Mira sneaks away to recycle some cans. About friendship and sisterhood told with humor and warmth.
iRONY | Radheya Jegatheva | Australia | 07:57
A film that explores the relationship between man and technology...told from the perspective of a phone. Variously described as an Animation, an Experimental Film, a Narrative, a Documentary or a Film-Poem depending on who you speak to, this hand drawn animated film is based on the poem 'Seven Billion' written by the film director that won 2 National poetry awards: The Young Australian Writer’s National Award for Poetry, selected out of a field of 30,000 and the Karen W Treanor Poetry Award (Youth).
WASTELAND (LA MATURITÉ) | Antoine Flahaut | France | 17:00 mins.
End of 60's. Jérôme has failed his High-School leaving exams. He spends the day with his best friend, David before going to a party…
Program total run time: 1 hour, 20 mins.
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