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Nordic Film Night

FILM / SHORT SYNOPSIS

Country

9 METER  (Dir./ Writer: Anders Walter / Producer Tivi Magnusson)

The 16-year-old Daniel is a huge long jumping talent who constantly breaks his own records. For Daniel, breaking records is a way for him to keep his dying mother alive.

Oscar nominated 2013 (best live action short)

Duration: 16.00 minutes

DENMARK

HIGH CHAPARALLE (Dir: David Freid)

Tucked away in the southern forests of Sweden is a Western-style amusement park that has turned into an off-season refugee camp for Syrian refugees.

Duration: 09.02 minutes

SWEDEN

BEAST  (Dir: Lars p Arendt)

Ten-year old Benjamin has had it with lies. Taking Dad´s pricey puppy as hostage, Benjamin forces Dad to apologize to Mom for beating her, Daddy is not the apologizing kind.

Duration: 15.05 minutes

DENMARK

THE DATE (Dir. / writer: Jenni Toivoniemi)

Tino, 16, has to host a date for Diablo, his family's cat.

Duration: 07.26 minutes

FINLAND

2012

ELECTION NIGHT Valgaften (Dir: Anders Thomas Jensen)

Director Anders Thomas Jensen has written more than 30 feature films and has been Director’s Susanne Bier's on-and-off writing partner for more than ten years. In 2006 they got an Oscar nomination for "After the Wedding" and won in 2010 for "In a Better World".

In 1999, Jensen became an Oscar-winning director with his short film "Election Night," which he wrote and directed. His two earlier shorts, "Ernst and the Light" (1996) and "Wolfgang" (1997), received Oscar nominations.

"Men & Chicken" is produced by Kim Magnusson and Tivi Magnusson for M&M Productions with support from the Danish Film Institute.

Duration: 10.59 minutes

DENMARK

Do I Have To Take Care of Everything? (Dir: Selma Vilhunen)

A woman tries desperately to get her uncooperative family ready for a wedding. 

This year she did Little Wing – 2016 – Oscar nominated

Duration: 07.00 minutes

FINLAND

2012

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