Nordic Shorts

NORDIC SHORTS

FREE SCREENING

SUNDAY 10/SEP 16.00

Expected guests: Directors, Leo Lávík & Sunniva Gudmundsdóttir Mortensen

MIN HOMOSYSTER

Director: Lia Hietala
2017 | Sweden/Norway | 15 m
Swedish | English subtitles

10-year old Cleo will charm your socks off with her curiosity. She’s a smart girl and starts questioning her own sexuality when her big sister gets a girlfriend. It’s not easy being 10. -(NA)

TAKK FOR TUREN

Director: Henrik Martin Dahlsbakken
2016 | Norway | 18 m
Norwegian/Swedish | English subtitles

An elderly gay couple look back at their life together, as one of them lies on his death bed. This emotionally charged film has been screened to great acclaim at several international short film festivals. -(BY)

MAMMA VET BÄST

Director: Mikael Budsen
2016 | Sweden | 13 m
Swedish | English subtitles

A mother has just met her son’s first boyfriend. She is accepting and positive, but on the drive home, she has a few opinions. -(BY)

LITTLE VULVAH AND HER CLITORAL AWARENESS

Director: Sara Koppel
2013 | Denmark | 5 m

Join Little Vulvah on a visually stunning journey in discovery of her own body and pleasure. An animated gem of a film! -(BY)

BOY

Director: Lucas Helth Postma
2014 | Denmark | 16 m
Danish | English subtitles

Emilie er ein drongur, ið er fangaður í kroppinum á einari gentu. Men mamma hansara avnoktar tað. Tá ið tey skulu til eina veitslu, noyðir hon hann í kjóla, og tá standa tey andlit til andlits við teirra ymiskleika.

Emilie is a boy stuck in a girl’s body. His mother refuses to see the truth. When she demands he wear a dress for a formal get-together with friends, the two are forced to confront their differences. -(BY)

Birting

Director: Leo Lávík
2015│Faroe Islands | 10 m
Faroese | English subtitles

Birting is an intimate look into a private moment of vulnerability.  A brave decision is made and a loved one is there to help. -(LPJ)

MEN IN THE MIRROR

Director: Siri Nerbø
2016 | Norway/Ireland | 11 m
English | No subtitles

With their mood still high, the four Nigerian taxi drivers share their experiences on the growing racism in Galway, Ireland. -(NA)

THE INCOMER

Director: Sunniva Gudmundsdóttir Mortensen
2017 | Denmark/Faroe Islands | 7 m
Spanish | English subtitles

We humans construct our identity from habits and memories; from daily interaction with familiar faces and spaces. When we migrate, our habits and memories are challenged and our identity is dissolved. -(Director)