Monday 14 May – 10:00 - 11:30 – Doc Corner Screening Room

Presented by: The Norwegian Film Institute

The Norwegian Film Institute is a public institution under the authority of the Ministry of Culture. The NFI supports and promotse films, series and games. Norway is experiencing a new dawn for documentary production and the quality of Norwegian docs has risen far beyond the local market. At Doc Corner we present four documentary works in progress by both new and established directors.

Once Aurora - ©Benjamin Langeland & Stian Servioss

ONCE AURORA (En Gang Aurora)

Directed by: Benjamin LANGELAND & Stian SERVIOSS

Produced by: Thorvald NILSEN (Flimmer Film AS)

Country of production: Norway

Running time: 70’/52’

Completed in: January 2019

 

Synopsis

Aurora is a pop sensation from a small town in Norway. She was discovered at the age of 16, dropped out of school, and spent the next years touring the world. At the age of 20 she is at a breaking point. Is this really what she wants, and if not, does she have any other option but to continue?

Contact: Thorvald NILSEN - thorvald@flimmerfilm.no

Munch In Hell - ©Stig Andersen

MUNCH IN HELL (Munch I Helvete)

Directed by: Stig ANDERSEN

Produced by: Carsten AANONSEN (Indie Film As), Pieter VAN HUYSTEE (PvH Film & TV)

Country of production: Norway, The Netherlands

Running time: 75’/58’

Completed in: November 2018

 

Synopsis

Adored abroad – ignored at home. The untold story of Edvard Munch and a country too small for his genius. MUNCH IN HELL is a documentary that seeks to explain how and why the painter Edvard Munch was subject to systematically poor and ignorant treatment in his homeland. Today considered one of the world’s greatest painters, but not treated as he deserves.

Contact: Carsen AANONSEN - carsten@indiefilm.no

The Arctic Camels - ©Karl Emil Rikardsen

THE ARCTIC CAMELS (De Arktiske Kamelene)

Directed by: Karl Emil RIKARDSEN

Produced by: Knut SKOGLUND (Relation04 Media), Karl Emil RIKARDSEN (Pomor Film) - Norway, Maria STEVNBAK WESTERGREN (Toolbox Film) - Denmark, Anna BJÖRK (Giraff Film) - Sweden

Country of production: Norway, Denmark, Sweden

Running time: 75’

Completed in: October 2018

 

Synopsis

Siblings Torarin and Svalin in Arctic Norway wanted a horse to ride but got two Mongolian camels instead. When dad seriously injures his hand, the kids have to contribute more, but the camels are stubborn. They decide to go to Mongolia to find a skilled camel trainer who is willing to return with them to their Arctic island.

Contact: Knut SKOGLUND - knut.skoglund@gmail.com

Krogufant - ©Victor Kossakovsky

KROGUFANT

Directed by: Victor KOSSAKOVSKY

Produced by: Anita REHOFF LARSEN (Sant & Usant) ; Co-Producers: Serge LALOU / Camille LAEMLÉ (Les Films d’Ici)

Country of production: Norway, France

Running time: 80’

Completed in: February 2019

 

Synopsis

Siblings Torarin and Svalin in Arctic Norway wanted a horse to ride but got two Mongolian camels instead. When dad seriously injures his hand, the kids have to contribute more, but the camels are stubborn. They decide to go to Mongolia to find a skilled camel trainer who is willing to return with them to their Arctic island.

Contact: Knut SKOGLUND - knut.skoglund@gmail.com