We literally slide into the nightmare of a broken young man called Danny (Rik Hautvast) through a marine blue waterslide that returns to his dreams night after night.
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Eydís Eir Brynju-Björnsdóttir studied directing and script writing at the Icelandic Film School, and has gathered experience in the film production. With her debut short film Islandia, a very personal take on her own traumatic experience, she steered controversy in her home country by openly addressing the sensitive topic of rape…
The winner of the national short film competition at the RVK Feminist Film Festival is the film that competed two years ago in Reykjavik at Shortfish, and that had already scooped the prize for the Best Film
Since our first chapter about this programme ended by the review of a musical biopic specific for one country (Norway), we begin this one with a take on another geo-specific film.
Sidebar programmes at the Uppsala International Short Film festival traditionally bring a surprise or two in their focus on authors, genres and trends that deserve a special place in the film history.
It felt necessary to split the Jamaica Now! Program overview in two parts. The program consisting of seven short presented at the 38th Uppsala International Short Film festival, has shown two main easy to tell apart thematic focuses.
At the 38th edition of the Uppsala International Short Film Festival, seven short films were presented within the frames of the Jamaica Now! program, curated by the president of Jamaica Film and Television Association (JAFTA) Analisa Chapman, and presented by her close collaborator, and Jafta’s board member Noelle Kerr.
Interview: Noelle Kerr, Board member of the Jamaica Film and Television Association (JAFTA) and Actor/Producer
Noelle Kerr and the rest of the JAFTA board have been actively working on the development & promotion of Jamaican film for many years. JAFTA helps build a local filmmaking community through a number of initiatives that…
American director Jianna Maarten dedicates her 7th short to “the thousands of women in Mexico who have disappeared and the families who still look for them”