Films from Uppland

 

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THE FAMILY FARM

A daughter moves from the family farm as a nineteen-year-old. Twenty years later she returns to think about her future. A film about the choices in life, mortality, and the ambivalence of leaving a place that represents both security and stagnation.

SWEDEN 2019. Documentary. 14 min. DIRECTION/SCRIPT/PRODUCTION/PHOTOGRAPHY: Kim Jansson


THOUGHTS AT TWILIGHT

Time and perseverance have brought stability to Bea with the birth of her newborn twins. She no longer has to worry about putting food on the table. But it used to be different – her eldest son was raised in poverty and life was often difficult. As she marvels over the fortuitous circumstances of her twins, Bea begins to wonder how her own mother must have felt making that unimaginable decision.

SWEDEN 2019. Documentary. 7 min. DIRECTION/PRODUCTION/PHOTOGRAPHY: Andreas Gejke


…THEN THE PRINCE ARRIVED.

In a land of fairy tales, there was a big castle hidden deep in the forest. In the highest tower, a princess was patiently waiting to be rescued by a handsome prince. The tower was also guarded by a fearsome dragon. One day, a prince finally arrived at the castle to slay the dragon and win the princess. But the prince got defeated, and now the tender princess stands face to face with the huge dragon.

SWEDEN 2019. Animation. 3 min. DIRECTION/SCRIPT: Allie Karlsson, Dennis Rydberg PRODUCTION: Allie Karlsson ANIMATION: Dennis Rydberg


THE FOREST PORN-MAN

The story about the man who placed porn magazines in the forest way back when.

SWEDEN 2018. Documentary/Fiction. 3 min. DIRECTION/SCRIPT/PRODUCTION/PHOTOGRAPHY: Robin Johansson


AND

The movie is a longing for symbiosis. People walking at Stockholm Södra Station. A person is standing, posing, on the shore. “I wish I was a swan,” the computer-modified voice tells us while talking about a dream. A dream about not having to carry one’s body alone

SWEDEN 2018. Experimental. 9 min. DIRECTION: Tuija Roberntz, Nadia Spång SCRIPT: Nadia Spång PRODUCTION: Tuija Roberntz PHOTOGRAPHY: Tuija Roberntz, Minna Roberntz


TRUE TALES

A poetic short film about the fear that religious doctrines can create in children growing up in religious homes. About children’s exposure to, and difficulty in dealing with, abstract religious messages at a young age.

SWEDEN 2019. Experimental/Fiction. 10 min. DIRECTION/PRODUCTION/PHOTOGRAPHY: Ida Lindgren


REFRACTIONS

Everything becomes refracted when she plunges into her past, into the pain of an unfolding childhood.

SWEDEN 2019. Experimental. 12 min. DIRECTION: Darin Kahel, Christian Abi Abboud PRODUCTION: Darin Kahel


STYLE OF PLAYING

The film deals with the integration process of new arrivals to their new societies, where some succeed but others fail. Nedal and George are two new arrivals who play chess and try to win by applying their life experiences of the rules of the game.

SWEDEN 2019. Fiction. 11 min. DIRECTION/SCRIPT/PRODUCTION/PHOTOGRAPHY: Maher Aziz


FROM GOTTSUNDA TO THE EU

Linnéa Engström is a Swedish politician in the Green Party. She was an MP in the European Parliament from 2014-2019. She tells her story of how growing up in the suburb of Gottsunda, south of Uppsala, created her interest in European politics.

SWEDEN/FRANCE 2019. Documentary. 4 min. DIRECTION/SCRIPT/PRODUCTION/PHOTOGRAPHY: Märta Gross Hulth


GREYZONE RAPE

Emil and Sanna are a couple who live together in an apartment. They have a loving relationship, but everything changes when Sanna wakes up one night and Emil is inside of her without her knowing.

SWEDEN 2019. Fiction. 11 min. DIRECTION/SCRIPT/PRODUCTION: Anna Adell

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