AWARD NOMINATIONS 2021

BEST NORWEGIAN PRODUCTION COMPETITION

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Human Wild

Dir. Marthe Thorshaug

48' • Norway • 2020

- What animal are you? In Human Wild, we follow a pack of humans encountering other packs of animals. We are in a course-like scenario, where six people are gathered to probe their original animal instincts. They have to figure out their rank, what instincts hold their pack together and discover new things about themselves. But when the humans meet a wolf pack and fear sets in, what happens then? Human Wild examines what differs us humans from the other animals. The film focuses on subtle everyday situatios where our original animal instincts kick in.

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PEARL DIVER

Dir. Margrethe Danielsen

9' • Norway • 2020

Three couples are facing different challenges: A middle aged hedgehog falls in love with a balloon, but finds it difficult to maintain his grooming routine. A couple of arctic lovers are experiencing a coldness between them, and two oysters are losing patience as they wait to be on the same schedule. 

** SCREENING SELECTION 2021**

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Symmetry (Symmetri)

Dir. Christer Steffensen

8' • Norway • 2020

In a world where everything takes place in perfect symmetry, a frustrated man struggles to find his place in the bigger picture. Fred strives to harmonize with his surroundings, and despite his persistent efforts, he does not come closer to his need for belonging. Fred must break free from the circle before hopelessness consumes him, but he cannot do it alone.