Films

Leve. Elske

In 2014, approximately 40 men and women and a number of dogs move into "The Rainbow" in Stockholm. The world's first retirement home for gay people. The generation growing up after World War II, in which gays were sent to concentration camps. Homosexuality was outlawed, branded as a disease, disgraced. As they move into a new home and a new community, new spaces are opened up. And for the first time in their lives, they find a home, and start loving themselves.

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The Crossing

The Crossing takes us along on one of the most dangerous journeys of our time with a group of Syrians fleeing war and persecution, crossing a sea, two continents and five countries, searching for a home to rekindle the greatest thing they have lost – Hope. They make it to Europe, only to find out that the hardest part of their journey still lies ahead. Months of uncertainty and waiting, living in one asylum centre after another, takes a toll on their spirits, as they confront what being a “refugee” means.

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The Dream and The Curse

The King of Film Dubbers in Tanzania is dead. His son Felix must fight a damaging curse to keep himself and his father’s legendary status alive. A film about family obligations, dreams – and dubbing movies larger than life.

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In Your Blood, Up The Wall

This documentary film gives insights of the enigmatic creation process of well-known Norwegian photographer Tom Sandberg (14th of September, 1953 – 5th of February, 2014). A central artist that contributed strongly to the accept of the photograph as an art form in Norway, and whos art work is considered a national treasure. It also draws a portrait in contrast of a secretive man who, for better as for worst, had no choice but invent new images to stay alive.

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When Castro Seized The Hilton

The story of a hotel - of how it, barely a year after it opened, was seized by Fidel Castro and became instead the head quarters and the symbol of a revolution. What was to be the Havana Hilton, and that which in the early days of the revolution in 1959 became known as Habana Libre - The free Habana. Habana Libre became the main arena and the symbolic epicenter for the change in the relations between two countries and two political ideologies.

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War Hero Out of Step

A revealing journey with the highly decorated WW2 war-hero Svein Blindheim, who during the cold war is made an enemy of the people by the Norwegian authorities. The film shatters the myths of Norway‚s heroic war efforts and reveals how post-war Norway was founded on half-truths and omissions.

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The Smile In The Eye

A story of love, dope, dance, death and hope – a multiplot story of four women who have had their fates influenced by partydrugs. As a leading theme in «Smile in the eye» we follow the story of Stine a 17 year girl.

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