At Home in The World
Andreas Koefoed DK/ 2015/ 58 min/ Documentary / 7 years
IDFA AWARD-WINNER 2015 ‘AT HOME IN THE WORLD’ is an intimate depiction of the everyday lives of five refugee children on a Danish Red Cross asylum school.
The children; Magomed, Sehmuz, Heda, Amel and Ali have different nationalities and backgrounds, but they have all fled their homes with their families, arriving in Denmark with the hope of starting over.
For the last eight years in a row, Koefoed’s films have been selected for the biggest documentary film festival in the world; IDFA in Amsterdam, where his films have been nominated for awards four times.
A panel debate will follow the screening of the movie. Ingólfur Bjarni Sigfússon, journalist from RÚV, will discuss the movie and its subject with Postdoc. researcher Anh Dao Katrín Tran, Kristrún Sigurjónsdóttir, from Lækjarskóli public school in Hafnarfjörður, and one representative from Red Cross Iceland.
Language: Danish, Arabic/ Subtitles: English
Reserve free tickets: www.tix.is If the screening is not fully booked, tickets will be available at the door.
Nordic Film Festival
The Nordic Film Festival is a yearly event, and this is the fourth edition at the Nordic House in Reykjavik. The festival runs the period 13th – 20th April 2016 and we screen selected Nordic films in all genres, with English subtitles. The Nordic Film Festival is a collaboration between the Nordic House, Embassy of Denmark, Finnish Embassy, Norwegian Embassy and Embassy of Sweden in Reykjavik, Iceland. Local partners are Aalto Bistro and Bio Paradis.