Riff – CHILDREN AND YOUTH PROGRAM 6 +

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AWAY

Rémy lives in his own world, attuned to the logic and simplicity of Arctic life. But unpleasant consequences loom when he finds himself in a frantic chase in the so-called “real world”, where his unique mindset comes across as verging on madness.

Short Animation / 6 min / 2019 / Belgium / Adventure
Director: Mathilde Pepinster
Producer: Vincent Gilot

LEAF

Huge sailor gets an autumn leaf from a small girl. It reminds him of his home and how long he has not been there. He runs to meet his old parents. What will he find there?

Czech / 6 min
Director: Aliona Baranova

Holly on the Summer Isle: The Exploration

Holly is bored at Grandpa’s. She wants to go exploring, but Grandpa says there is nothing left to explore. Holly is sure there must be something. At night Holly sees a luminous rock traveling across the sky, landing on the other side of the island. Along with Turtie the turtle Holly goes on a magical exploration to find the luminous rock.

Denmark / 13 min / Short Animation / 2018 / Adventure
Director: Karla Nor Holmbäck
Writer: Mie Skjoldemose
Producer: Emily Nicoline Quist

 

HOW MUCH DOES A CLOUD WEIGH?

A scientist is immersed in observing the clouds. He counts their number, measures their height above the ground, weighs the water that they are made of. He does his job well, diligently and honestly. But everything changes when there arrives a cloud that does not fit into his charts and tables.

Russia / 6 min / Short Animation
Director: Nina Bisyarina
Nordic Premiere / Norðurlandafrumsýning

KARLA AND NORDAHL

Karla is 6 years old and has a big brother named Nordahl. Why does she consider him both a big and a little brother? We get an insight into Karla’s world and how she deals with having a big brother with learning difficulties. The director followed her own children through one winter showing their everyday life, both in demanding situations and in scenes of heartfelt love.

Norway / 20 min / 2019 / Short Documentary
Director: Elisabeth Aspelin
Producers: Halvor Nitteberg, Jon Jerstad
Nordic Premiere / Norðurlandafrumsýning

AWAY

Rémy lives in his own world, attuned to the logic and simplicity of Arctic life. But unpleasant consequences loom when he finds himself in a frantic chase in the so-called “real world”, where his unique mindset comes across as verging on madness.

Short Animation / 6 min / 2019 / Belgium / Adventure
Director: Mathilde Pepinster
Producer: Vincent Gilot

LEAF

Huge sailor gets an autumn leaf from a small girl. It reminds him of his home and how long he has not been there. He runs to meet his old parents. What will he find there?

Czech / 6 min
Director: Aliona Baranova

Holly on the Summer Isle: The Exploration

Holly is bored at Grandpa’s. She wants to go exploring, but Grandpa says there is nothing left to explore. Holly is sure there must be something. At night Holly sees a luminous rock traveling across the sky, landing on the other side of the island. Along with Turtie the turtle Holly goes on a magical exploration to find the luminous rock.

Denmark / 13 min / Short Animation / 2018 / Adventure
Director: Karla Nor Holmbäck
Writer: Mie Skjoldemose
Producer: Emily Nicoline Quist

 

HOW MUCH DOES A CLOUD WEIGHT

A scientist is immersed in observing the clouds. He counts their number, measures their height above the ground, weighs the water that they are made of. He does his job well, diligently and honestly. But everything changes when there arrives a cloud that does not fit into his charts and tables.

Russia / 6 min / Short Animation
Director: Nina Bisyarina
Nordic Premiere / Norðurlandafrumsýning

KARLA AND NORDAHL

Karla is 6 years old and has a big brother named Nordahl. Why does she consider him both a big and a little brother? We get an insight into Karla’s world and how she deals with having a big brother with learning difficulties. The director followed her own children through one winter showing their everyday life, both in demanding situations and in scenes of heartfelt love.

Norway / 20 min / 2019 / Short Documentary
Director: Elisabeth Aspelin
Producers: Halvor Nitteberg, Jon Jerstad
Nordic Premiere / Norðurlandafrumsýning

DALIA

A six-year-old boy of divorced parents spends a weekend at his dad’s farm. Not knowing how to connect with his son, the father goes about his day working and treating the boy as any other farmhand. When they come across the mother’s seriously wounded horse they finally find a way to connect as they carefully go through the process of putting the horse out of its misery.

Iceland, United States / 16 min / Short Fiction / 2020
Director: Brúsi Ólason
Writer: Leticia Akel
Producer: Kári Úlfsson
World Premiere