Premiere: Live Film: Celloloid
Okkyung Lee is a distinctive force in contemporary music; a famous cellist, composer and performance artist, and one of the most dynamic personalities in improvised music today.
Chris Marker in memoriam
Chris Marker og Alain Resnais
Chris Marker is considered one of the world's most innovative and respected documentary filmmakers, and has been a major figure in French cultural life and the international documentary community since 1950.
The Last Witness opens the 36th Norwegian Short Film Festival
While the resistance group “Gutta på Skauen” was honored for their resistance work in the post-war years, the members of the Pelle-group, a sabotage group led by Ragnar Sollie, were wiretapped, harassed and blacklisted from work.
The Norwegian Short Film Festival Collaborates with Ibsen and Hamsun Days Festival
From Angry Man.
On Wednesday 12th June, a writer, an artist, and two filmmakers will take the stage in Grimstad to discuss the topic "From Literature to Film". These events are free and open to all.
The Minister of Culture Hadia Tajik visits The Norwegian Short Film Festival
The Minister of Culture Hadia Tajik. Photo: Erlend Aas
What has the “Cultural Promotion 2” policy meant for the film industry in Norway, and what can be expected of the third cultural promotion policy?
Burlesque Film and Dancer to Grimstad
The Norwegian Short Film Festival has invited Esben Esther Pirelli Benestad to a conversation with burlesque dancer Dirty Martini about the documentary Exposed.
Free Breakfast and Bus to Oslo
On Sunday 16th June there will be breakfast at Grimstad Culture House, and later on a bus going to Oslo; both are free of charge for festival pass holders.
Art Cinema at This Year’s Festival
Art Cinema in different wrappings characterizes this year's festival, where everything from video art, performance art, avant-garde film, and documentary is expressed via different artists and traditions.
The competition programs are now ready
From The Lost Children directed by John Sullivan
The selection committees have evaluated a total of 259 short films, 47 long documentaries, and 84 music videos. They have selected 45 Norwegian short films, 12 documentaries, 20 music videos and 23 international short films for the competition programs of quality, breadth and innovation.
Award Winners The Norwegian Short Film Festival
Baggage (Prtljag), directed by Danis Tanovic
The 35th Norwegian Short Film Festival has awarded the winners. The Golden Chair for Best International Short Film went to the Bosnian film Baggage directed by Danis Tanovic. The Golden Chair for Best Norwegian Short Film went to And the Going is Good directed by Vibeke Heide. The Golden Chair for Best Norwegian Documentary went to Gulabi Gang directed by Nishtha Jain. Cold Mailman - Time is of Essence directed by André Chocron was awarded Best Music Video. A total of 106 films competed in this year's Competition Programme.