FOLLOW YOU HOME + SHORTS
THURSDAY, 21 APRIL 2022
20:00 - 22:00
This screening session features 3 films. All films are in English and/or have English subtitles.
Tickets are only 6€ per session, and include a free drink at the Studio Skoop bar afterwards. *All proceeds go to The Bigger Screen, an international organisation supporting independent filmmakers.
THE PSYCHLIST (NORWAY) BY MARTIN A. WALTHER
Synopsis: When his daughter died under tragic events at just 11 months old, the bicycle became the only rescue for Per. Running time: 00:08:00.
Selections/awards: Brussels Independent FF, Sydney World FF, and more.
About the director: Martin A. Walther (1986) comes from Trondheim, Norway. He has a BA in film science from the University of Trondheim and a BA in documentary directing from University of Lillehammer. After finishing his education he worked as a teacher for three years before returning to directing film. The documentary short “Train Robbers” was his directorial debut. The film was an international success at film festival, winning several prices, and was selected for the international competition at Clermont Ferrand. 'The Psychlist' is his second film.
YOUR WILD DOGS WANT FREEDOM (BELGIUM) BY ECE ERA
Synopsis: Edirne’s city dump, home of many strays, is being cleared for the construction of a city prison. Running time: 00:15:15.
Selections/awards: Istanbul IFF.
About the director: Ece was born in Samsun, Turkey. After studying performing arts and philosophy in New York, she got her master's degree in filmmaking at KASK in Ghent. In addition to filmmaking, she produces music and is signed to 2MR Records.
FOLLOW YOU HOME (DENMARK) BY KATHRINE RAVN KRUSE
Synopsis: For 9 years the afghan refugee brothers Popal (22) and Darmal (18) have been apart but are now miraculously reunited in Denmark. But they are in a completely different place in their lives. Popal is a fighter with lots of plans for his future. Darmal, on the other hand, has just arrived in Denmark, with a heavy heart and lots of insecurities about the future. As Darmal’s asylum claim is rejected, their dreams about a future together collapses. With a caring priest couple and a human right’s lawyer as a close ally, Popal does everything in his power to keep Darmal on his feet. Running time: 01:15:00.
About the director: Kathrine Ravn Kruse (1982) studied film and media at Copenhagen University and documentary filmmaking at School of Visual Arts in New York. Back in Denmark she worked on different TV programmes while directing her debut film 'Me and Dad - no expectations of applause'. The film premiered at CPH:DOX in 2014 and won several awards, including the award for best short documentary at the Danish Film Academy. 'Follow You Home' is Kathrine’s first feature-length documentary.