Twin Sisters

In 2003, two babies were found in a cardboard box in a Chinese village and were adopted into two different corners of the world. One of them ended up in a little vil-lage in Norway, surrounded by high mountains and deep fjords. The other one went to a big city in the USA. The adoptive […]

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When the boys return

Every week, Palestinian children are arrested in the West Bank by the Israeli army. Some of them as young as 12 years old, and the most common accusation is stone throwing. In the Hebron area, Mohammed Jamil (15), Hamze (17) and Mahran (20) has returned home after months and years in prison. They are hailed […]

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It’s Up to You

“In kindergarten, everybody else’s dads are not in prison. That’s the problem.” An animated documentary about growing up with a father in jail. […]

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Agg

When mom gets ill, Maria becomes the family’s caretaker. But when she can’t cope anymore, her father seems to have given up. […]

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A Bastard Child

in 1909, in an undemocratic Sweden, an unwanted child is born and given the name of Hervor. Her mother is unmarried and driven away from her home. Hervor grows up at shelters and orphanages, unwanted, rejected by society. As an adult she spends her life struggling for social justice. Director Knutte Wester brings his grandmother’s […]

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Rafiki

Julie, Mette and Naisha are best friends. They make snowball fights with the boys, race down steep hills on a sledge, and are looking forward to Christmas. One day, Naisha suddenly vanishes, and no one knows where she and her mother have ended up. With no other clue than an address written in invisible ink, […]

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Miaow

It’s no fun to celebrate your 10th birthday all alone. Mia starts exploring the neighborhood through her new videocamera. In the forest behind the house she chases a mysterious bag lady and meets an outspoken girl, Sofia: The bag lady is so poor that she eats cats. […]

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Superdad and Pelé

Pelé has great fun during the weekend, but on Monday he tries to hang on to Daddy’s bike. But Daddy is very busy and has no time to listen to Pelé. Even though Pelé is quite small, he is tough enough to show that he does not like to have a stressed-out Dad. Even though […]

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Ahmed – Almost 13

Ahmed is the oldest of five sons. His family are refugees from the Russian-Chechen war and now reside in the outskirts of Oslo. Ahmed’s father is the undisputed head of the household and dreams about returning home. Soon to be 13, Ahmed is beginning to question his role as the son with most responsibility and […]

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Bog Hole

Jenny accompanies her friend Ingrid and her father on a camping trip. The Norwegian wilderness is notorious for its areas of treacherous swamp land, something that it´s best to avoid. When the only adult has to go back to the car to retrieve the forgotten tent poles, the two girls are left alone, with only […]

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Threads

In a universe where people are seeking connections with others, a woman and a small child are brought together as mother and daughter. Inside the bubble of the mother’s protection, the child learns about love and trust, and ultimately how to form her own attachments. […]

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Ο Οντ είναι αυγό

Ο Οντ έχει μια τεράστια φοβία για την ακεραιότητα του κεφαλιού του, ώσπου μια μέρα ερωτεύεται την Γκουν, η οποία είναι ατρόμητη και γεμάτη χαρά για την ζωή. Η ζωή του Οντ ανατρέπεται και ο ίδιος απελευθερώνεται από τις έγνοιες του με τον πιο απροσδόκητο τρόπο. […]

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