These five shorts stand in a category of their own, united by a directness, simplicity and artfulness, in the broad spectrum of documentary.
Poland | 2009 | 11mins | Beta | Colour | Subtitled
A meeting room in a Polish jail. On one side: husbands, sons, fathers; on the opposite: children, wives, mothers.
Producer Andrzej Wajda Print Source firstname.lastname@example.org
Wood Of Value
Norway | 2010 | 16mins | 35mm | Colour | Subtitled
An observational documentary concerning a tree’s journey from the forests of Norway to the metropolis of London.
Producer Bjorn Bratberg Print Source email@example.com
(The Importance Of) Hair (Vikten av) Hår
Sweden | 2011 | 14mins | Beta | Colour | Subtitled
I lost all my hair in three months. An amazing amount was tied up in that hair. I changed more than I could imagine. This is a film about identity, attraction and sorrow. A discussion about the value of appearances, and what is actually normal.
Producer Christina Höglund Print Source firstname.lastname@example.org
I’m Never Afraid! (Ik Ben Echt Niet Bang!)
The Netherlands | 2010 | 20mins | Beta | Colour | Subtitled
Mack is an 8-year-old boy whose heart is reversed from its normal position. He finds inspiration from his deceased grandfather and support from his sister when he performs on the motorcross track.
Producer Mete Gümürhan Print Source email@example.com
Switzerland, France | 2010 | Beta | Colour | Subtitled
Childhood pictures and video footage provide a retrospective goodbye for the filmmaker, ruminating on his move from African culture to Europe at the age of ten.
Producer Ecal Print Source firstname.lastname@example.org