Films on the Horizon April 28th (2016)
THURSDAY APRIL 28th FROM 18:00 | ALADDIN CINEMA | FREE ENTRANCE
FILMS ON THE HORIZON is an work-in-progress presentations of upcoming Nordic features for children and youth, set in an informal atmosphere. The evening's host is Vera Micaelsen, former Norwegian film commissioner. The presentations are followed by dinner and drinks at Aladdin.
We will be presenting 5 projects. Each presentation will be approximately 20 - 30 minutes. Vera Michaelsen will be interviewing the filmmakers on stage. All presentations are in English.
PARADISE 89 (Latvia 2018) | Feature Film | Tasse Film LV
Playing "grownups" gets serious for the nine year old Paula when an innocent game turns into events that fling the girl into the reality of grownup life at a time when Latvia is wakening to embark on the road to independence.
GILBERT'S REVENGE (Norway 2016) | Feature Film | Maipo Film AS
11-year-old Gilbert is new to the neighborhood and ready for a new and better life. All he has to do is keep his nasty egg allergy a secret, especially from the girl next door, Lise, the captain of the hockey team. But then Gilbert's self-absorbed aunt Doris shows up and threatens his new life...
CLOUDBOY (Belgium/Norway/Sweden 2017) | Feature Film | Bulletproof Cupid/Göta Film/Storyline NOR
The city boy Niilas (10) is sent to his mother in Swedish Lapland against his will. The only one succeeding in making contact with him is his new sister Suna (11). She takes him on a journey in the magical world of the woods where shy Niilas turns into a wild cloudboy.
ANTI (Denmark 2016) | Feature Film | Misofilm
To Simon and Frede, life is not about having a plan. When Simon gets expelled from school, he convinces Frede that they both should go to Copenhagen and do graffiti. However, they quickly face the realities of the harsh graffiti gangs, which eventually put their entire friendship at risk.
IN THE FOREST OF HUCKYBUCKY (Norway 2016) | Animation Feature Film | Qvisten Animation AS
Scampermouse and his friends dwell in the Huckybucky forest, a nice place to live, but the tiny animals always have to watch out for some of the bigger ones. Mikkel Fox in particular has an unfortunate tendency to try to devour all the mice crossing his path. As Petter Hedgehog attempts to eat Morten Forestmouses grandma, he decides to write a code of law and with the assistance of big old Granny Bear he gets all the animals to agree to be friends and stop eating each other.