Festival Favourites from 40 years

80s

Our main anniversary programme Festival favourites from 40 years is a treasure trove of short film candy from across the festival history. There are winners of Oscars and Palm D’Ors – not to mention our own Jackdaw of course. First and foremost these are the audience favourites. 5 programmes neatly lined up – but sometimes wildly unkempt – per decade, for us to enjoy taste over time.

Screened:
MON 25/10, 21:00 SLOTTS
SUN 31/10, 15:00 SLOTTS
KORTFILMFESTIVALEN PLAY

SING BEAST SING

A great musical event – the Toledo Mung Beast is going to sing and play the piano! You can expect the most remarkable things. This film has been widely acclaimed at festivals around the world.

Canada 1980 / 9:00 / Director: Marv Newland

VIRILE GAMES

What is the purpose of athletic sports? Here is a truthful account.

Czech Republic 1988 / 15:00 / Director: Jan Svankmajer

NONSTOP

A revolver changes hands seven times, each time serving a different purpose. All is shot in a film style which tests the traditional story-telling form of film.

Finland 1987 / 19:00 / Director: Kari Paljakka

GIRLS NIGHT OUT

It’s Beryl’s birthday and her friends from work are taking her out for a night on the town. They end up at a pub where Beryl thinks they are just having one last drink. If she only new…

United Kingdom 1987 / 6:00 / Director: Joanna Quinn

THE MAN WHO PLANTED TREES

A lonely man plants trees in the south of France. A wind-swept and forsaken landscape is transformed, through the patience and generosity of one man, into green expanses of nature. This multiple award-winning film is based on an ecological short story by Jean Giono.

Canada 1987 / 30:00 / Director: Frédéric Back

KITCHEN SINK

It all starts with a hair sticking out of the plughole in the sink. What follows is an original and thought-provoking thriller about fear, desire and the relationship between a man and a woman.

New Zealand 1989 / 14:00 / Director: Alison Maclean

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