National Competition 3

This programme is part of the National Competition. From 15 years of age.

WED 26/10, 17:00 FYRIS
THU 27/10, 21:00 FYRIS


Helen has immigrated to Sweden with her teenage daughter and is struggling with everyday life. One day she gets a visit from Isak who claims to work for the resistance in her home country and who has news from her sister. Helen calls Isak’s bluff and he admits that he is in fact working for the regime. He in turn reveals Helen’s secret and she must face her violent past.

Sweden 2022 / 8:59 / Director: Ruben Levi / Producer: Anders Wilhelmsson, Ruben Levi


Two people have to get along while trying to find their friends in the forest. This film is an adventure that takes you on a journey through Vålådalens mystical forest.

Sweden 2021 / 14:59 / Director: Emil Olofsson, Troy Davis / Producer: Troy Davis

Berry Pickers

During an exceptionally hot summer in Sweden, a Thai migrant worker has to navigate the forest and his increasingly quarrelsome relationship with his older brother, in order to find the blueberries needed to afford passage home.

Sweden 2022 / 15:00 / Director: Agnes Skonare Karlsson / Producer: Mona Maahn

My Pockets are Flooding with Memories

My Pockets are Flooding with Memories is a mixed techniques stop motion-animated short film. The film deals with thoughts of nostalgia, time, memories and with the feeling of being haunted by something that you also do not want to disappear.

Sweden 2022 / 5:36 / Director: Ida Björkbäck / Producer: Ida Björkbäck

Little to big

A much loved guinea pig has been put down. Someone has been dissed by their first, biggest love. And out in the shimmering summer archipelago, a little girl is carrying a terrible secret. The documentary LITTLE TO BIG follows a Swedish helpline for children and young people who are in need for someone to listen.

Sweden 2022 / 19:58 / Director: Ellen Fiske, Ellinor Hallin  / Producer: Ellen Fiske, Ellinor Hallin

Lizard Brain

Jakob is a successful life coach providing people with what they want: simple answers in complicated times. But when he is invited to a job coaching company to inspire the unemployed, things start to crumble. Can everything really be solved by having the right attitude?

Sweden 2022 / 27:31 / Director: Elisabeth Marjanović Cronvall / Producer: Cecilia Björk, Emilia Haukka, Jussi Rantamäki

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