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Oct
17
6:45 PM18:45

Involuntary Activist

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Director: Mikael Bundsen
Country: Sweden

A married, openly gay teacher in Wales faces the choice of betraying his family or his core values when his older sister asks him to step back into the closet for her wedding in Turkey.

Part of our new a new spotlight category Aurora Borealis - a collaboration between NIFF and Film i Väst to highlight up and coming filmmakers.

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Oct
17
6:45 PM18:45

Melanie

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Director: Lisa Meyer
Country: Sweden

Melanie is 16 years old and lives on the country side. With her moped as her companion, she moves between her home in the forest and the social activities offered in the small village. Trying hard to gain respect from the grown-up world around her but hasn’t yet decided if that’s where she wants to be from now on.

Part of our new a new spotlight category Aurora Borealis - a collaboration between NIFF and Film i Väst to highlight up and coming filmmakers.

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Oct
17
6:45 PM18:45

We Retired People

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Director: Tia Kouvo
Country: Sweden

An elderly couple spend their morning reading coupons and sitting in the car, somewhere in a wintery Sweden. A warm and humorous study about life in the old age.

Part of our new a new spotlight category Aurora Borealis - a collaboration between NIFF and Film i Väst to highlight up and coming filmmakers.

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Oct
17
6:45 PM18:45

Happy Birthday To You

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Director: Jonas Dorsz Håkansson
Country: Sweden

Eleanor is celebrating her 76th birthday at the elderly home. Her daughter is coming to visit her and she is given help choosing her best clothes and tableware. But things do not turn out as Eleanor has planned, and she is forced to reevaluate her situation…

Part of our new a new spotlight category Aurora Borealis - a collaboration between NIFF and Film i Väst to highlight up and coming filmmakers.

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