“A Bastard Child” World Premiere at IDFA
Today IDFA announced the line up of films in competition at the festival 2016. Our production A Bastard Child (Horungen) by Knutte Wester gets world premiere and are competing for the IDFA Award for Best Mid-Length Documentary, the IDFA Special Jury Award for Mid-Length Documentaryand the IDFA Audience Award.
IDFA are taking place in Amsterdam November 16-27 2016.
A Bastard Child is produced by Bautafilm in co-production with SVT and Knut Skoglund, Pomor Film AS. With support from The Swedish Film Institute, Nordnorskt Filmsenter, The Swedish Arts Grants Committee and Film i Västerbotten.
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Best word documentary
The prize “Best World Documentary” was awarded to our documentary Nuclear Neighbour at the Harlem International Film Festival. We are super excited! In October, the film will be shown in Toronto at Planet in Focus 17th annual Environmental Film Festival.
Two prices at Venice days
Bautafilm was present in Venedig for the world premiere of Sami Blood. An appreciated screening with lots of feelings. The film war awarded twice: director Amanda Kernell recieved the Feodora, for best first time director and also Europa Cinema Label, for distribution in Europe.
Sami blood world premiere in Venice.
Our co-production with Nordisk Film, the feature Sami blood directed by Amanda Kernell, first ever screening will be at Venice Days in the beginning of September, compeeting against 12 films for the prestigeous price.
International Premiere at DocPoint
We are happy to announce that our latest doc Nuclear Neighbour will premiere at DocPoint, Finland. Screenings will take place 29/1 and 30/1 and the director Fredric Oskarsson are attending the festival.
Hanna lives a peaceful life with her husband and three children at the countryside in the north of Finland. But their lives change dramatically when a power company wants to build a nuclear power plant close to their home. The plant is to be built on the coast of the Bothnian bay in the last nuclear free part of Europe and the decision is taken only seven months after the Fukushima accident. Hanna refuses to accept these plans and decides to do everything she can to stop the power plant from being built…
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