During Stockholm International Film Festival, Victor Lindgren and his film I Turn To You won the scholarship 1 Km Film!
The jury motivation:
Two siblings are forced to experience the implosion of their parents’ relationship. The director poses an inconvenient question to us in the audience, can a child’s will to survive overcome the self-destructive desires of the parent. The film seamlessly connects refined form with emotional impact and the director shows great courage and promise.
Today Stockholm Film Festival released the program for this years festival and competition. Among 11 films Victor Lindgrens Jag vill nå dig (I Turn To You) are nominated for the award 1 km film. The aim with the scholarship 1 km film is to highlight and give talented up ad coming directors a chance to move forward. The vinner among the finalists gets to make a movie that will be screened at next nears festival. The 1 km film screening 2015 will take place november 15.
Jag vill nå dig (I Tourn To You) is a co-production between Filmpool Nord and Film i Västerbotten. The film got the After Bergman script/project award 2013. Jag vill nå dig premiered at Gothenburg film festival earlier this year where it was nominated for a Dragon Award (Startsladden).
From 5 000 entries about 130 films have been selected to be screened and compete at the Uppsala International Short Film Festival 19-25 October. We are happy to announce that both Jag vill nå dig and Stoerre Vaerie will be screened in the national competition!