Short films about traditionally feminine spheres and the women who inhabit them. Is a woman’s place first and foremost within motherhood? Who has access to women’s spaces today, and what kind of community can be found there? Total running time approx. 1h 15m.
FRYDENLUND HAIR PARLOUR
Dir.: Hanne Berkaak Norway, 2021 14 min
During WWII, one hair parlour in Narvik became a welcome social haven.
A (MAID’S) ROOM OF ONE’S OWN
Regi: Myriam Dao Frankrike, 2021 8m 51s
A maid from 1950s Paris shows us her world.
THE SURFACE AND THE SUBSTANCE
Dir.: Marie-Pierre Bonniol Germany, 2019 3m 10s
A bachelor machine of two bodies that are not yet totally distinct, dedicated to Jean-François Lyotard.
Dir.: Anna Nolskog Sweden, 2021 15 min
A chamber play in the maternity ward. Is there one right way to be new mother, and who decides?
ON THE SURFACE
Dir.: Fan Sissiko Iceland, 2021 3m 56s
A young mother goes swimming in the Icelandic ocean and reflects upon being a mother in a foreign country.
WHAT IS A WOMAN?
Dir: Marin Håskjold Norway, 2020 14m 13s
Two friends go to a swimming pool, but encounter some difficulties: One of them is trans, and some believe that she has no place in the ladies’ changing room.
Dir.: Yuula Benivolski Canada, 2020 4m 22s
After a period of extreme social restrictions, a woman receives a haircut from a friend.