Shorts 1: A WOMAN’S PLACE
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
During WWII, one hair parlour in Narvik became a welcome social haven.
A (MAID’S) ROOM OF ONE’S OWN
Regi: Myriam Dao
A maid from 1950s Paris shows us her world.
THE SURFACE AND THE SUBSTANCE
Dir.: Marie-Pierre Bonniol
A bachelor machine of two bodies that are not yet totally distinct, dedicated to Jean-François Lyotard.
Dir.: Anna Nolskog
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
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
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
After a period of extreme social restrictions, a woman receives a haircut from a friend.