5 excellent short documentaries (SE)
Melissa Lindgren, director of Tempo Documentary Festival
The Ambassador’s wife
16min. Director: Theresa Traoré Dahlberg
Although she dreamed of a career in opera, the French Ambassador’s wife now lives a restrained life in opulent seclusion in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso.
As we’re told
28 min. Directors: Erik Holmström og Fredrik Wenzel
What’s it like working inside Sweden’s most hated agency, the Employment Agency? We’re meeting case workers, psychologists, bosses all portrayed by puppets inside a world of corrugated paper….
14 min. Directors: Ulrika Bandeira, Julia Grumpert og Olivia Kastebring
Juck (literally Hump) is the dance group that made its breakthrough in a 2013 viral video, where they pushed the limits for how the female body is allowed to express itself.
Cops are actors
20 min. Director: Tova Mozard
Somewhere in the hills of Los Angeles, we meet four actors who portray the police profession, through narrative and staging.
The power plant
5.min. Director: Klara Boden
A boy is standing by a power plant in the middle of the north of sweden. By a rivcer that no longer exists because a hydroelectric power station now owns it. In this personal film the director remembers her childhood in the rich Swedish nature. Surroundings threatened by power companies colonialism and urbanisation.