Jazzfilm: Children's Screening (age 8+)
Four short films for children 8 years and above.
Directors Kari Kyve-Skaug, Odveig
Zahra (12) is from Afghanistan, and an asylum seeker in Norway. She has a dream she wants to realize, and this turns out to be difficult for her – but Zahra is a fighter. Bike Bird is a visual story about balancing between two cultures.
Director: Denise Hauser
Bored in school and tired of her arguing parents, Wanda escapes running into the woods. Luckily she has good company. Wanda’s life is filled with conflicts at home and at school, and she escapes in to her imaginary world. But as the problems grow, help comes from an unexpected place to make her confront reality.
Director: Torfinn Iversen
Jenny accompanies her friend Ingrid and her father on a camping trip. The Norwegian wilderness is notorious for its areas of treacherous swamp land, something that it´s best to avoid. When the only adult has to go back to the car to retrieve the forgotten tent poles, the two girls are left alone, with only each other and the wilderness.
DRAWN TO TROUBLE
Director: Jim Hansen.
Siblings Theodor (8) and Villja (10) escape from the school’s bully and have no choice but to seek shelter in the house of the town’s peculiar artist. They discover that he has a magical paintbrush that brings drawings to life! Maybe they can use it to fight off the bully? But things get out of hand when Villja’s dinosaur drawing ends up becoming a lot more than expected.