Nordic Shorts: New Generation 

Nordic short films about being young.

The Collective

A group of actors who have gotten tired of the patriarchal theatre institutions, are rehearsing an ”unconventional” version of Euripides’ Medea. When they get interrupted by a group of teenage girls they need to realize that they might not be as progressive as they think.

Orig. title: Kollektivet
Director: Siri Hjorton Wagner, Nadja Hjorton
Country: Sweden
Year: 2019
Duration: 13 min
I, Julia

14-year old Julia is trying to record a vlog but is interrupted when her controlling and violent father comes home. Julia desperately tries to get her mother to leave him but it’s not that easy.

Orig. title: Jag, Julia
Director: Arvin Kananian
Country: Sweden
Year: 2020
Duration: 14 min
Armor

For a group of teenage boys, social status is everything and masculinity is the goal.

Orig. title: Rustning
Director: Marius R. Myrmel
Country: Norway
Year: 2018
Duration: 25 min
Unobjectified Masturbators

A group of girls seek out a height with a view. Slightly intoxicated, they snap romanticizing pictures of themselves and the beautiful surroundings. Suddenly, they discover they are not the only ones to “romanticize” the moment.

Orig. title: Onanerende subjekter
Director: Marlene Emilie Lyngstad, Andrea Sitara Gran
Country: Norway
Year: 2019
Duration: 9 min
My World in Yours

Shams and Stella are smitten with one another, and a relationship begins to develop. However, Shams has yet to tell Stella that she is an undocumented asylum-seeker.

Orig. title: Min värld i din
Director: Jenifer Malmqvist
Country: Sweden
Year: 2019
Duration: 29 min