Super16 Shorts 

Super16 is the leading independent film school of Denmark. It is run as an association by the students themselves over a 3-year course. Every two years, the residing members of Super16 admits 6 directors, 6 producers and 4 screenwriters to continue the school. Super16 focuses on developing the talent mass of the Danish film industry through theoretical teaching and practical work, with a priority of keeping the process free of restrictions and creative limitations. This screening of six films features their most recent productions.

A Worthy Man

Night after night, Erik works alone in his bakery. His only company is a late-night radio program, which he persistently attempts to get through to in order to be honoured as “Joker of the Week”. He has gradually grown more and more distant from his family, and all his efforts to re-establish their connection seem in vain. A growing depression hurls Erik to spin out of a key, which in the end culminates in a desperate cry for help.

Orig. title: En værdig mand
Director: Kristian Håskjold
Country: Denmark
Year: 2018
Duration: 20 min
After Here

When Laura’s father dies she must navigate in a grief that is neither curable nor controllable. However, in Laura’s relationship with her sister Alba is also the sense of solace and the fragile recognition of loss as a part of life.

Orig. title: Eftertid
Director: Hannah Elbke
Country: Denmark
Year: 2018
Duration: 23 min
Dobbelgänger

Magnus seeks out the eccentric Dr. Edvard in a pursuit to get rid of a bad habit. When Magnus, a long side his girlfriend Andrea, enter the home of Edvard and his manic butler Glenn; they are both unaware of the mysterious forces surrounding the dreaded residence.

Orig. title: Dobbeltgænger
Director: Simon Mortensen
Country: Denmark
Year: 2018
Duration: 21 min
Gaia

The climate crisis is raging. Lilly, a young scientist, lives in solitude while trying to maintain her moral standards within the cynical company she works for. As her boss forces her to rush the development of the biological artificial intelligence, GAIA, Lilly makes a choice that will change her forever.

Director: Zinnini Elkington
Country: Denmark
Year: 2018
Duration: 22 min
The Other

The Other is the story of Adrian, a restless man who seeks happiness in all the wrong places, until he one day randomly stands involved (as an active participant) in a performance artwork that is being carried out with ritualistic ruthlessness and confronts him with directly with his careless way of life.

Orig. title: Den Anden
Director: Jacob Krzysztof Glogowski
Country: Denmark
Year: 2018
Duration: 31 min
The Sergeant and his Nephew

The eccentric Niels invites his nephew Glen to an alternative military camp. In spite of the uncle’s peculiar way of living they both still managed to form a special bond. Glen uses the military camp as a way of getting closer to his uncle, in order to get a sense of his past and unresolved dreams.

Orig. title: Sergenten og hans nevø
Director: Glen Bay Grant
Country: Denmark
Year: 2018
Duration: 23 min