Festival Start!


The festival has begun. We are excited to get started. Dont miss out on these events today:

14:00 Student Film Competition
Venue: Kino 4 / Fredrikstad Kino
Screening of the 15 short films selected to be in the festival programme, which are in competition to win the Golden Gunnar for the best student film.

16:30 Short Film Competition 1
Venue: Kino 4 / Fredrikstad Kino
Screening of 10 of the 18 short films selected to be in programme 1 and 2 in the short film programme. The films are competing for the Grand Prix and the Golden Gunnar for best Nordic-Baltic animated short.

18:15 My Life as a Courgette
Venue: Kino 4 / Fredrikstad Kino
Screening of My Life as Courgette. A film about a nine-year-old boy, with a difficult childhood. When his mother suddenly dies after an accident, Courgette is forced to move to a new home.

21:30 Festival Opening
Venue: Litteraturhuset
This year’s festival starts with the opening ceremony at Litteraturhuset in Fredrikstad. We set the mood with a selection of short films from our guests including our Guest of Honor, Gunnar Wille. Before the ceremony you are all welcome to the opening of the exhibition dedicated to Gunnar Wille located outside Egalia at the 2nd level of Litteraturhuset.