After successful screenings in cinema K Suns in Riga Norwegian documentary film programme will be screened in Cesis Concerthall.
|18th March film OPTIMISTEN. Inspiring story about elderly women volleyball team. Nothing is impossible says Goro who’s 98, leader of the team in competition against elderly Swedish men volleyball team.|
|25th March film NORTH OF THE SUN. Inge Wegge (25) and Jørn Ranum (22) spent nine months of cold, Norwegian winter in the isolated and uninhabited bay of a remote, arctic island by the coast of Northern-Norway, facing nothing but the vast Atlantic Ocean. There they built a cabin out of driftwood and other cast-off materials that washed up on shore, and ate expired food the stores would otherwise have thrown away. But the boys brought with them two items of utmost importance: Their surfboards – perhaps their biggest motivation for the arctic adventure. Because the remote bay holds a well kept secret; Some of the worlds finest surfing waves..|
|1st April film TWIN SISTERS. In 2003, two babies were found in a cardboard box in a Chinese village and adopted into two different corners of the world.One of them to a little village in Norway, surrounded by high mountains and deep fjords. The other one to a big city in the USA. The adoptive parents had no idea that there was a twin sister. Their sisterhood was meant to be kept a secret. However, destiny had other plans..|
|8th April film GOOD GIRL. A feel-good film about depression. Solveig Melkeraaen is a resourceful filmmaker who has been used to being able to do anything and everything. But, one day, it stops. She’s admitted to acute psychiatric care, diagnosed with severe depression. Electroconvulsive therapy is the solution, and Solveig gets her life back. But her behavior patterns are a part of her. Will she lose it all again? GOOD GIRL is a documentary about Solveig and her family, and a film about perfection, control, fear, and about laughing when everything seems dark.|
|15th April film SIBLINGS ARE FOREVER. A warm and poetic documentary about a brother-and-sister couple, Magnar and Oddny. Both are about 70 years old. They live on the family farm at Kleiva in Naustdal, a few miles from Førde in Sogn & Fjordane county. The siblings run the farm in about the same manner as it was run by several generations before them. They are content, above all else, to continue this tradition for as long as their health permits them to do so.|