Las Palmas wins the short film award of Gothenburg Int’l Film Festival, Startsladden, as well as the Audience Award. The Award is 800 000 SEK in cash and production value. Plus a bit of honour. The Jury statement reads: “Startsladden 2011 goes to a tragicomic movie in a crazy world that feels terribly familiar. An ingenious hybrid of Sällskapsresan and Easy Rider, which goes straight into our hearts”. Read the rest of this entry »
The short film Las Palmas opens the 34th Gothenburg Int’l Film Festival at the 28th of February as intro to the norweigan feature King of Devil’s Island (Kongen av Bastøy). The screening was preceded by a puppet show on stage featuring marionette puppets from the film.