date festival


European short films

Programme 1

The New and the Old

Det nya och det gamla

Elsa Rosengren
2022 - Sweden - 11mn

Screenings : tuesday 24 - 2:00 pm - Centre de congrès - Auditorium - presented and followed by a debate with the directors wednesday 25 - 10:00 pm - Centre de congrès - Amphi Jardin saturday 28 - 11:45 am - Centre de congrès - Amphi Jardin
In Berlin today, a man smoking near his window. Two barmen in 19 th century Gothenburg wait for their last customer to leave. He is an old man who has recently attempted to commit suicide. One of the barmen feels sympathy for the old man, while the other is impatient to close up and go home.
Elsa Rosengren
Elsa Rosengren was born in Gothenburg, Sweden. After working on a boat, she began directing films while studying at the Rhode Island School of Design. In 2014, she settled in Berlin to study at the German Film & TV Academy Berlin (DFFB). Her graduation film, I Want to Return Return Return, selected by Premiers Plans in 2020, won the Cinefondation Third Prize. Elsa currently lives in Gothenburg where she is working on her first fiction feature Bitte leben.

Cast : Anton Hellström, Ossian Melin, Anders Lindblad, Blaž Kutin
Screenplay : Elsa Rosengren
Cinematography : Giulia Schelhas
Sound : Sam Olsson
Editing : Elsa Rosengren

Production : HOBAB