Short of the Week

Sweden

Drama about Love in Motion Graphics
Jonas Odell / 14 min / Sweden / 2014

West German terrorist Norbert Kröcher was arrested on March 31, 1977. He was leading a group planning to kidnap politician Anna-Greta Leijon. A number of suspects were arrested, one of them was Kröcher’s ex-girlfriend, “A”. This is her story.

Sci-Fi about Crime in Special FX
Eric Ramberg, Jimmy Eriksson / 7 min / Sweden / 2012

In 2027, everyone is implanted with a chip which records everything they see. It is the end of judicial doubt, but not of crime, in this slick sci-fi action flick.

Dark Comedy about Crime in Live-Action
Gunnar Järvstad / 3 min / Sweden / 2011

Amidst a dark situation, victim and executioner share a light moment.

Documentary about Human Nature in Collage Animation
Jonas Odell / 13 min / Sweden / 2010

A triptych of personal stories recounted in the first person, Lies is a remarkable and profound series of animated vignettes dramatizing “lies”—ones we make to strangers, ones we tell to those we love, and the ones we use to convince ourselves.

Comedy about Love in Live-Action
Patrik Eklund / 22 min / Sweden / 2009

A young, amateur magician gets his chance to make an impression on an attractive new neighbor when a gig for his father’s birthday party opens up.—A Sundance 10/10 film: currently offline

Experimental about Life & Society in Animation
Asa Arnehed / 6 min / Sweden / 2007

A Tuesday morning arrives just like any other Tuesday in this slow and mesmerizing hand-drawn film.