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LevelK at Berlin FF / EFM

We are looking forward to seeing you all Berlin, where we have a strong and versatile line-up.

Our line-up includes:

The Berlinale Generation Kplus selected Belgian family drama, SEA SPARKLE, which will not just compete in the section, put also open it as well as have its world premiere. The film centeres on a young girl  who is coming to terms with losing her father, whom she believes has been taken by a sea monster. The film is directed by Domien Huyghe and produced by Dries Phlypo (Inside).

Another Berlinale Generation Kplus selected title is our Norwegian family title DANCING QUEEN, which will also world premiere in the competition. This upbeat film centers on a girl who enters a dance competition, to grab the attention of a boy she likes...only problem, she can't dance. The film is directed by Aurora Gossé and produced by Thomas Robsahm (The Worst Person in the World).

Part of our line-up is also our new acquisition FOUR LITTLE ADULTS, which will world premiere in the Big Screen Competition in IFF Rotterdam and continue on in the Nordic Competition in Gothenburg FF. The film is a modern love story about a couple who venture into a polyamorous relationship and is faced with the challenges it creates when the new rules are explored. The title is directed by Selma Vilhunen (Little Wing/Stupid Young Heart) and produced by Venla Hellstedt & Elli Toivoniemi (Games People Play).

Our upcoming (post-production) Icelandic crime thiller COLD, which will be part of the Work In Progress section in Gothenburg FF. This Nordic Noir drama centers on an investigator, who investigates decades old deaths at a juvenile treatment centre, which begins to have ties to his ex-wife's mysterious suicide, as well as his teenage daughter's strange behaviour. The film is directed by Erlingur Thoroddsen (The Piper) and produced by Heather Millard (Band) and Sigurjón Sighvatsson (Wild at Heart).

The Swedish action drama EXODUS, which will open and compete in the Nordic Section in Gothenburg FF, where it will also have its world premiere. This current title portray the relationship between a young refugee girl and a smugler, who is trying to help her get to a safe country, while also finding her parents and sister, whom she got separated from while fleeing. The film is directed by Abbe Hassan (Gold) and produced by Mattias Nohrborg (I am Zlatan) and Anna-Klara Carlsten (Thunder in my heart).

For the younger audience we have the Danish children's animation ROSA AND THE STONE TROLL based on the famous Rosa books by Josefine Ottesen. This sweet animation tells the story about the fairy Rosa who has to save her friends from a scary troll, which is turning everyone she knows to stone. The film is directed by Karla Nor Holmbäck and produced by Marie Bro (The Boy Who Wanted to Be a Bear).

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Berlin FF / EFM line-up

Sea Sparkle

Sea Sparkle

  • Family Drama / 98 min / Belgium, Netherlands / 2023

A North Sea fisherman dies at sea under mysterious circumstances. People whisper that the captain is to blame. His teenage daughter Lena however suspects the ship did not go down by accident. Nobody believes her not even her best friend. When Lena glimpses a huge shadow slithering beneath the sea surface, she is determined to prove that a huge, unknown sea creature is roaming the deep…

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Dancing Queen

Dancing Queen

  • Family / 90 min / Norway / 2023

Mina gets her world turned upside down when the famous dancer ED Win moves to her town. She falls head over heels in love, and when he invites everyone to audition for his new dance crew, Mina sees her chance and signs up. Intoxicated by love she throws herself into the excitement. But there is one essential thing she has forgotten: She can´t dance!

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Four Little Adults

Four Little Adults

  • Drama / 122 min / Finland / 2023

Juulia discovers that her beloved husband is having an affair with another woman. To save her marriage, she decides they should begin to live in polyamory.

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Rosa and the Stone Troll

Rosa and the Stone Troll

  • Animation / 75 min / Denmark /2023

Rosa is a little flower fairy who always lived alone in her rosebush. More than anything she dreams of having a friend, but she is too scared to ever leave her bush. One day the adventurous butterfly Silk crosses paths with Rosa and they immediately become friends despite their differences. Silk wants to go on adventures and Rosa wants to stay in her rosebush. But when Silk is kidnapped by an evil Stone Troll, Rosa has to let go of her fears and set out on a dangerous journey to save Silk.

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Exodus

Exodus

  • Drama / 102 min / Sweden / 2023

Two worlds collide when Sam, 40, a professional smuggler of people, reluctantly saves Amal, a 14-year-old girl whose whole family has gone missing in the Syrian war.  Amal believes her sisters are on their way to Sweden so she sets out on a journey to find them.  Sam hesitates but is troubled by the thought of leaving the girl alone in a no-mans land and gets dragged in.  This will be the beginning of an unexpected, strong, warm and crazy friendship on a journey that will change their lives forever.

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Cold

Cold

  • Suspense, Drama / TBC / Iceland / 2023

The story centers on Óðinn Hafsteinsson who lives alone with his daughter Rún. As he investigates decades old deaths at a juvenile treatment centre, he begins to suspect that the sinister secrets he uncovers are connected to his ex-wife´s mysterious suicide, as well as his teenage daughter's strange behaviour.

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Screenings in Berlin FF / EFM

Dancing Queen

(World Premiere)
Saturday, February 18th - 2pm CET at Urania

Sunday, February 19th  - 9:45am CET at Cubix 8

Sunday, February 19th  - 12:30pm CET at FaF

Monday, February 20th  - 9:30am CET at FaF

Friday, February 24th  - 9:30pm CET at Zoo 1

Sunday, February 26th  - 12:30pm CET at FaF

 

Sea Sparkle

(World Premiere)

Friday, February 17th  - 3:30pm CET at Urania

Saturday, February 18th  - 1:00pm CET at Zoo 2

Sunday, February 19th  - 3:30pm CET at Titania

Tuesday, February 21st  - 9:30am CET at FaF

 

Where to find us?

LevelK stand

Martin Gropius Bau

MGB #27

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