AWARD WINNING SHORT DOCUMENTARY
BEST SHORTFILM - Nuuk International Film Festival 2019
The personal story of the greatest tragedy in Greenlandic maritime history, told by the grandson of one of the 95 passengers who lost their lives on the cold stormy night of January 30th, 1959, when M/S Hans Hedtoft - on its maiden voyage - allegedly hit an iceberg.
To mark the 60th anniversary of the tragedy, the shortfilm had its premiere in the town of Qaqortoq, southern Greenland. The M/S Hans Hedtoft set out from Qaqortoq on its final journey in January 1959.
Screenings and festivals:
Nuuk International Film Festival - sneak preview, September 2019.
The hit song All Hope Abandon by Greenlandic indie-rock band Small Time Giants.
Funded by Nordens Intitut i Grønland and made possible with the help of Nordiska Filmskolan.
Qaqortoq, southern Greenland.
12:31 min, stereo, 1.85:1 ratio 1920x1038/25p (screener).
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