AWARD WINNING SHORT DOCUMENTARY


Best trailer of Rome Prisma Awards 2020

Awards:
BEST SHORTFILM - Nuuk International Film Festival 2019
SILVER AWARD, Best Documentary Short - Independent Shorts Awards 2019

BEST INTERNATIONAL DIRECTOR NOMINEE -
Oregon Film Festival 2020

Summary

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.

Official Selections:

Nordische Filmtage Lübeck - Lübeck, Germany. November 2020
Setting Sun Film Festival - Melbourne, Australia. October 2020
Nordatlantiske Filmdage - Copenhagen, Denmark. September 2020
MINT Film Festival - Billings, Montana, USA. September 2020
Asinabka Film & Media Arts Festival - Ottawa, Canada. September 2020
Maoriland Film Festival - Ōtaki, New Zealand. September 2020
639 Festival - Denmark. September 2020
Nordatlantisk Filmfestival - OFF - Odense, Denmark, August 2020
Oregon Documentary Film Festival - Portland, Oregon, USA. August 2020
Nickel Independent Film Festival - St. John's, Newfoundland, Canada. Juli 2020
International Festival of Winter Cinema - Edmonton, AL, Canada. February 2020
Independent Shorts Awards - Hollywood. USA. December 2019
Nuuk International Film Festival - sneak preview. September 2019

Featuring:

The hit song
All Hope Abandon by Greenlandic indie-rock band Small Time Giants.

Funding/equipment:

Funded by
Nordens Intitut i Grønland and made possible with the help of Nordiska Filmskolan.

Genre:

Documentary, shortfilm.

Filming location:
Qaqortoq, southern Greenland.

Specs:

12:31 min, stereo, 1.85:1 ratio 1920x1038/25p (screener).

Press kit:
To download a high-resolution press kit, click
here (PDF).
For more on the director, visit the
info page.

Hedtoft 1 Hedtoft 2 Hedtoft 3
Hedtoft 4 Hedtoft 5 Hedtoft 6

f_logo_RGB-Hex-Blue_512

More about the film:
Festival-version of the film is available through
FilmFreeway.
For a high quality, downloadable screener or a DCP contact me
here.