AWARD WINNING SHORT DOCUMENTARY


Awards:
BEST SHORTFILM - Nuuk International Film Festival 2019

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.


Screenings and festivals:

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

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More about the film:

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