• INT: International Competition
(6 programmes with 38 films from the whole wide world outside the Nordic Countries)
• NOR: Nordic Competiton
(6 programmes with 44 films from Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Finland and Iceland)
(1 programme with more than 50 films from Norway in two competition categories)
• European Award Winners
(3 programmes with 14 films nominated to European Film Awards)
• Children and Youth Programmes
Barnimalen supplies films for kids in two age groups, and so does the Young school programmes for grades 8-10 and 11-13, respectively. (4 programmes)
• Multiplié Dance Film
International Competition presented by DansiT, highlighting the powerful combination of dance and film.
• Opening Screening & Party
Celebratory screening including brand new regional films and tastes from the The 32nd Minimalen, followed by an opening reception.
• Short Film Studies Symposium
Two acclaimed short film are investigated to see how they work, with the participation of both filmmakers. A proper energizer for anyone who wants to understand or create a short film.
• Regional Student Competition
Students from Trøndelag, Nordland, Troms and Finnmark's film, TV, and animation studies fight for the title Best Student Film 2019.
• Industry: Nordic Shorts Expo
Three days where filmmakers can meet buyers, distributors and representatives from major international festivals in a relaxed setting.
• Johannes Nyholm
Meet one of the most original and intriguing Scandinavian filmmakers of his generation and enjoy the films - animation, fiction, music video, shorts and features. (4 programmes)
• Electric Swan + Third Kind
Two mid-length films, both written by Konstantina Kotzamani: One a surreal micro-portrait of Buenos Aires, the other a dystopian sci-fi of the philosophical kind.
• Disney's Silly Symphonies
A selection of Disney's early masterpieces, which are considered milestones of film history. With the music playing a vital role, and in living color!
• Ramaskrik Presents
Horror film of the short form, selected by the leading national curators of fear.
• Austrian avantgarde
Guided by Sixpackfilm, we follow the rise of an unparalleled, modern, experimental film art over a period of fifty years. (2 programmes)
• Norwegian Film Art: Inger Lise Hansen
The exploration of Norwegian film art's history continues with a focus on an artist belonging to a tradition of experimental film that eschews the narrative constructs of mainstream cinema and documentary’s to objectivity.
• Industry: Short Docs
In cooperation with Midtnorsk Filmsenter, we focus on a format that recognized international media houses now are targeting. A Best Of screening, followed by a panel talk. Open for the public. (2 programmes)
• Industry: Short Film Convention 2020
Fifth edition of the national Short Film Convention, at Nova Wednesday Jan. 22 and Thursday Jan. 23. The official programme and ticket purchase link here>