High Coast Film Festival
Fourth edition – 23-24th of August 2019, Lunde House of the People
The fourth year saw many visitors and a festival that has established itself and its content with true independent films!
Each film is reviewed in-depth by Film Critic Kirk Fernwood, LINK
GRAND PRIX – Memories from the Village Torrom by Solveig Nordlund
Best Feature Film – The Silent Masters by Naïs Van Laer
Best Fiction Film – Starshot by Samuel Perriard
Best Documentary Film – Schnipsel – Scraps of Paper by Sven O. Hill
Best Film from Västernorrland -The Republic of Herrskog by Hamed Alizadeh
Third edition – 25-26th of August 2018, Lunde House of the People
Success! A full house in Lunde House of the People were met by more than thirty independent films from all over the world. Visiting directors from Holland, Finland, Sweden and of Course Västernorrland.
GRAND PRIX – The Love Letter (Israel) by Atara Frish
Best Feature Film – Paradise (Iran) by Ali Atshani
Best Fiction Film – Onikuma (Italy) by Alessia Cecchet
Best Experimental Film – Records in the Hood (France) by Maxime Le Moing
Best Documentary Film – Unknown Steps (Iraq) by Tariq Tofiq
Best film from Västernorrland – Documenting the Witch path (Sweden) by Carl Sundström
Jury – Solveig Nordlund, Lena Hermansson and Mathieu Hebeisen.
Swedish National Radio SR P1 Culture visited us and made a segment that is available through their website: Zero-budget film on the march in the High Coast
Second edition 7-8th of July 2017, Lunde House of the People
The first real hot summer weekend we reanimated the old Cinema again and opened the doors to a weekend full of independent films! 38 films from 22 different countries and we had directors traveling to present their films from Finland, USA and of course Sweden.
GRAND PRIX sponsored with 5000 sek from Film Västernorrland – Hristo (Bulgaria) by Grigor Lefterov and Todor Matsanov
Best Fiction Film – The Night of All Things (Spain) by Pilar Palomero
Best Experimental Film – Sin (Finland) bt Juhani Koivumäki
Best Documentary Film – Disintegration (Sweden) bt Björn Dahlman
Honorable Mention – Missing Pieces (USA) bt Tim Guthrie
Jury – Solveig Nordlund and David Henriksson
Congratulations to the winners!
First edition – 29-31st of July 2016, Mannaminne
The last week of vacation for the summer we inaugurated the High Coast Film Festival and it’s first edition. We presented independentfilm from all over the world – and with many directors attenting, traveling to Mannaminne to present their films from Finland, Belgium, Iran and France!
In it’s very birth the festival was established as a real international film festival for independent films!
GRAND PRIX – LOSERS (Bulgaria) by Ivaylo Hristov
Best Fiction Film – Stockholm 6 (Sweden) bt Magnus Lenneskog
Best Documentary Film – ***—*** (Portugal) bt Hugo Magro
Best Experimental Film – Hummingbird’s Wings (USA) bt Dustin Grella
Jury – Emil Stjernholm and Martin Jönsson