Swedish film director Nikolina Gillgren is a graduate of the Stockholm Academy of Dramatic Arts and of the Faculty of Fine, Applied and Performing Arts in Gothenburg. As a documentary filmmaker, she was commissioned by Swedish Public Service Television to direct "En stund med", a series of nine short documentaries for children, and "Mod", a series of three documentaries about three children’s worst fears and the courage it takes to overcome them. Nikolina has also made several works of fiction, including the stop-motion animated short film "Ritalin", selected for Diesel New Art, the Stockholm Film Festival and the Taiwan International Animation Festival, and the short film ”Nine-ball” distributed by TCM Channel and selected as a finalist for the TCM Classical Short Films Awards in London, as well as the short films "Cancerpojken", "Grimstadsdiplomen" and "Bowlingpensionärer". Six Days is her first full length documentary. (5/14)
Six Days: Three Activists, Three Wars, One Dream
A film by Nikolina Gillgren, produced by Johan Sandstrom, 2013, 56 min., Color
This inspiring documentary which follows three brave human rights defenders in Liberia, Abkhazia, Georgia and Iraq over six days, gives insight into t...