Six Days: Three Activists, Three Wars, One Dream
Sweden | 2013 | 56 minutes | Color | DVD | Abkhaz, Sorani Kurdish, Mengrelian | Subtitled | Order No. 141134
"***...A solid tribute to three women who are making a difference in the face of tough circumstances, this is recommended."
"(A) political tool that can be used for advocacy…to improve the situation for women’s rights defenders."
"A universal story of women's courage and survival in the aftermath of war."
SCREENING HIGHLIGHTS AND AWARDS
- Int’l Human Rights Film Festival, Albania
Swedish film director Nikolina Gillgren is a graduate of the Stockholm Academy of Dramatic Arts. 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. Six Days is her first full length documentary. (5/14)