CPH:FORUM is CPH:DOX’s financing and co-production event dedicated to facilitate the development and financing of creative and visually strong film projects with international potential, whether they are features, series or new media projects.
Two of the CIRCLE 2020 alumnae are selected to present their projects on this year's CPH:Forum; Lin Alluna with Twice Colonized and Lina Vdovii with TATA!
TATA, dir. Lina Vdovii, Radu Ciorniciuc (Manifest Film)
After leaving Moldova to escape her abusive father, a young female journalist returns to confront him, only to learn that he himself is being violently abused by his employer
in Italy. Her efforts to document his modern-day enslavement leads her to explore the roots of her own victimization at his hands.
Still from TATA directed by Lin Alluna and Radu Ciorniciuc
Twice Colonized, dir. Lin Alluna (Ánorâk Film, EyeSteelFilm, Red Marrow Media)
Renowned Inuit lawyer Aaju Peter has led a lifelong fight for the rights of her people. When her son dies by suicide, Aaju embarks on a highly personal journey to bring her colonizers to justice. But is it possible to change the world and mend your own wounds at the same time?
Picture from Twice Colonized by Lin Alluna (private archive)
Twice Colonized will be presented as part of the CPH:WIP event, where 8 work-in-progress projects from high-profile Nordic producers and directors will be presented.
CPH:FORUM is supported by Creative Europe MEDIA and takes place 26-30 April, 2021.