Forever Now

A Film by Kristian Håskjold

Synopsis

After several years together, William and Cecilie break up. The same night, to treat the sorrow with love, they decide to do the drug MDMA together. For better or worse, this results in an emotional rollercoaster ride over a whole weekend as the two are isolated together in their apartment.

Director

  • Picture of Kristian Håskjold © Kristian Håskjold

    Kristian Håskjold

    Kristian Håskjold is an award-winning writer and director from Denmark. He grew up in a Christian family in the Danish island Funen, but now lives in Copenhagen. His short films “Reception” (2014) and “Welcome to Paradise” (2015) have been screened at 10 festivals in the world. His short film “Forever Now” (2017) had its world premiere and won the jury award for Best Narrative Short at the internationally respected festival SXSW in March 2017. The films “Reception” and “Forever Now” were funded by the Danish Film Institute.
    In 2017 Kristian was also nominated for Adobe's Nordic Creative Talent Award.

Awards + Festivals

  • *JURY AWARD FOR BEST NARRATIVE SHORT*
    SXSW SOUTH BY SOUTH WEST 2017 (International Competition, Austin, Texas, USA)March 13, 2017
  • 6th KYIV INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Side Program - In the mood for love, Kyiv, Ukraine)March 20, 2017
  • 19th SHORT SHORTS FILM FESTIVAL & ASIA (International Competition, Tokyo, Japan)June 8, 2017
  • 23rd PALM SPRINGS INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (International Competition, Palm Springs, USA)June 20, 2017
  • GEM FESTIVAL 2017 (Official Selection, Anaklia, Georgia)July 14, 2017
  • 30th LOVE & ANARCHY – HELSINKI INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (Nordic shorts competition, Helsinki, Finland)September 15, 2017
  • *BEST ACTRESS*
    5th OPEN PLACE - INT'L FESTIVAL OF SHORT MOVIES (Official Selection, Rezekne, Latvia)August 16, 2017
  • 17th ANNUAL INT'L NEVADA CITY FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, USA)September 8, 2017
  • 23rd ATHENS INT'L FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Greece)September 20, 2017
  • 2nd FICIT - FESTIVAL DE CINE INDEPENDENT DE TRUJILLO (Official Selection, Peru)September 28, 2017
  • 36th VANCOUVER INT'L FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Canada)September 28, 2017
  • *BEST SCREENPLAY* *BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY*
    12th TACOMA FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Tacoma, Washington, USA)October 5, 2017
  • 8th ADELAIDE FILM FESTIVAL (Shorts Program, Australia)October 5, 2017
  • 15th FESTIVAL INTERNATIONAL SIGNES DE NUIT (Official Selection, Paris, France)October 5, 2017
  • 25th HAMPTONS ANNUAL FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, USA)October 6, 2017
  • *BEST FEMALE ACTOR* *BEST DIRECTOR*
    3rd NORDIC INT'L FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Manhattan, New York, NY, USA)October 12, 2017
  • 9th ANNUAL NAPLES INT'L FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Florida, USA)October 26, 2017
  • 6th EVOLUTION MALLORCA INT'L FILM FESTIVAL (EMIFF) (Official Selection, Palma de Mallorca, SpainOctober 26, 2017
  • 7th EDINBURGH SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Scotland, UK)October 27, 2017
  • 59th NORDIC FILM DAYS LÜBECK (Official Selection, Lübeck, Germany)November 1, 2017
  • *BEST DIRECTOR* *SPECIAL JURY AWARD FOR FOR ARTISTIC VISION*
    19th 24fps INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Abilene, Texas, USA)November 3, 2017
  • 16th MIAMI SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, USA)November 6, 2017
  • 59th ZINEBI - FESTIVAL OF DOCUMENTARY AND SHORT FILM OF BILBAO (Official Selection, Bilbao, Spain)November 10, 2017
  • 11th KURZFILMFESTIVAL KÖLN (Shorts on Wheels Program, Germany)November 15, 2017
  • 15th FILMFEST DÜSSELDORF (Official Selection, Germany)November 15, 2017
  • NORTH CAROLINA FILM AWARD (Competition, North Carolina, USA)November 16, 2017
  • 23rd LEUVEN INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Belgium)December 2, 2017
  • 14th BAHAMAS INT'L FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Harbor Island, Bahamas)December 10, 2017
  • ARTFOOLS INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Larissa, Greece)February 4, 2018
  • FILMFORALL FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Los Angeles, CA, USA)February 9, 2018
  • 22nd REGARD - FESTIVAL INT'L DU COURT MÉTRAGE AU SAGUENAY (Official Selection, Saguenay, Canada)March 14, 2018
  • 19th CROSSROADS FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Jackson, MS, USA)April 12, 2018
  • 3rd INDIEFLICKS MONTHLY INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Manchester, UK)September 5, 2018

Crew

Screenplay
Kristian Håskjold, Trille Cecilie Uldall-Spanner
Producer
Siri Bøge Dynesen
Director
Kristian Håskjold
Director of Photography
Christian Houge Laursen
Art Direction
Kristina Kiss Kovacs
Costume Design
Emillie Galsgaard Dinesen
Sound
Johannes Rose, Mads Bramstoft
Editor
Kristian Håskjold
Sound Design
Christian Scheuer
Music
Jesper Ankerfeldt

Details

Running Time
18:30 mins
Shooting Format
Digital
Screening Format
DCP, BluRay, DVD, .mov, mp4 (HD)
Aspect Ratio
16:9
Sound
Dolby Digital 5.1

Contact

FILM FESTIVAL AGENCY

aug&ohr medien
Markus Kaatsch
Riemannstraße 21
D-10961 Berlin, Germany
+49 30 61620068

markus@augohr.de
www.augohr.de

FILM PRODUCTION & SALES AGENCY

Flying Films
Kristian Håskjold
C/O TV Fabrikken
Rådmandsgade 55, Portnerboligen
2200 Copenhagen, Denmark

siri@dynesen.dk

DIRECTOR

Kristian Håskjold

kristian@flyingfilms.dk
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