Pushing Night Away

Fiction, Mon, 2018-06-25, 19:00
Norway , 2016, 22'23''
Director: Jade Aksnes
Producer: Siv Aksnes, Niels Peter Hærem
Cinematographer: Michael Spencer Smith
Writer: Jade Hærem Aksnes
Editor: Michael Spencer Smith

Synopsis: A meeting between Eddie, who wants to kill himself, and Kate, who is fighting to keep herself alive.

Director: Jade Aksnes
Jade (b. 1987) is from Norway, and graduated in 2014 from the American Film Institute Conservatory in Los Angeles with an MFA in Directing. Prior to this she completed her studies in Norway with a BA in Film and TV Production, specializing in Directing, and an MA in Film Analysis. Jade has written and directed several short films that have been officially selected by over 50 international film festivals worldwide, winning numerous awards and prizes including “Best Short Film”, “Best Director” and “Best Screenplay”. Based on her film production, Jade was awarded the Norwegian Government Grant for Artists in 2017 and 2015, and she is currently working on developing her first feature film.

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