Block: Nordic Documentaries 3

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Asbjørn Høglund - A gatekeeper in the shadows

Documentary | 0:38

In this film, we get to know the socially engaged sculptor Asbjørn Høglund, who has made a deep impression through his contributions to the public sphere. Hundreds of people pass several of his sculptures every day, but few know who the artist is. Asbjørn is represented at the National Museum of Norway, but during his 85 years the nestor has only had two exhibitions and remained in the shadow of his sculptures throughout his life. The film explores his creative process, his legacy, and his lifelong dedication to his craft. Viewers get an intimate glimpse into his daily studio routine and experience the third exhibition of his life at Galleri Vanntårnet. As the artist reflects on his life's work, the film presents a moving contemplation of art, aging, and the enduring power of creativity.

The Man Who Couldn't Die

Documentary | 0:05

Zdravko tells his story of a childhood traume and his own death following a life as a drug addict.