"Aftermath" in competition at AFI FEST


Paprika Steen's feature
film debut "Aftermath" is competing in the Official Competition at AFI
FEST 2004 (4-14 November). Additionally, the director is presented in New
Faces In European Cinema, a new initiative by the European Film Promotion.
Paprika Steen is selected alongside directors from nine other European
countries. The screenings of Steen's film at AFI FEST 2004 take place on 7
and 9 November.
At the 46th Nordic Film
Days in Lübeck (4-7 November) "Aftermath" won the Baltic Films Prize. The
jury gave the prize "for the powerful yet sensitive depiction of our
solitary ways to come to terms with the loss of a loved one." The film
also received a Special Mention from the Church Film Prize
"Aftermath" recently won
the Grand Prix at the 34th "Molodist" Film Festival in Kiev (23-31
October), and screened at the London Film Festival (20 October-4
November), where it was nominated for the prestigious award, the
Sutherland Trophy.
The film is produced by
Thomas Heinesen for Nordisk Film Production.
AFIFEST 2004: www.afi.com/onscreen/afifest46th
Nordic Film Days Lübeck: http://www.luebeck.de/filmtage34th
Kiev International Film Festival Molodist: www.molodist.com London Film
Festival: www.lff.org.uk"Aftermath" DFI fact
sheet: www.dfi.dk/dfi/english/featurefilms/11055.htm
For further information

Danish Film
InstituteLizette Gram, +45 2482 3758, lizetteg@dfi.dkLars Fiil-Jensen, +45
3374 3559, larsf@dfi.dk