Giants and the Morning After

NEW DOCS

Ydre is one of the smallest municipalities in Sweden. Giants and the Morning After lets us spend some time with the people who live here as they struggle, strive, and enjoy life in the lush forest of this rural area. To combat the shrinking population, the mayor personally visits families who have newborns. A local factory struggles to remain relevant in the marketplace. A production of Annie prepares for opening night. The film also tells the folktale of mythical giants who once roamed the surrounding woods. Through beautiful photography and deliberately paced editing, the viewer is transported to a quietly beguiling area whose residents still remember their giants.  NT

Saturday, April 6 — 1:10 pm Cinema 4

Directors

Malla Grapengiesser, Per Bifrost, Alexander Rynéus

Producer

Malla Grapengiesser

Editor

Mervi Junkkonen

Cinematographers

Per Bifrost, Alexander Rynéus

Original Title

Händelser I Ydre

Release Year

2018

Festival Year

2019

Country

Sweden

Run Time

86 minutes

Subtitled

Yes

Premiere

US Premiere