Close to the Soil

About This Project

Close to the Soil (Thure Andersson i Rävetofta)

documentary 10 min 2001
China Åhlander

 

Synopsis

Thure is a farmer who never bought a tractor like every other farmer did during the 50-60’s. He continued working with his horses and achieved something very unusual  –  the gift of being Close to the Soil and what that does to your soul.

 


 

Festivals

a selection Targu Mures, Monterey FF, 24th IFF Denver, nom. BEST FILM – 15th Pärnu Int Doc & Anthropol FF, Nordische Filmtage, Kathmandu IFF, Short 6 DOC VERA, Mariehamn, Red Bank IFF New Jersey, Int FF, nom. BEST FILM ALTER NATIVE 9 IFF, Kathmandu IFF, Short 6 DOC VERA, Mariehamn, Red Bank IFF New Jersey, Int FF, nom. BEST FILM ALTER NATIVE 9 IFF Targu Mures, Monterey FF, 24th IFF Denver, nom. BEST FILM – 15th Pärnu Int Doc & Anthropol FF, Nordische Filmtage Lübeck, nom. BEST INTERNATIONAL SHORT – Cork FF, Irland, nom. BEST FILM – Ökomedia 2000, Freiburg, Umeå FF, Swedish Baltic FF, nominated BEST SHORT DOC “Message to Man” FF in S:t Petersburg, Russia, Int doc FF München, nom. BEST SWEDISH SHORT 2000 GIFF

 


 

Awards

BEST DOCUMENTARY – Aspen Shortsfest, 2001
THE JURY AWARD – Telluride Mountainfilm Festival, 2001
BEST SHORT AWARD – Living Europe Nature Filmfestival, 2002

Category
Chinema, Productions