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Dec 14, 2014

Notes after the international film festival "The Northern Character"

The festival "The Northern Character" was held in Murmansk for the seventh time. This year there were announced more than hundred works of journalists and documentary filmmakers from Russia, Abkhazia, Norway, Sweden, France, Finland, Canada and Greece in seven categories, including "documentary", "essay", "TV show", "short fiction".

Dec 12, 2014
In Petrozavodsk there was held a seminar for journalists of regional newspapers and administrations’ press services. It was organized by Regional branch of the Popular Front of Karelia, the Ministry of the Republic of Karelia for national politics, relations with public and religious associations and mass media and journalistic network Barents Press International.
Dec 1, 2014

In February 2015 after two years, the Norwegian Kirkenes will again meet the grand festival Barents Spectacle. The Barents Secretariat invites a group of 10 Russian journalists to arrive in Kirkenes from 4 to 8 February 2015.

 

Youths rights in the Barents Region

May 24, 2010


Never before has a film been made about youths rights in the Barents Region.

Kim Miell Caroline Olsson Adam W. Zetterqvist

Photo: Jonas Sjökvist Karlsbakk

The 11th of june is the premierdate for the pilot of the documentary for the Barents Regional Commity in Tromsö,Norway.The youth in the Barents region has never before been interviewed about their human rights on film.

– It has been really interesting to meet the youth, says Adam W. Zetterqvist who is making the documentary together with Caroline Ohlsson and Kim Miell, two young filmers from Filmpool Nord in Luleå, Sweden.

– It feels really nice to make this documentary, especially this year when Sweden is the chaircountry of the Barents Euro-Arctic Council, says Adam W. Zetterqvist.

- It has been really fun to travel together with the filmcrew and I have learn alot, says Caroline Olsson.

Adam W. Zetterqvist

Trailer.

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