“To Guard a Mountain” Wins Best Short in Norway


The Macedonian short “To Guard A Mountain”, a VEDA Films and Norwegian Film School production, has won the Amanda Award for best short film at the Norwegian International Film Festival which runs August 17-23 in Haugesund, Norwey.

This screening of “To Guard a Mountain”, which is a 25-minute family drama dealing with the father-son relationship also doubled as the film’s premiere and ultimately resulted with the award.

The Norwegian International Film FestivalNorway’s major festival for film and cinema, is annually held in August. Its Main Programme is devoted to feature films for theatrical release, and the films screened are by invitation only.The festival cooperates closely with Norwegian and Scandinavian distributors in selecting films for screening at the festival, and at the annual New Nordic Film Market.

The film is supported by the Macedonian Film Fund, Norwegian Film School in Lillehammer, Norwegian Embassy in Skopje and the municipality of Lillehammer.