Good Pitch Europe 2015

Wed 25 Mar 2015

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After a year out of Europe, Good Pitch landed in Norway! Hosted by the Nordic countries, Good Pitch Europe took place on March 25th, 2015 at the Oslo Opera House.

Films

  • A Haunting History

    Lawyer Anuol Deng (30), who studied in England returns to his homeland South Sudan with a dream to help build his nation. A new country where everyone will have the right to justice. While building up his law-firm and resettling into daily life, he suddenly has to flee the same bullets that chased him as a little boy, as a new bloody civil war breaks out. It’s a painful and frustrating journey, as the law doesn’t seem to apply to this lawless society.

  • Blue ID

    A transgender man struggles with self-realization and acceptance in traditional society of Turkey.

  • Notes on Blindness

    In 1983 writer and theologian John Hull lost his sight. To help him make sense of the upheaval in his life he began keeping a diary on audiocassette, a unique testimony of loss, rebirth and renewal, excavating the interior world of blindness. Notes On Blindness is a multi-platform project encompassing a feature length documentary, interactive project and outreach campaign.

  • Rebels! / Pøbler

    European statistics show that in the EU, one in six people aged 18-24 drop out before completing high school. In Scandinavia the numbers are even worse, in Norway one in three drop out. On their way into an existence without a job, living on welfare, a group of drop-outs gets a chance to turn their lives around.

  • The Borneo Case

    The Borneo Case tells the compelling story of the destruction of the Borneo rainforest and of the hunt for the billions of dollars that have been filtered away into secret bank accounts and property portfolios around the world. This modern day thriller follows an unlikely cast of investigators as they uncover a global network of timber mafia moguls and international banks.

  • The Island and the Whales

    The pilot whale hunters of the Faroe Islands believe that hunting is vital to their way of life, but when a local doctor makes a grim discovery about the effects of marine pollution, environmental changes threaten to end the controversial tradition and change the community forever.

  • The Trial of Ratko Mladic

    The man accused of the worst atrocity in Europe since WWII; the biggest trial since Nuremberg; a prosecution and defence fighting for justice and the truth; a region still bitterly divided; and a two decade old Tribunal asking itself tough questions about whether it's actually making a difference.

Location

Oslo Opera House

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