The Affected

 Norway | 2020

On a commercial flight to Istanbul, an activist forces the pilot of the plane to take a political stance, which is not his intention at all.


Original title: De Berørte

Director: Rikke Gregersen

Writer: Rikke Gregersen and Trond Arntzen

Photographer: Torjus Thesen
Editor: Espen Skjong Knutsen

2020 The Norwegian Short Film Festival, Grimstad
The Hourglass Award, given by The Writer’s Guild of Norway
The Golden Chair for Best Norwegian Short Film - Honorable mention
The Norwegian Film Workers Association’s Technical Award - Honorable mention

2020 Nordisk Panorama, Malmø, Sverige
Best Nordic Short


2020 Festival Internacional Signos da Noite, Lisbon,
The Night Award for Best International Short

2021 Sundance Film Festival, USA 
Minimalen Film Festival, Norway 

2021 Flickerfest, Australia 

2021 Refugee Film Festival, Finland 

2020 Leuven International Film Festival, Belgium 
2020 Aesthetica Short Film Festival, England
2020 BOGOTA Shorts Film Festival
2020 Austin Film Festival, USA
2020 Show Me Shorts Film Festival, Auckland, New Zealand
2020 Uppsala kortfilmfestival, Sverige 

2020 Movies on war, Elverum, Norway

2020 BIFF, Bergen


Rikkes previous exam film got her a Student OSCAR Award and the BAFTA Special Jury Price Award.