The Mamalode Podcast Episode 10 - Filmmaker Aslaug Holm

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Aslaug Holm is an award-winning director, cinematographer and editor from Norway. Her 2015 film “Brødre” (English, “Brothers”) has been screened at over 50 international film festivals in 30 countries. The film has won numerous awards including the Norwegian International Film Festival's Amanda Award for Best Direction, Grand Prize at the 2015 Taiwan International Film Festival, a Best International Feature Documentary Award at the 2016 HotDocs Canadian International Film Festival, and the 2015 Gullstolen (Golden Chair) Award for Best Documentary at the Norwegian Short Film Festival.

Aslaug, Per-Borre Kiserud and (her husband) Tore Buvarp co-founded Fenris Film, a documentary production company in Olso in 1992. Learn more about Fenris Film on their website (in Norwegian)

You can see the film Brothers now on Sundance Now, a streaming service available at as well as on iOS, AppleTV, Android, Roku and Chromecast. Sundance Now are offering Mamalode readers and podcast listeners a special promo code. When you sign up, use the promo code MAMALODE and get your first month free!

We spoke to Aslaug via Skype from Olso, Norway.

Here is a 2 minute trailer for the film:

Brothers – NFI trailer from Norwegian Film Institute on Vimeo.

You can see more about Aslaug Holm's films and work as a cinematographer and editor on her imdb page

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