Moldovan Miracle - Panel with protagonist optometrist Hans Bjorn Bakketeig
- Tue, 12/11/2018 - 20:55
- Panel / Conference
Miracles happen every day in an office in Chisinau. Serving as the only optometrist in Moldova, Hans Bjorn helps people to get a better vision and a new life. Together with Dr. Tatiana they have an ambitious goal: To establish a centre for low vision in the poorest country in Europe. But several of their partners are jailed accused for corruption and they fear that an ongoing revolution will ruin their dream.
Director and editor. In 2014 he finished directing one episode of the documentary series, “Death - A Series About Life”. He has
edited numerous documentaries and series, both for independent production houses and for NRK Norway. He directed the documentary “Tin Soldiers” which was screened at IDFA in 2004, and received the main award at Beirut Documentary Film Festival in 2004. “Moldovan Miracle” is his first feature length documentary as director.
2017 Bergen International FF; Best Western Norwegian Film