Scotland, Sweden 2019 – Director: Ellen Fiske, Ellinor Hallin – Original language: English – Subtitles: English – Length: 87 min.

Motherwell, also known as “Steelopolis,” was once Scotland’s economic dream. After the factories closed mainly young people were left by the wayside with no sense of direction. But young Gemma does her utmost to break the pattern.




The Swedish screenwriter, producer and director Ellen Fiske studied documentary film directing at the Stockholm Academy of Dramatic Arts. At the Sydney Film Festival 2019 she and co-director and cinematographer Ellinor Hallin were named two of the most promising European filmmakers. SCHEME BIRDS won Best Documentary honors at the Tribeca Film Festival.


JOSEFIN & FLORIN, SE 2019, 77 min
LONE DADS, SE 2016, 31 min.
THE RED, SE 2015, 14 min. (with Ellinor Hallin)



For DOK.fest Award of SOS Children's Villages worldwide (endowed with 3,000 euros, sponsored by B.O.A. Videofilmkunst)


Writer: Ellen Fiske and Ellinor Hallin. Camera: Ellinor Hallin. Editing: Hanna Lejonqvist, SFK. Music: Charlie Jefferson, Loki, Jim Sutherland, Christoffer Meier. Production: Sisyfos Film Production AB, GID Films. Producer: Mario Adamson, Ruth Reid. International Sales: Syndicado Film Sales

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