Welcome to three days of seminars, presentations and screenings!

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VERNISSAGE / ARTIST TALK (Open for all)
Saturday 12TH of MAY 1300
BYHALLEN / FREDRIKSTAD KINO

Opening of the exhibition  «15550 days - Foto: Erik Wiggo Larsen» 

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VERNISSAGE (Open for all)
Saturday 12TH of MAY 1400
FLESKETORGET - FREDRIKSTAD CITY CENTRE

Opening of the exhibition «Lifecourses».

 

HOT DOG AND VERNISSAGE (Open for all)
Saturday 12TH of MAY 1530
HYDROGENFABRIKKEN

Opening of the exhibition «Scandinavia Now - Picture of the year in Scandinavia».

Free hot dogs to all!

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Sarah Blesener

EVENING TALK and SCREENING
(Requires ticket / festivalpass)

SARAH BLESENER / TOY SOLDIERS
Thursday  24th of May at 1900

HOUSE OF LITERATURE -  EGALIA

Sarah Blesener presents her most recent project which deals with concepts of patriotism and nationalism in Russia and United States via military training camps for youth.

 

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Lorenzo Meloni / MAGNUM

EVENING TALK and SCREENING
(Requires ticket / festivalpass)
Lorenzo Meloni / «Middle East»
 
Thursday  24th of May at 2030
HOUSE OF LITERATURE -  EGALIA


The Italian Magnum nominee Lorenzo Meloni decided to follow his passion for photography and began studying the craft in 2008. During his studies he became interested in the Middle East conflicts. He follows the Israeli-Palestinian conflict in 2009, Yemen’s rapid decline in 2010 and the Arab Spring. His first works are published by Time, L’Espresso and Internazionale.

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LATE NIGHT TALK

NIGHT CAP and LATE NIGHT TALK
with Sarah Blesener

Thursday  24th of May at 2330
QUALITY HOTEL - SKY BAR
Address: Nygata 2-6, 1607 Fredrikstad,

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DAY SEMINAR FRIDAY
(Requires ticket / festivalpass)
Friday MAY of 25th  1000 - 1300
HOUSE OF LITERATURE
-  EGALIA

1000 -1045 Director and filmmaker Erik Poppe in conversation with Finn Våga about visual storytelling. The talk will be based on Poppe's latest movies «Utøya» and «Per Fugelli - I Die» 

1100 -1145 Cicilie Andersen picture editor in charge of the VG HELG project «Happyland», presents the project.

1200 -1245 Micha Bruinveils of World Press Photo (WPP), chair of the 2018 WPP jury Magdalena Herrera and jurymember Thomas Borberg and Jon Petter Evensen debate this year's World Press Photo contest.

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FLINT TOWN WARM UP!
 (Requires ticket / festivalpass)

Friday 25th of MAY 1430 - 1530
HOUSE OF LITERATURE -  THYGESEN

Screening of the first episode of «Flint Town». A chance to get familiar with the series before Jessica and Zackary's evening presentation.

 

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VERNISSAGE (Open for all)
Friday 25th of MAY at
1600
BLOMSTERTORGET (BY THE HOUSE OF LITERATURE)

Opening of the graduation exhibition made by the students from the bachelor program in photojournalism, OsloMet - Oslo Metropolitan University and young photograahers from Nepal, Bangladesh and China. 

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Zackary Canepari / VII

EVENING TALK and SCREENING
(Requires ticket / festivalpass)
Zackary Canepari / «Flint is a place»

Friday  25th of MAY at 1900
HOUSE OF LITERATURE -  EGALIA

Flint, Michigan has long been the poster child for the American dream gone wrong. The town Flint used to be the place for the carindustry before everything went down the drain. Canepari is one half of the award winning duo Canepari/ Dimmock. Before they produced the newly released «Flint Town» series for Netflix, Canepari worked extensively on the trans media project «Flint is a place». Canepari has made films, a website and a book about Flint.

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Jessica Dimmock / VII

EVENING TALK and SCREENING
(Requires ticket / festivalpass)

Jessica Dimmock / «Flint Town»
Friday  25th of MAY at 2030
HOUSE OF LITERATURE -  EGALIA

The Netflix documentary series «Flint Town» follows the police department in Flint, Michigan as they struggle with dwindling resources and crumbling infrastructure in a community crippled by violence. Dimmock is one half of the award winning duo Dimmock/ Canepari.

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DOK18 PARTY
FRIDAY 25TH of MAY at  2145
(Requires festivalpass) 
BUSSES FROM HOUSE OF LITERATURE AT 2130 TO GAMLEBYEN KULTURHUS


The legendary Dokparty takes place as always at the House of Culture in Fredrikstad Old City. Food, drinks and DJ. Ferries accross the river Glomma and back to the city centre run all night.

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DAY SEMINAR SATURDAY
Zackary Canepari / How we did «Flint Town»
(Requires ticket / festivalpass)
Saturday 26th of MAY 1000 - 1100
HOUSE OF LITERATURE - THYGESEN


Canepari will give insight into how the team behind the Netflix series «Flint Town» worked.

 

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DAY SEMINAR SATURDAY
Rajoyana Chowdhury , Nasirul Islam and Kjersti Binh Hegna /FRITT ORD student grant projects
(Requires ticket / festivalpass)
Saturday 26th of MAY 1115 -1200  
HOUSE OF LITERATURE - THYGESEN

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DAY SEMINAR SATURDAY
Margaret M. de Lange, Ivar Kvaal and publisher Gösta Flemming / Norwegian Journal of Photography
(Require ticket / festivalpass)
Saturday 26th of MAY 1215 -1300  
HOUSE OF LITERATURE - THYGESEN


Owing to the Fritt Ord Foundation’s support for the Norwegian Journal of Photography, a growing number of Norwegian photographers have had a new platform to showcase their independent, long-term projects to both national and international audiences.

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Discussion and exhibition tour (Open for all)
«Scandinavia Now» - Picture of the year in Scandinavia
Saturday 26th of MAY at 1500 - 1600
HYDROGENFABRIKKEN

Lars Dareberg (Sweden), Annemor Larsen (Norway) and Søren Pagter (Denmark) have all been part of the Picture of the year jury in neighbouring countries this year. They will discuss the quality and situation for photojournalism in Scandinavia. After the discussion the exhibition The Picture of the year in Denmark, Sweden and Norway will be open with several award winning photographers present.

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Sanne de Wilde / NOOR

EVENING TALK and SCREENING
(Require ticket / festivalpass)

Sanne de Wilde / «Island of the Colorblind»
Saturday 26th of MAY at 1900
HOUSE OF LITERATURE -  EGALIA

In the late eighteenth century a typhoon swept over the tiny atoll Pingelap in the Pacific Ocean. One of the soul survivors was the king, who carried a gene that caused complete colorblindness. Through generations the condition has affected the community. Today more than five per cent of the islanders live their lives seeing the world in black and white. Through her pictures Sanne De Vilde is inviting us to see their world in a richer way. 

 

 

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Gueorgui Pinkhassov / MAGNUM

EVENING TALK and SCREENING
(Require ticket / festivalpass)

Gueorgui Pinkhassov / «Sophistication Simplification»
Saturday  26th of MAY at 2030

HOUSE OF LITERATURE

Phinkhassov will be accompanied by Magdalena Herrera on stage who will translate the russian native, French speaking photographer. Phinkhassov abandoned conventional cameras for cellphone cameras and the legendary Magnum photorapher will show his work at this screening.

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