Buff filmfestival 23-29 MARS 2019 – 040-30 25 05 info@buff.se

Deaf Film Festival Skåne

BUFF strives to be a festival where everyone is welcome – and for the second time BUFF is collaborating with Deaf Film Festival Skåne to bring you a festival within a festival – in order to facilitate meetings between deaf and hearing children and young people.

The festival contains:


Tue 20/3, 9:45 am – 11:45 am

Sat 24/3, 6.30 pm – 8:30 pm

Buy ticket through: http://www.kulturcentralen.nu/evenemang/buff-wonderstruck

Rosa and Ben are both 12 years old and deaf, but live in different decades. Rosa inhabits 1920’s New York, and Ben is alive and well in the Minnesota of the 1970’s. They dream themselves away from everyday life and each set off on their own to find what they’re missing. In the search for a sense of belonging, they end up in the same place. Todd Haynes’ film version of the children’s book Wonderstruck by Brian Selznick is a magical cinema experience for all ages. USA 2017. Director: Todd Haynes. 116 min. Language: Spanish, English, sign language. Subtitles: Swedish. Rec. from age 10.

Start Line

Sat 24/3, 1:00 pm – 2:55 pm

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38,254 km in 57 days. During the summer of 2015, the filmmaker Ayako Imamura sets o on a bicycle tour through the length and breadth of Japan. The trip doesn’t just become an enormous physical challenge for Imamura, but also an experiment in communication. During the journey, she’s required to push herself to the limits, and she discovers much she didn’t know – both about her homeland, and about herself.

Shorts package

Tue 20/3, 12:45 pm – 2:45 pm

Sat 24/3, 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm

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A short about Kari, a 6-year-old deaf boy. He has to live with regret for a mistake made in a moment of sudden anger in the past. Iceland 2017. Director: Elsa Björnsdottir. 17 min.


She is tormented by a childhood memory. The hunter should never have shot that swan. This film is about how each of us can be seen as the sum of our actions. Sweden 2016. Director: Erik Akervall. 30 min.


Ipek is an up close portrait of a charismatic actor and mum, Ipek D. Mehlum. We join her during a period in her life where she is trying to balance her two biggest dreams – being a mum and being a professional actor. Sweden 2016. Director: Erik Akervall. 5 min. 

The Dreamer

Life is difficult, and seems to just do its own thing. But how do you survive as part of a minority in a society overrun by norms? You become a dreamer. Sweden 2017. Director: Erik Akervall. 30 min.

Words of Caramel

In a refugee camp in the Sahara desert lives a deaf boy who wants to learn to write so that he can express the words of his good friend, the young camel, Caramel. Sweden 2016. Director: Juan Antonio Moreno. 20 min.

Listen to Me

The story of a deaf girl who has been the victim of bullying to the point where she now wants to take her own life. A student counsellor sees what’s going on, and sets out to save her. USA 2017. Director: Touacha Her. 8 min.

Kismet Diner

Sometimes you have to listen with your heart… It’s Saturday night and halfway through an improvised concert, Laura notices a customer that she hasn’t seen before. The guy looks at her in complete disinterest, almost as if she wasn’t there. Normally, Laura wouldn’t care, but she can’t stop wondering who he is – and why she can’t stop looking at him. United Kingdom 2014. Director: Mark Nunneley. 9 min

Mustafa – En ung mans vardag

In the film, we follow an average day in Mustafa’s life. He talks about his hobbies, his time as a student at the Mo Gård community college, and his dreams for the future. United Kingdom 2014. Director: Mark Nunneley. 9 min.

The Silent Child

The Silent Child is about a deaf 4-year-old girl called Libby. Born into a middle class family, she lives a life of silence, until a social worker who cares teaches her the gift of communication. United Kingdom 2017. Director: Chris Overton. 20 min.