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A Human Position

  Anders Emblem

  Norway     79 minutes


Working as a journalist in a sleepy, seaside town, Asta has grown tired of covering the uneventful goings-on—recovering from an unnamed trauma, she is looking for meaning in her life and work. When a story about the deportation of a local asylum seeker comes across her desk, Asta is inspired to uncover the truth. The more she learns, the more the case begins to alter every facet of her personal and professional life. Effortlessly loose and appealingly low-key, A Human Position recalls the work of Jim Jarmusch as it finds profound meaning in everyday objects and situations. Careful, stunning compositions and detailed design perfectly echo Asta’s internal struggle.

 Norwegian with subtitles 

Screenings & Events

Virtual Screening

Available to stream Oct 13 @ 12:00pm CT through Oct 23 @ 11:59pm CT for a 48-hour watch window. Available in Illinois, Indiana, and Wisconsin only.


Film Credits

  •   Anders Emblem, Stian Skjelstad
  •   Anders Emblem
  •   Anders Emblem
  •   Brynhild Dagslott
  •   Michael Mark Lanham
  •   Amalie Ibsen Jensen, Maria Agwumaro
  •   Eirik Slinning Korsnes
  •   Vesterhavet