ONCE AURORA

FESTIVALS:
* CPH:Dox
* Beldocs, International Feature Documentary Film Festival (Serbia)
* Krakow Film Festival (Poland)
* Beat Film Festival (Moscow, Russia)



AWARDS:
* Best Editing and Best Cinematography - Norwegian Television awards


ONCE AURORA

Category | Music
Year | 2019
Country | Norway
Running time | 70’ - 52'
Format | 4K
Production | Payai Creation
Director | Stian Servoss & Benjamin Langeland


Aurora is a pop music sensation from a small town in Western Norway. She was discovered at the age of 16, dropped out of school, and spent the next years touring the world with her first album. At the age of 20 she is at a breaking point. Is this really what she wants, and if not, does she have any other option but to continue?

REVIEWS

Once Aurora is a coming-of-age music documentary that’s as uplifting as it is potent. An interview with director Benjamin Langeland and producer Thorvald Nilsen
    - Reel Steel Cinema

Once Aurora is an intimate and vibrant portrait of a popstar struggling to make sense of what’s happening around her and trying to find her place in the world.
  - by Rob Aldam, Backseat Mafia

Aurora has had the type of meteoric rise to fame and success that every aspiring singer dreams of. And she’s not happy.This very intimate portrait makes the viewer question whether she’s chosen this life or whether others have chosen it for her.
   - by Mark Perkins

Young popstar anxieties and the potential of early burnout are starkly captured in this highly cinematic new documentary about 22-year-old Norwegian artist Aurora.
   - by Musanna Ahmed, Film Inquiry

Aurora, the young feminist who is visibly moved by an all-female drum troupe in Brazil, is on a mission to inspire other women with her celebration of ‘queendom’.
   by Rhiannon Topham, Reel Steel Cinema

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