Borders

Director: Marianne Kleven

Producer: Snball Film/Leidar Norway

Country: NOR

Synopsis

What happens when a whale swallows plastic within the borders of one nation, but washes ashore in another country? Who is responsible? Humans have shaped the borders of the world, but global problems connected to climate change cross borders very easily. Do nations have responsabilities outside their borders? What is the point of borders if they make problems in stead of solutions? Borders is one of three films targeted at minority youth in high schools in Norway, and is a suppliment to a syllabus book called P Hyden. The goal of the film is to create debate and awareness in the classroom about subjects that concern youth. Funded by the Norwegian Directorate for Education and Training and produced for Aschehoug Publishing.

Objectives

What happens when a whale swallows plastic within the borders of one nation, but washes ashore in another country? Who is responsible? Humans have shaped the borders of the world, but global problems connected to climate change cross borders very easily. Do nations have responsabilities outside their borders? What is the point of borders if they make problems in stead of solutions? Borders is one of three films targeted at minority youth in high schools in Norway, and is a suppliment to a syllabus book called P Hyden. The goal of the film is to create debate and awareness in the classroom about subjects that concern youth. Funded by the Norwegian Directorate for Education and Training and produced for Aschehoug Publishing.