Honorable Mention – Autonomous (Sweden)

Title: Autonomous
Runtime: 12 min
Country: Sweden
Director: Birgitta Liljedahl, Therése Neaimé, Henrik Norman, Anna Brixter
Placement: Honorable Mention
Competition: September, 2022

Synopsis: When Neaimé, a mega popstar with the world as her stage, arrives for yet another concert, she is forced into a slow self-driving electric bus in order to reduce her carbon footprint. She immediately clashes with the war veteran Carl and their incompatible personae turn the bus into an emotional pressure cooker, ready to explode. When the doors finally open, nothing will ever be the same…