NY ENERGI (DOCUMENTARY, 2016)
(ENG TITLE: NEW ENERGY)
PRODUCER AT SGY FILM
NY ENERGI - DOCUMENTARY - 58 MINS - 2016
PRODUCER - STEFAN HENRIKSSON & ERIK LUNDQVIST l DIRECTOR, EDITOR & DIRECTOR OF PHOTOGRAPHY - PÄR BRÄNNSTRÖM l EDITOR - STEFAN HENRIKSSON l COMPOSER - OSCAR D'AUBIGNE l SOUND & MIX - PHILIP ERIKSSON & JOHANNES ROTH
A young musician, Patte Kejtson on the verge of succeeding in his career is found dead - Cause of death: Suicide. His former band-mate and friend, filmmaker Pär Brännström sets out on a journey to perserve the memory of his lost friend, meeting with friends, colleagues and family. In a journey of mourning we listen to the criticism of the care system as proof of Patricks health reaches the surface as an issue some were aware of.
Patrik "Patte Kejtson" was a loved friend and a talented musician from Kalmar Län, Sweden. His suicide came as a chock to everyone around him and to find his own mourning process - his former band-mate and friend Pär Brännström set out to capture the memory of Patte as well as to raise the question why and heighten the awareness of one of the more common death causes in Sweden: Suicide.
In a year-long journey we meet friends, colleagues and family who all tell of the Patrik they new. In a deeper storyline Pär follows Patrik's father Keith in his mourning process and listen to his rising criticism towards society and they way the social system failed Patrik who had shown a weakened health, some time before he decided to take his life.
New Energy is director and filmmaker Pär Brännströms first documentary and is estimated to premiere in 2015.