Each year we welcome Danish and international filmmakers, producers, actors, artists and musicians at CPH:DOX.

Are you interested in interviewing this year’s filmmakers? Below you’ll find a list of the international guests available for interview. Don’t hesitate to contact us, we are always happy to help set up an interview before or during the festival.

 

DOX:AWARD

Ai Weiwei (The Rest) has been named the most influential artist of our time. His political activity has been aligned with his artistic visions and he has created distinctive works centered around human rights. The Chinese social critic returns to CPH:DOX with the world premiere of ‘The Rest’. Ai Weiwei is in Copenhagen between March 21st and March 23rd.

Phie Ambo (Rediscovery). Danish Phie Ambo belongs to the poetic and personal school of documentary and has concerned herself with issues, such as family relationships, love, creative processes, artificial intelligence, sustainability and consciousness in films like ‘Family’, ‘Good Things Await’ and ‘When You Look Away’. She also co-founded the The Green School in Amager and her ‘Rediscovery’ – a democratic experiment letting kids loose in nature – has been selected for the festival’s main competition, DOX:AWARD.

Beniamino Barrese (The Disappearance of My Mother) is an Italian cinematographer and director. His directorial debut, ‘The Disappearance of My Mother’, is an intimate and highly personal film wherein Barrese follows his own mother, the former supermodel Beneditta Barzini, in her attempt to vanish off the surface of the earth. Barrese and his mother are in Copenhagen between March 25th and March 28th.

Sarah J. Christman (Swarm Season) is an American documentarist creating films in the tension field between people, technology and nature. Her documentary shorts have been screened at a wide array of international film festivals, including MoMA Documentary Fortnight, Rotterdam, Toronto, New York and the Los Angeles Film Forum. Her feature length debut ‘Swarm Season’ has its world premiere at CPH:DOX. Christman is in Copenhagen between March 23rd and March 30th.

Petra Costa (The Edge of Democracy) is one of the most award-winning and agenda-setting Brazilian documentarists with films such as ‘Olmo & the Seagull’ and ‘Elena’. Costa is coming to CPH:DOX with her personal new documentary ‘The Edge of Democracy’, portraying the political situation in Brazil after the election of president Jair Bolsonaro. Costa is in Copenhagen between March 25th and March 29th.

Pia Hellenthal (Searching Eva), Germany, works within the realms of both fiction and documentary. Her shorts have won awards at a number of international film festivals, such as Karlovy Vary, New York and Oberhausen. ‘Searching Eva’ had its world premiere at the Berlinale earlier this year, and it’s Hellenthal’s first feature length documentary. Hellenthal is in Copenhagen between March 25h and March 30th. The lead actress, Eva Collé, will also be available for interview.

Mikel Cee Karlsson (A Stranger) is a Swedish director, former pro-skateboarder and partner in Ruben Östlund’s Plattform Produktion. He has directed two feature length documentaries and several music videos for well-known artists, such as Fever Ray and Junip. ‘A Stranger’ has its world premiere at CPH:DOX. Karlsson is in Copenhagen between March 25th and March 28th.

Enrico Masi (Shelter) is an Italian musician, documentarist and founder of Caucaso Factory from where he has directed films, arranged, composed and enacted happenings and concerts in Italy and throughout Europe. ‘Shelter’ has its world premiere at CPH:DOX. Masi is in Copenhagen between March 20th – March 22th and March 25th – March 27th.

Dina Naser (Tiny Souls) is a Jordanian filmmaker who has worked with refugees through documentary. Her documentary shorts have been screened at festivals all over the world and the short film version of ‘Tiny Souls’ won the audience award at the Jordanian European Film Festival. The longer version has its world premiere at CPH:DOX. Naser is in Copenhagen between March 25th and March 31st.  

Karen Stokkendal Poulsen (On the Inside of a Military Dictatorship) is a Danish documentarist. She holds a master’s degree in Political Science from Copenhagen University and a Master of Arts in Screen Documentary from Goldsmiths College in London. Furthermore, she’s worked in The Foreign Ministry and taught International Relations at Copenhagen University. She debuted as a director with the documentary ‘The Agreement’ (2014) about British diplomat Robert Cooper.

John Skoog (The Ridge) is a Swedish director, artist and photographer with a wide array of solo exhibitions under his belt. His works center around social contexts and portrays both our collective history and the everyday with a poetic, fictional atmosphere. Skoog has won many awards for his exhibitions and his films. He lives and works in Copenhagen.

Marie Skovgaard (The Reformist) is a Danish documentarist. She’s behind this year’s opening film ‘The Reformist’ and is highly interested in minorities and equality – themes that have been evident throughout her earlier project, such as the DR series ‘Children on the Run’ and the digital project ‘Syriatypes’. She has co-directed the VR project ‘Afripedia’ and made films in Syria. Skovgaard is in Copenhagen throughout the festival.

 

New:Vision Award

Haig Aivazian (Prometheus) is a Lebanese artist and filmmaker working across different types of media. His work includes installation, drawings, sculpture and performances about political reflections. His YouTube montage ‘Prometheus’ gets its world premiere at CPH:DOX.

In Copenhagen between March 23rd and March 25th.

Mania Akbari (A Moon for My Father) is an internationally renowned artist and filmmaker from Iran whose radical and revolutionary films have been subject to retrospectives at festivals and cinematheques in Europe. Akbari’s film portray themes like sexual identity, women, marriage and abortion. ‘A Moon for My Father’ is created in collaboration with British artist Douglas White and holds its world premiere at CPH:DOX. Akbari is in Copenhagen between March 24th and March 26th.

Diana Allan (So Dear, So Lovely) is a Canadian anthropologist and filmmaker. She holds a Ph.D. in Anthropology from Harvard University and her latest book ‘Refugees of the Revolution: Experiences of Palestinian Exile’ explored nationalism and surveillance in the refugee camp Shatila. Her psycho-geographic ‘So Dear, So Lovely’ gets its world premiere at CPH:DOX. Allan is in Copenhagen between March 27th and March 30th.

Cindy Coutant (Télédésir) is a French artist and filmmaker, thinking and creating with a basis in technogenesis. Her bio psychedelic monster movie ‘Télédésir’ gets its world premiere at CPH:DOX. Coutant is in Copenhagen between March 27th and March 29th.

Ezekiel Morgan ( •  ) is an aussie Berlin-based installation artist, film director and editor of the art philosophical publication Pollen. His new modestly titled short  ‘• ‘ gets its world premiere at CPH:DOX. Morgan is in Copenhagen between March 27th and March 29th.

Hira Nabi (All That Perishes at the Edge of Land) is a filmmaker, multimedia artist and a  writer/researcher. Her works explore repressed memory and denial in urban landscapes, imagined histories and possible futures, movement and migrations, botanical exchanges, infrastructure and the environment. Her new short film gets its world premiere at CPH:DOX. Nabi is in Copenhagen between March 25th and March 31st.

Arash Nassiri (Darwin Darwah) is an Iranian filmmaker based in France. His earlier works include the short films ‘Tehran-Geles’ and ‘City of Tales’. ‘Darwin Darwah’ gets its world premiere at CPH:DOX. Nassiri is in Copenhagen between March 27th and March 29th.

Nour Ouayda (Towards the Sun) is a Lebanese filmmaker and writer. Her new short ‘Towards the Sun’ gets its world premiere at CPH:DOX. Ouayda is in Copenhagen between March 23rd and March 29th.

Ben Rivers (Now, at Last!) is an international superstar within the fields of visual arts and experimental film. His works have been exhibited in several countries and have won awards at several festivals, including twice at CPH:DOX with ‘Two Years at Sea’ and ‘A Spell to Ward Off the Darkness’. His latest work ‘Now, at Last!’ gets its world premiere at CPH:DOX. Rivers is in Copenhagen between March 25th and March 28th.

SUPERFLEX (Western Rampart) is an internationally renowned artist collective based in Copenhagen. The group was formed in 1993 by Rasmus Nielsen, Jakob Fenger and Bjørnstjerne Christiansen. Their works enter around social themes and seek to create change through art. Their newest short film ‘Western Rampart’ has its world premiere at CPH:DOX.

Clemens von Wedemeyer (Transformation Scenario) is a German video artist with solo exhibitions at Museum of Contemporary Art in Chicago and Neuer Berliner Kunstverein under his belt. His essayist ‘Transformation Scenario’ gets its international premiere at CPH:DOX. Wedemeyer is in Copenhagen between March 26th and March 27th.

Douglas White (A Moon for my Father) is a British artist and sculptor working primarily with found materials. His works and video art has been shown at galleries and museums all over the world. White has created ‘A Moon for My Father’ together with the exiled Iranian director Mania Ekbari. White is in Copenhagen between March 24th and March 29th.

 

F:ACT Award

Julien Elie (Dark Suns) is a filmmaker from Montreal, Canada. He is behind works such as ‘The Last Meal’, ‘The One Who Knew Too Much’ and most recently ‘Dark Suns’. ‘Dark Suns’ provides deep insight into Mexico’s corruption and epidemic violence. Elie is in Copenhagen between March 25th and March 30th.

Fredrik Gertten (Push) is an award-winning Swedish filmmaker, producer and journalist with an honorable doctorate from Malmö University. His films focus on global themes and injustice – his latest work ‘Push’ exploring the extent and causes of the global housing crisis. The film has its world premiere at CPH:DOX. Gertten is in Copenhagen between March 22nd and March 25th.

James Jones (On the President’s Orders) is an award-winning British filmmaker whose works provide an insight into tightly closed environments, such as Northern Korea, Saudi Arabia and Iraq. ‘On the President’s Orders’ probe deep into the Filipino president Rodrigo Dutertes’ declared war on drugs and has its world premiere at CPH:DOX. Jones is in Copenhagen between March 23rd and March 28th.

Richard Ladkani (Sea of Shadows). Austrian Richard Ladkani has won great recognition as an award-winning director and cinematographer. With ‘Sea of Shadows’ he dives into one of the most beautiful eco systems that are hastily being destroyed by Mexican drug cartels and the Chinese mafia. Ladkani is in Copenhagen between March 21st and March 23rd.

Luke Lorentzen (Midnight Family) is an American director educated from Stanford University’s Department for Art and Art History. His works explore overlooked aspects of the everyday and challenges non-fictional narratives. ‘Midnight Family’ is about the anti heroes of Mexico City. The film gets its international premiere at CPH:DOX. Lorentzen is in Copenhagen between March 22nd and March 27th.

Renato Martins (Favela Frontlines) is a Brazilian director, producer, film editor and co-founder of the critically explorative production company Jacqueline Filmes. ‘Favela Frontlines’ is quite literally in the line of gunfire in Rio de Janeiro’s ever-escalating drug war, and gets its international premiere at CPH:DOX. Martins is in Copenhagen between March 23rd and March 31st.

Robert Oey (The Good Terrorist) is a Dutch director focusing on politics and conflicts seen from a Dutch perspective. ‘The Good Terrorist’ walks us through the case of Jason Walters who was apprehended from committing a terror attack in Haag. The film gets its world premiere at CPH:DOX. Oey is in Copenhagen between March 25th and March 28th.

Olivier Sarbil (On the President’s Orders) is an award-winning French filmmaker who has been covering war and conflict all over the world. Together with James Jones he is behind ‘On the President’s Orders’, a film that probes deep into the Filipino president Rodrigo Dutertes’ declared war on drugs. The film has its world premiere at CPH:DOX. Sarbil is in Copenhagen between March 25th and March 28th.

Robert Schabus (Democracy LTD) is an Austrian director specializing in social documentary. ‘Democracy LTD’ centers around the Europe’s democratic condition anno 2019, gets its world premiere at CPH:DOX and is nominated for both F:ACT AWARD and Politiken’s Audience Award. Schabus is in Copenhagen between March 21st and March 27th.

Tommy Gulliksen (War of Art) is a Norwegian director, journalist and co-owner of the production company Norsk Fjernsyn. He is known for his documentary trilogy on Utøya and the TV documentary ‘Da vi styrte landet’. His new ‘War of Art’ explores what happens when a group of artists go abroad to North Korea. The film gets its international premiere at CPH:DOX. Gulliksen is in Copenhagen between March 26th and March 29th.

Marjolaine Grappe (The Color of Justice) is a French journalist and documentarist. Last year she was awarded the Albert Londres Award – the most prestigious journalism award in France – for her film ‘All the Dictator’s Men’. With ‘The Color of Justice’ Grappe reviews the trial that should have taken place when civilian Erik Garner died while physically restrained by the police in New York, 2014. Grappe is in  Copenhagen between March 21st and March 24th.

Jeff Reichert (American Factory) is an American director and the producer behind a series of award winning films. Most recently he produced ‘American Factory’, the film that won the director’s award at this year’s Sundance Festival. ‘American Factory’ gets its international premiere at CPH:DOX and Reichert will be in Copenhagen between March 25th and March 31st.

 

NORDIC:DOX

Gustav Ahlgren (The Revenge of the Diva) is a Swedish journalist and documentarist. He is behind films such as ‘Barn utan papper’ (2012) and ‘Balkongen’ (2014). Ahlgren directed  ‘The Revenge of the Diva’ together with Emilie Jönsson. The film has its international premiere at CPH:DOX. Ahlgren is in Copenhagen between March 20th and March 30th.

Emelie Jönsson (The Revenge of the Diva) is a Swedish director and producer known for earlier works such as ‘Barn utan papper’ (2012) and ‘Kärrtorp efter smällen’ (2014). Together with Gustav Ahlgren she directed ‘The Revenge of the Diva’ about the forgotten Swedish opera singer, Siv Wennberg. Jönsson and Wenneberg are in Copenhagen between March 27th and March 28th.

Sturla Pilskog (Winter’s Yearning) is a Norwegian filmmaker with a master’s degree in Visual Anthropology from University of Tromsø. He owns the production company Blåst Film together with his brother. ‘Winter’s Yearning’ gets its world premiere at CPH:DOX and is Pilskog’s debut feature length documentary. Polskog is in Copenhagen between March 20th and March 31st.

Sidse Torstholm Larsen (Winter’s Yearning) is a Danish filmmaker behind earlier works such as the short ‘Alianaak’ about a Greenlandic soccer team in Denmark. She holds a master’s degree in Visual Anthropology from University of Tromsø. (Winter’s Yearning) is her first feature length documentary, and it is directed in collaboration with Sturla Pilskog.

Lina Mannheimer (Mating) is a Swedish director and producer. She has worked with director Gilles Bourdos at New York’s Salty Features. Earlier, Mannheimer created the short ‘The Contract’ (2010) and her feature film debut ‘The Ceremony’ (2015). Between March 22nd and March 24th Mannheimer will be in Copenhagen with the two main actors from her online-romantic ‘Mating’.

Viktor Nordenskiöld (The Feminister) is a Swedish director, producer and former news reporter. His earlier works include a selection of documentaries, such as the award winning ‘Out of this World’ (2014) and ‘The Clip’ (2015). ‘The Feminister’ gets its world premiere at CPH:DOX, and Nordenskiöld will be in Copenhagen together with the feminist foreign minister from the film, Margot Wallström, between March 24th and March 31st.

Kaspar Astrup Schröder (Don’t Give a Fox) is a Danish director, former works including ‘Waiting for the Sun’ (2017), ‘Big Time (2017) and the Bodil nominee ‘Rent a Family Inc.’. ‘Don’t Give a Fox’ is about an all girl skateboarding crew on a road trip through Denmark and the film gets its world premiere at CPH:DOX.

Emil Langballe (Q’s Barbershop) is a Danish director with two films currently in competition at the festival: ‘A Married Couple’  (NEXT:WAVE Award) about a romantic couple with Down’s Syndrome and ‘Q’s Barbershop’ on a very special hair salon in Vollsmose. The film gets its world premiere at CPH:DOX.

Sun Hee Engelstoft (Forget Me Not) is a Danish director whose earlier works include the hybrid short ‘Without Words’. She is also the cinematographer of our opening film ‘The Reformist’. ‘Forget Me Not’, a real heart breaker from a Korean island for pregnant girls, gets its world premiere at CPH:DOX.

Petter Sommer (The Men’s Room) is a Norwegian documentarist and journlist for NRK. His earlier tv-documentaries both won the Norwegian award Gullruten. Together with Jo Vemund Svendskab, Sommer has created the touching portrait of a choir, ‘The Men’s Room’. The film gets its international premiere at CPH:DOX. Sommer is in Copenhagen between March 23rd and March 25th.

Jo Vemund Svendsen (The Men’s Room) is a Norwegian documentarist, journalist and creator of the touching choir portrait, ‘The Men’s Room’ that will premiere at CPH:DOX with the choir present. Svendsen is in Copenhagen between March 23rd and March 26th.

Emily Norling (All We Own) is a Swedish director, screenwriter and cinematographer. Her  earlier works include ‘Who I Am and All I Own, I Carry Each Day’. ‘All We Own’ is her first long documentary and the film gets its international premiere at CPH:DOX. Norling is in Copenhagen between March 22nd and March 26th.

Arthur Franck (The Hypnotist) is a Finnish documentarist. Together with producer Oskar Forstén he founded the production company Franckforstén in 2006, and they have made documentaries together since then. Franck graduated from Arcada University of Applied Sciences with a Bachelor of Arts in 2009. Franck is in Copenhagen between March 24th and March 27th.

Egil Håskjold Larsen (Where Man Returns) is a Norwegian director. ‘69 Minutes of 86 Days’  was his first long documentary, and the film received great praise and international awards. ‘Where Man Returns’ is a meditative panorama from the most northern part of Europe, and it gets its international premiere at CPH:DOX. Larsen is in Copenhagen between March 21st and March 24th.

Benjamin Langeland (Once Aurora) is a Norwegian director, editor and cinematographer. Together with Stian Servoss he has created the intimate portrait of the Norwegian singer Aurora. The film will get its international premiere at CPH:DOX. Langeland is in Copenhagen between March 25th and March 28th.

Stian Servoss (Once Aurora) is a Bergen based cinematographer and director. He began working for Flimmer Film in 2013 as cinematographer on the documentary series ‘The Fjord Cowboys’ – a film that went on to be TV2 Zebra’s most popular series and 10 time nominee for the Norwegian Emmy’s. In 2017 Servoss became the director and responsible for the 5th season of the series. Servoss will be in Copenhagen with ‘Once Aurora’, co-directed with Benjamin Langeland, from March 25th to March 28th.

Olivia Chamby-Rus (Wolfland) grew up in Sweden with Polish parents. She graduated from National Film School of Denmark in 2015 as documentary director. Her poetic feature doc ‘Wolfland’ centers around life at Blågårds Plads in Copenhagen from the perspective of the local youth. ‘Wolfland’ gets its world premiere at CPH:DOX.

 

Next:Wave Award

Emil Langballe (A Married Couple) is a Danish director with two films currently in competition at this year’s festival: ‘Q’s barbershop’ about a hair salon in Vollsmose (Nordic:DOX) and ‘A Married Couple’ about a couple with Down’s Syndrome. ‘A Married Couple)’ has its world premiere at CPH:DOX.

Aboozar Amini (Kabul, City In the Wind) is an Afghan filmmaker based in Amsterdam. He debuted with the award-winning film ‘KabulTehranKabul’ (2010) and has since gone on to direct a wide array of documentaries, such as ‘On the String of Forgetfulness’ (2011) and ‘Where Is Kurdistan?’ (2016). Amini is in Copenhagen between March 25th and March 28th.

Matthias Lintner (Property) is an Italian filmmaker and Berlin based artist. He co-curated the ‘Art Squad’ exhibition in Berlin Mitte in 2013, and has produced and directed numerous music videos, shorts and the feature film ‘Kleine Bremer Höhe’. ‘Property’ is about a community of and for Berlin’s quirky counter culture The film gets its world premiere at CPH:DOX. Lintner is in Copenhagen from March 25th to March 30th.

Juan Palacios (Inland) is a Spanish filmmaker based in Holland. His work is experimental and observatory, taking a special interest in the borders between culture and nature, mysticism and materialism. His senosy field trip from Don Quixote’s old pastures gets its world premiere at CPH:DOX. Palacios is in Copenhagen between March 20th and March 31st.

Floor van der Meulen (The Last Male on Earth) is a Dutch filmmaker known for films such as  ‘9 days: From My Window in Aleppo’ (2016) that won a European Film Award as Best European Short. ‘The Last Male on Earth is a tragi-comedic portrait of the last male white rhino on earth. The film gets its world premiere at CPH:DOX. Van der Meulen is in Copenhagen from March 24th to March 27th.

Lina Alabed (Ibrahim) is a Palestinian-Jordanian journalist and filmmaker. She grew up in Syria and with base in Lebanon, and debuted with the documentary ‘Damascus, My First Kiss’ (2012). ‘Ibrahim’, a cinematic letter to Alabed’s father, gets its world premiere at CPH:DOX. Alabed is in Copenhagen from March 22nd to March 25th.

Miguel Nunes (You See the Moon) is a Portuguese director and actor. He plays the main role in his own directorial debut, the autofictive ‘You See the Moon’ that will get its world premiere at CPH:DOX. Nunes is in Copenhagen from March 25th to March 28th.

Olivier Cheval (The Dream of Lady Hamilton) is a French video artist an filmmaker. He has exhibited his works at galleries around Europe and screened his films at various French film festivals. ‘The Dream of Lady Hamilton’ gets its world premiere at CPH:DOX. Cheval is in Copenhagen between March 25th and March 28th.

Pernille Lystlund Matzen (House of Furies) is a Danish filmmaker, writer and culture critic. She graduated in Art History and Modern Culture and Cultural Communication from Copenhagen University and University of Columbia. She directed the 2015 experimental film ‘Breaker of Horses’ with Nanna Rebekka. Together they also created the short ‘House of Furies’ that will get its world premiere at CPH:DOX.

Nanna Rebekka (House of Furies) is a Danish filmmaker working in the spectrum between hybrid fiction, documentary and video art. She holds a master’s degree in Art History and Modern Culture from Columbia University and Universität der Kunste, Berlin, and Copenhagen University. She has worked as art critic on the Danish paper Information, and in 2015 she directed ‘Breaker of Horses’ together with Pernille Lystlund Matzen. They have also created the short ‘House of Furies’ that will have its world premiere at CPH:DOX.

Isa Willinger (Hi, AI) is a German filmmaker whose earlier works include the award-winning short film ‘Away From All Suns’. ‘Hi, AI’ is her debut in feature length and portrays the new citizens of our society: the robots. ‘Hi, AI’ gets its international premiere at CPH:DOX. Willinger is in Copenhagen between March 26th and March 28th.

Thorbjorg Jonsdottir (A Tree is Like a Man) is an Icelandic visual artist and experimental filmmaker based in Iceland and New York. Thorbjorg especially works with 16mm film, video installation and collage. Here ayahuasca-shamanic ‘A Tree is Like a Man’ gets its world premiere at CPH:DOX. Jonsdottir is in Copenhagen between March 20th and March 24th.

Rikke Luther (Concrete Nature) is a Danish filmmaker and Ph.D. student by Department of Arts and Cultural Studies at Copenhagen University. Her work centers around new inter-relations created by climate change and its effect landscapes, language, politics, economics, laws, biology. ‘Concrete Nature’ gets its world premiere at CPH:DOX.

Brett Story (The Hottest August) is an American filmmaker, geographer and teacher at School of Image Arts, Ryerson University. Her earlier works include the award-winning ‘The Prison in Twelve Landscapes’ (2016). ‘The Hottest August’ about a heat wave in New York and racism in Charlottesville gets international premiere at CPH:DOX. Story is in Copenhagen between March 25th and March 28th.

Keith Walsh (When All is Ruin Once Again) is an Irish director and photographer living in Gort, which becomes the center of his poetic, cinematic black/white film ‘When All is Ruin Once Again’ that gets its international premiere at CPH:DOX. Walsh is in Copenhagen between March 22nd and March 24th.

Nathalie Biancheri (I Was Here) is an award-winning British writer/director based in London and Dublin. Her short films have won international awards and have been screened at festivals, such as SXSW, Edinburgh, London and Palm Springs, Torino, Sofia and many others. The mischievous meta film ‘I Was Here’ was directed together with Ola Jankowska and gets its world premiere at CPH:DOX. Biancheri is in Copenhagen between March 25th and March 28th.

Ola Jankowska (I Was Here) is a Polish writer and director currently working between Poland and the UK. She has directed both fiction and documentary films which has been showcased at festivals around the world. The mischievous meta film ‘I Was Here’ was directed together with Nathalie Biancheri and gets its world premiere at CPH:DOX. Jankowska is in Copenhagen between March 25th and March 28th.

 

An Evening With

Srećko Horvat is a Croatian philosopher, author, and political activist. The German weekly Der Freitag called him as “one of the most exciting voices of his generation”. At CPH:DOX Horvat is host for An Evening With… together with Pamela Anderson. In Copenhagen from March 28th to March 30th.

Pamela Anderson is a Canadian-American actor, model, writer and activist. She is known for her appearance in Playboy and ‘Baywatch’, but is also an avid fighter for animals and humans rights. At CPH:DOX Anderson is host for An Evening With… together with Srećko Horvat. In Copenhagen on March 29th.

Natasha Khan, known as Bat for Lashes, is an English singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist who produces, mixes, masters and creates sound designs. In Copenhagen from March 22nd to March 24th.

Joshua Dibb is an American musician who co-founded the experimental pop band Animal Collective. Also well-knows as Deakin, he released his first solo album Sleep Cycle. In Copenhagen from March 21st to March 24th.

Brian Weitz, well-known as Geologist, is a founding member of Animal Collective. He provides electronic sound manipulations and samples for the band. In addition to his musical career, Weitz also worked on ocean conservation and environmental policy. In Copenhagen from March 21st to March 24th.

Colin Foord is a marine biologist, coral aquaculturist, artist, photographer, and filmmaker. He co-funded Coral Morphologic, a marine biological art duo. Coral Morphologic aims at hybridizing art and science to make people feel inspired about the mysteries the Earth is offering. In Copenhagen from March 21st to March 24th.

Brett Anderson is an English singer-songwriter best known as the lead vocalist of the band Suede. Anderson is known for his distinctive wide-ranging voice and during Suede’s early days, an androgynous appearance. In Copenhagen from March 23rd to March 24th.

Bernard Sumner is an English singer, songwriter, musician and record producer. He is a founding member of both Joy Division and New Order, and is widely credited with the latter band’s move towards electronica and synthpop. In Copenhagen from March 22nd to March 24th.

 

Hits

Alexandre O. Philippe (Memory: The Origins of Alien) is a Swiss film director whose earlier works include documentaries about well known film classics, such as ’78/52’ (2017) that explored the iconic shower scene in Hitchcock’s ‘Psycho’. In ‘Memory: The Origins of Alien’ he tells the story of the Ridley Scott classic. Philippe is in Copenhagen from March 24th until March 30th.

Frédéric Tcheng (Halston) is a French filmmaker who made his breakthrough with the documentary ‘Dior and I’ (2014). Now he has made yet another fashion film. ‘Halston’ is about the American fashion icon by the same name. Tcheng is in Copenhagen from March 22nd to March 30th.

Valerie Rosier (Holy Tour) is a Belgian director and screenwriter, known for her award-winning short ‘Good Night’ (2008) and ‘Sundays’ (2011). Rosier visits Copenhagen with the Tour de France appetizer ‘Holy Tour’ from March 23rd to March 26th.

Méryl Fortunat-Rossi (Holy Tour) is a French director who has won awards for her shorts L’ours noir’ (2015) and ‘Mauvaise lune’ (2011). Fortunat-Rossi visits Copenhagen with the Tour de France appetizer ‘Holy Tour’ from March 23rd to March 25th.

Emil Trier (The Other Munch) is a Norwegian director and writer, and brother to Joachim Trier with whom he created ‘The Other Munch’. Both brothers will visit Copenhagen in company with Karl Ove Knausgård between March 25th and March 26th.

Joachim Trier (The Other Munch) is a Norwegian director who made his international breakthrough with the critically acclaimed feature ‘Oslo, August 31st’ (2011). Since then he has directed the features ‘Louder than Bombs’ (2015) and ‘Thelma’ (2017). Together with his brother, Emil Trier, he’s created ‘The Other Munch’. Both brothers will visit Copenhagen in company with Karl Ove Knausgård between March 25th and March 26th.

Michael Lei (A Taste of Sky) is a director and a cinematographer. His earlier works include a series of critically acclaimed music videos and the short documentary ‘Catch A Monster’ (2016), that takes place in Bolivia, just like ‘A Taste of Sky’. ‘A Taste of Sky’ centers around chef Claus Meyer’s gastronomical ambitions for Bolivian cuisine, and gets its world premiere at CPH:DOX. Lei and Claus Meyer will be in Copenhagen between March 21st and March 24th.

Elizabeth Sankey (Romantic Comedy) is a British director, composer and actress. She is the composer behind the film ‘Beyond Clueless’ (2015) and ‘Romantic Comedy’ marks her directorial debut. The film is created by snippets from romantic comedies. Sankey is in Copenhagen between March 21st and March 23rd.

Penny Lane (Hail Satan?) is an award-winning American documentarist and producer. With the found footage film ‘Our Nixon’ and the animated ‘Nuts’ she has revealed herself to be one of the most radical and unexpected contemporary documentarists. Now she’s coming to CPH:DOX with the activist and strongly entertaining ‘Hail Satan?’. Lane will be in Copenhagen from March 22nd to March 27th.

Nicolás Lasnibat (The Invented Biography) is a Chilean director educated and working in France. He has created several award-winning shorts: ‘Treinta Anos’ (2006) and ‘A New Dance’ (2010) among others. Lasnibat is in Copenhagen between March 21st and March 23rd.

Liza Mandelup (Jawline) is an American director and cinematographer. In 2018 she was named ‘one of the 25 New Faces of Independent Cinema’ by Filmmaker Magazine. She has directed a wide array of commercials for brands like Adidas and Chanel. ‘Jawline’ marks her first long documentary. Mandelup will be in Copenhagen between March 22nd and March 27th.

Adele Tulli (Normal) is a director and actress, known for the films ‘365 Without 377’ and ‘Rebel Menopause’. Her films explore themes like gender and sexuality. She also teaches at University of Sussex. Tulli will be in Copenhagen between March 21st and March 23rd.

David Dietl (Berlin Bouncer) is an American director based in Berlin. He has worked with both documentaries, feature films and commercials. His filmography counts ‘GG 19’ (2007) and ‘König von Deutschland’ (2003) among others. Dietl is in Copenhagen between March 21st and March 23rd.

Pablo Briones (Baracoa) is an Argentinian director, editor and cinematographer based in Switzerland. He has directed a number of documentary shorts, such as ‘A Barca’ (2015) and ‘A Beira de Lisboa’ (2013). Briones is in Copenhagen with the dreamy, beautiful Cuban summer tale ‘Baracoa’ between March 28th and March 30th.

Alex Winter (Trust Machine: The Story of Blockchain) is a British-American director, screenwriter and actor. He has won awards for ‘Deep Web’ (2015) and is now coming to CPH:DOX with two extremely topical films: ‘Trust Machine: The Story of Blockchain’ and ‘The Panama Papers’. Winter is in Copenhagen between March 25th and March 27th.

 

Artist & Auteurs

Victor Kossakovsky (Aquarela) is an internationally renowned Russian filmmaker who has won several awards for his films ’Tishe!’ (2003) and ‘¡Vivan las antípodas!’ (2011). Kossakovsky is coming to Copenhagen between March 24th and March 28th.

Yolande Zauberman (M) is a French director and screenwriter. She has won great recognition for her debut ‘Classified People’ (1988) and most recently, ‘M’, that won the Jury Prize at Locarno Film Festival. Zauberman is in Copenhagen between March 28th and March 30th.

Malena Szlam (Altiplano) is a Chilean artist-filmmaker working in the field between cinema, installation and performance art. Her works explore the relationship between the natural world, perception, and intuitive processes and has been exhibited at noteworthy festivals, such as Toronto, Rotterdam and New York, and museums, like Danish Louisiana Museum of Modern Art. Sziam is in Copenhagen between March 20th and March 25th.

Anna Eborn (Transnistra) is a Swedish director known for the award-winning ‘Pine Ridge’ (2013), ‘Lida’ (2017) and ‘Epifanía’ (2016). Between March 22nd and March 26th Eborn is in Copenhagen with her beautiful teen movie from a forgotten corner of the world.

 

Danish:DOX

Carl Olsson (Pantrimonium) is a Swedish director based in Copenhagen. He graduated from The National Film School of Denmark in 2013. Olsson lovingly explores the oddities in our social systems and cultures.

Katrine W. Kjær  (Amys vilje + Run Like a Girl) is a Danish multimedia designer, and since 1999 she has been working with documentary and primetime television. Her two new films ‘Amys vilje’ and ‘Run Like a Girl’ gets their world premiere at CPH:DOX.

Omar Shargawi (Western Arabs) is a Danish director known for ‘Ma salama Jamil’ and ‘Al Medina’. His films have won recognition at acnowledge festivals such as Nordisk Panorama, Rotterdam and Dubai.

Eva Mulvad (A Cherry Tale) is a Danish director. ‘Enemies of Happiness’ (2006) marked her international breakthrough and was screened at IDFA and Sundance. She won the award for best documentary in Karlovy Vary with ‘The Good Life’ (2010). ‘A Modern Man’ premiered at CPH:DOX in 2017 and now Mulvad is back with the world premiere of ‘A Cherry Talet’.

Andreas Johnsen (Alexander Tovborg – Troens Ridder) is a director, producer and the owner of production company Rosforth. Johnsen made his international breakthrough with ‘Ai Weiwei – The Fake Case’ (2013), and won a Bodil for best Danish documentary. ‘Alexander Tovborg – Troens Ridder’ gets its world premiere at CPH:DOX.

Kristian Nordentoft (Gadejørgen) is a Danish artist, rebel, director, animator and musician. He graduated as an animation and game director from the National Film School of Denmark, and now he comes to CPH:DOX with ‘Gadejørgen’ presented live at Aveny-T.

Mette Korsgaard (The Irresistible Man) is a Danish award-winning filmmaker with more than 20 years of experience producing documentaries, both for DRTV and independently as a director and producer. Her personal, entertaining and critical film on gender equality – or lack thereof – gets its world premiere at CPH:DOX.

 

Fiction for Real

Mia Engberg (Lucky One). The Swedish director made the documentary ‘Belleville, Paris’ (2013) about an old relationship with criminal Parisian Vincent. Now she uses the old recordings in a new, independent follow-up: the autofictional meta tale ‘Lucky One’. Engberg is in Copenhagen between March 27th and March 30th.

Anna Odell (X&Y) is a Swedish artist and director, who made her breakthrough with Guldbagger award-winning ‘The Reunion’. Her new hybrid film ‘X&Y’ stars herself, Mikael Persbrandt, Trine Dyrholm, Thure Lindhardt and Jens Albinus and gets its premiere on CPH:DOX, screening every day during the festival. Odell is in Copenhagen between March 20th and March 22nd.

Andrew Hevia (Leave the Bus Through the Broken Window) is a Cuban American filmmaker from Miami with a master’s degree in Media Entrepreneurship from the Gabelli School of Business at Fordham University. He co-produced Oscar winner ‘Moonlight’ and his ‘Leave the Bus Through the Broken Window’ premieres internationally at CPH:DOX. Hevia is in Copenhagen between March 29th and March 31st.

Ulaa Salim (Sons of Denmark) is a Danish director and screenwriter, graduated from the  National Film School of Denmark in 2017 with the Robert nominee ‘Fædreland’.’Sons of Denmark’ (2019) is Salim’s feature debut as both director and screenwriter.

Matthew Heineman (A Private War) is an American Oscar nominee and Emmy winning filmmaker who has been named ‘one of the most talented and exciting documentary filmmakers working today’. His works include ‘Cartel Land’ (2015) and City of Ghosts’ (2017). ‘A Private War’ about the war correspondent Marie Colvin is Heineman’s first fiction feature film. Heineman is in Copenhagen between March 20th and March 22nd.

Jennifer Fox (The Tale) is an American film producer, director and cinematographer, and won international recognition and the Jury Prize at Sundance with her very first documentary ‘Beirut: The Last Home Movie’ (1987). Emmy nominee ‘The Tale’ is her first feature film based on her own experience with sexual assault as a teenager. Laura Dern plays Jennifer Fox in the film. Fox is in Copenhagen between March 22nd and March 24th.

Johannes Nyholm (Koko-di Koko-da) is a Swedish video artist and director who has won great recognition and many fans for his animated music videos and series. Nyholm marked his debut feature with ‘The Giant’ (2016) and his new feature ‘Koko-di Koko-da’ had its world premiere at Sundance this year. Nyholm is in Copenhagen between March 22nd and March 24th.

Mathias Broe (the hOpening) is a Danish director from the alternative film school Super16. ‘the hOpening’ is a narrative music video about family, loss and grief with music by Lennart Ginman. The film has its world premiere at CPH:DOX.

Soudade Kaadan (The Day I Lost My Shadow) is a Syrian filmmaker, born in France in 1979. She directed and produced documentary films for Al Jazeera Documentary Channel, UNDP and UNICEF. ‘The Day I Lost My Shadow’ (2018) is her first feature fiction film and was selected for the Venice and Toronto film festivals, winning Best Debut in Venice. Kaadan is in Copenhagen from March 23rd to March 30th.

Ognjen Glavonic (The Load) was born in Yugoslavia and was graduated in filmmaking from the University of Belgrade. During his studies he made three short films that were shown at more than 50 international festivals, winning several awards. ‘The Load’ is his first fiction feature, it portrays the social consequences of the war in Kosovo and has won numerous awards since its premiere at Cannes. Glavonic is in Copenhagen between March 28th and March 30th.

 

SOUND & VISION

Thom Zimny (The Gift: The Journey of Johnny Cash) is an American filmmaker known for music documentary ‘Elvis Presley: The Searcher’ and a long line of works on Bruce Springsteen. He edited the iconic HBO series ‘The Wire’ and won a Primetime Emmy for it in 2001. ‘The Gift: The Journey of Johnny Cash’ gets its international premiere at CPH:DOX. Zimmy is in Copenhagen between March 25th and March 30th.

Jawad Sharif (Indus Blues) is an award-winning Pakistani filmmaker. He has worked on a number of social and cultural projects centered around human rights and social injustice, and his first feature film ‘K2 & The Invisible Footmen’ won awards at several international film festivals. Sharif is in Copenhagen between March 19th and March 22nd.

Sophie Huber (Blue Note Records: Beyond the Notes) is a Swiss director and actress, known for ‘After Effect’ (2007), ‘Harry Dean Stanton: Partly Fiction’ (2012) and now the smooth, jazzy ‘Blue Note Records: Beyond the Notes’. Huber is in Copenhagen between March 20th and March 22nd.

Søren Frederiksen (Fribytterdrømmen) is a Danish director, debuting at just 20 years old with ‘Fribytterdrømmen’ about the band Fribytterdrømme. The film has its world premiere at CPH:DOX.

Jacob Frössén (The Heart is a Drum) is a Swedish director known for ‘En film om Olle Ljungström (2009)’, ‘Henric de la Cour’ (2013) og ‘Sara-Vide Ericson’ (2014). ‘The Heart is a Drum’ about the motorics of the drum beat gets its international premiere at CPH:DOX. Frössén is in Copenhagen between March 20th and March 22nd.

Seamus Murphy (A Dog Called Money) is a film director and wartime photographer known for the film ‘A Darkness Visible: Afghanistan’ (2011). He has worked with PH Harvey during the making of the album ‘Let England Shake’ (2011). Murphy is in Copenhagen between March 22nd and March 25th.

Tyler Q Rosen (Doin’ My Drugs’) is an American producer and director with his own production company Whalefilm. ‘Doin’ My Drugs’ about Danish Thomas Buttensch’n in Zambia is his first feature length documentary, and it gets its world premiere at CPH:DOX. Rosen is in Copenhagen between March 23rd and March 25th.

Troels Jensen (Gunga Sain) is a Danish director coming to CPH:DOX with his short ‘Gunga Sein’ about a deaf drummer from Pakistan.

Mike Christie (New Order: Decades) is an award-winning British TV and film director with a diverse and extensive body of work including documentaries for broadcasters BBC, Channel 4, Sky and Discovery. ‘New Order: Decades’ gets its international premiere at CPH:DOX. Christie is in Copenhagen between March 22nd and March 24th.

 

Science

Pernille Rose Grønkjær (Hunting for Hedonia) is a Danish documentarist who got her international breakthrough with the film ‘The Monastery’ that also won the main award at IDFA. ‘Hunting for Hedonia’ portrays the controversial psychiatric therapy method ‘deep brain stimulation’ and is an adaption of a book by Lone Frank. The film gets its world premiere at CPH:DOX.

Jeppe Rønde (Almost Human) is a Danish director. In 2003 he directed his first feature length documentary, the award-winning ‘Jerusalem My Love’ (2003). Since then, Rønde has been behind ‘The Swenkas’ (2005) and the fiction feature debut ‘Bridgend’ (2015) that opened the feature film festival CPH PIX. His visionary science essay ‘Almost Human’ gets its world premiere at CPH:DOX.

Adam Bolt (Human Nature) is an American filmmaker, editor and screenwriter. He has worked on several award-winning documentaries, such as ‘Inside Job’ (2010) and ‘Years of Living Dangerously’ (2014). ‘Human Nature’ is his directorial debut about the genetic super tool CRISPR. Bolt is in Copenhagen between March 22nd and March 27th.

Timothy Wheeler (Chasing Einstein) is an Emmy-nominated cinematographer and documentarist. Wheeler received his master’s at the UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism and works with diverse clients producing content for Discovery, Animal Planet, PBS, The New York Times Co., and truTV. ‘Chasing Einstein’ gets its world premiere at CPH:DOX. Wheeler is in Copenhagen between March 21 and March 27.

Steve Brown (Chasing Einstein) is the director of the media corporation Ignite Channel and has produced films about art, innovation and culture. His first feature length documentary ‘Spark: A Burning Man Story’ (2013) premiered at SXSW. Since then he has produced the documentary ‘Poached’ (2015), directed by Timothy Wheeler. Together they present the world premiere of ‘Chasing Einstein’ at CPH:DOX. Brown is in Copenhagen between March 21st and March 26th.

Alfred Birkegaard (The Open Window) is a scientific researcher from Roskilde University. In collaboration with Novozymes he has explored how new technology is able to change and realize collaborative cultures that use the internet in order to create organizational structures based on knowledge and networking. ‘The Open Window’ centers around the importance of the internet for two young girls from a poor neighborhood in Delhi, and it has its world premiere at CPH:DOX.

Will Sloan (The Open Window) is an American entrepreneur, journalist and filmmaker. Together with Alfred Birkegaard and Daniel Oxenhandler he has created ‘The Open Window’ about the importance of the internet for two poor girls from Delhi. The film has its world premiere at CPH:DOX.

Maartje Nevejan (Are You There?) is an award-winning, Amsterdam-based independent filmmaker with a background in theatre and multimedia. Her works investigate and express the raw beauty of reality. Her latest film ‘Are you there?’ chronicles epilepsy in a most poetic manner and has its world premiere at CPH:DOX. Nevejan is in Copenhagen between March 25th and March 28th.

 

Europe

Vitaly Mansky (Putin’s Witnesses) from Russia is one of the most influential directors in Eastern Europe, known for his film ‘Under The Sun’ about life in Northern Korea. In ‘Putin’s Witnesses’ he has followed Putin on his way to the top right around the millennium. Mansky is in Copenhagen between March 22nd and March 25th.

Alison Klayman (The Brink) is an award-winning American director, known especially for the prizewinning ‘Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry’ that premiered in Denmark. Now she’s back with ‘The Brink’ about Donald Trump’s former advisor, Steve Bannon. Klayman is in Copenhagen between March 22nd and March 25th.

Eszter Hajdu (Hungary 2018) is a Hungarian journalist and filmmaker. She has directed the award-winning ‘Judgement in Hungary’, and now she’s back with a new film about Hungary and the right-wing populism. Hajdu is in Copenhagen between March 25th and March 30th together with former Hungarian prime minister (March 25th to March 26th).

Rohan Kalyan (Badiou) is a documentarist and professor of International Studies from Virginia Commonwealth University. He is coming to CPH:DOX with ‘Badiou’, a film about the French philosopher of the same name. Kalyan is in Copenhagen between March 21st and March 25th.

Gorav Kalyan (Badiou) is an American director, graduated from California Institute of the Arts and known for his work on films such as ‘Good Morning’ (2009), ‘Aurora Notte’ (2013) and ‘Perverted Virtue’ (2014). Together with his brother Rohan, he has created ‘Badiou’. Kalyan is in Copenhagen between March 23rd and March 27th.

 

Change

Alex Winter (The Panama Papers) is a British American director, screenwriter and actor. He has won awards for ‘Deep Web’ (2015) and is coming to CPH:DOX with two hyper current films. Winter is in Copenhagen between March 25th and March 27th.

Arthur Pratt (Survivors) is a director and producer from Sierra Leone. His earlier works include shorts and tv documentaries, and he co-owns and co-founded WeOwnTV in Freetown Media Center, supporting local productions, career advice and media education. Pratt is in Copenhagen between March 24th and March 27th.

Nanfu Wang (One Child Nation) is a Chinese director based in New York. Her debut ‘Hooligan Sparrow’ (2016) competed and won awards on a wide variety of international film festivals.  ‘One Child Nation’ won the main award at this year’s Sundance and gets its international premiere at CPH:DOX. Wang is in Copenhagen between March 25th and March 27th.

Marwa Zein (Khartoum Offside) is a Sudanese Egyptian filmmaker born in Mecca, Saudi Arabia. She lived and studied in Cairo and is also an alumni from the National Film School of Denmark. She owns the production company ORE. ‘Khartoum Offside’ is her first feature length documentary. Zein is in Denmark between March 22nd and March 30th.

 

Justice

Henry Singer (The Trial of Ratko Mladic) is an American director and producer known for the award winning  ‘9/11 The Falling Man’ (2006) and ‘The Blood of The Rose’ (2009). Singer is in Copenhagen between March 20th and March 23rd.

Charles Ferguson (Watergate) is an American director and producer known for films such as the Oscar winning ‘Inside Job’ (2010), Oscar nominee ‘No End in Sight’ (2007) and most recently, the ultimate review of Watergate. Ferguson is in Copenhagen between March 23rd and March 27th.

Jonas Bruun Nielsen (Humanity on Trial) is a Danish director and producer. He has produced the film ‘A Year of Hope’. ‘Humanity on Trial’, his first long documentary, has its world premiere at CPH:DOX.

Rachel Leah Jones (Advocate) is a producer and director from the US, but grew up in Tel Aviv. Her socially and politically committed documentaries focus especially on Israel and Palestine. Jones is in Copenhagen between March 23rd and March 26th.

Philippe Bellaïche (Advocate) is an award-winning French cinematographer. His film credits include Avi Mograbi’s ‘Between Fences’ (2016), Arnon Goldfinger’s ‘The Flat’ (2012), and Shimon Dotan’s ‘The Settlers ‘(2016 Sundance Film Festival). ‘Advocate’ is his directorial debut in collaboration with Rachel Leah Jones. Bellaïche is in Copenhagen between March 23rd and March 26th.

Nanna Katrine Hansen (Cast Away Souls) is a Danish director known for the documentary ‘Bonya Wangoko’ (2013) and the short ‘Bulb’ (2010). Her ‘Cast Away Souls’ gets its world premiere at CPH:DOX.

Markus Fiedler (Cast Away Souls) is a German filmmaker known for ‘Die dunkle Seite der Wikipedia’ (2015) and ‘Zensur – die organisierte Manipulation der Wikipedia und anderer Medien’ (2017). ‘Cast Away Souls’ gets its world premiere at CPH:DOX.

 

Special Screenings

Frédéric Tcheng (Halston) is a French filmmaker who marked his international breakthrough with the documentary ’Dior and I’ (2014). He is coming to CPH:DOX with the international premiere of his new film about fashion icon ‘Halston’. Tcheng is in Copenhagen between March 22nd and March 30th.

Alina Rudnitskaya (School of Seduction) is a Russian director, producer and two time winner of The Lavr Russian National Award and The White Elephant Award from Russian Guild of Film Critics. Her new Danish produced film gets its world premiere at CPH:DOX. Rudnitskaya is in Copenhagen between March 22nd and March 26th.

Clayton Vomero (Zona) is an American artist and filmmaker working in film, photography, music and text, exploring themes of isolation, spirituality, loss and memory. His first feature length film is ‘Zona’, that gets its world premiere at CPH:DOX. Vomero is in Copenhagen between March 25th and March 30th.

John Walker (Assholes: A Theory) is an internationally recognized Canadian director and cinematographer. He is known for ‘Pessage’ (2008) and ‘Men of Deeps’ (2003). The straightforward ‘Assholes: A Theory’, a filmatization of psychologist Aaron James’ bestseller, gets its world premiere at CPH:DOX. Walker is in Copenhagen between March 20th and March 31st.

Fredrik Wenzel (Charismatic Megafauna) is a Swedish cinematographer and director. He has shot Ruben Östlund’s Palme d’Or winner ‘The Square’ (2017) and ‘Force Majeure’ (2014). He has directed the documentary ‘Broder Daniel Forever’ (2014), ‘Man tänker sitt’ (2009) and ‘As We’re Told’ (2017). ‘Charismatic Megafauna’ gets its world premiere at CPH:DOX. Wenzel is in Copenhagen between March 27th and March 29th.

Jesper Kurlandsky (Charismatic Megafauna) is a Swedish director, producer and cinematographer. He has produced ‘Apan’ (2009) and shot ‘A Hole in my Hear’ (2004). ‘Charismatic Megafauna’ gets its world premiere at CPH:DOX. Kurlandsky is in Copenhagen between March 27th and March 29th.

Jean-Michel Vecchiet (Peter Lindbergh – Women’s Stories) is a French director known for  ‘Basquiat, Une Vie’ (2010), ‘Andy Warhol: Life and Death’ (2005) and ‘Iran: The Hundred Year War’ (2009). ‘Peter Lindbergh – Women’s Stories’ gets its international premiere at CPH:DOX. Vecchiet is in Copenhagen between March 27th and March 29th.

Dan Reed (Leaving Neverland) is a British director known for a series of documentaries, including ‘The Valley’ (2000), ‘Terror in Mumbai’ (2009) and most recently, the perhaps most heavily debated documentary ‘Leaving Neverland’ (2019). Reed is in Copenhagen between March 22nd and March 24th.

 

Inter:Active

Ane Skak (The Leap – Inside Architect Dorte Mandrup’s Mind), Denmark, explores cinematic storytelling in virtual reality. She worked with VR at Danmarks Radio before creating her own production company in 2018, Immersive Stories. ‘The Leap – Inside Architect Dorte Mandrup’s Mind’ has its world premiere at CPH:DOX.

Eliza McNitt (Spheres + Fistful of Stars) is an American immersive filmmaker. In 2018 she won The VR Grand Prize at Venice Film Festival for ‘Spheres’, an immersive virtual reality journey through the songs of the universe. Immerse yourself in both ‘Spheres’ and ‘Fistful of Stars’ at CPH:DOX. McNitt is in Copenhagen between March 23rd and March 27th.

Uri Kranot + Michelle Kranot (Songbird), Denmark. Uri is a filmmaker specializing in animated documentary and animated VR, founder and teacher at AniDox Lab. Michelle is a filmmaker, artist and the director of AniDox Lab. Together with American Lucy Greenwell, they have created the VR installation ‘Songbird’.

Shezad Dawood (Leviathan) is a British artist working with film, painting, neon, sculpture, words and VR in stories of past, present and future. The maritime work ‘Leviathan’ gets its world premiere at CPH:DOX. Dawood is in Copenhagen from March 25th to March 27th.

Harmke Heezen + Mike Robbins (The Master’s Vision) are Berlin based directors and producers with their own creative studio for documentaries, VR, AR and interactive content, High Road Stories. Together they created ‘The Master’s Vision’, which is world premiering at CPH:DOX. Heezen and Robbins are in Copenhagen from March 25th to March 28th.

Diana Schniedermeier (Das Totale Tanz Theater + Das Totale Tanz Theater 360), is the CEO of the Interactive Media Foundation. With a background in advising, designing and producing digital media products, she focuses on merging the digital with the analogue in her work.