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Masterclass: Documentaries The Danish Way

Saturday April 27, 12:30 pm

SIFF Uptown 2
511 Queen Anne Avenue North

Presented by Station Next, Denmark & Scan|Design Foundation
Masterclass by Pernille Rose Grønkjær

Danish documentary films are winning awards the world over for their unique artistic storytelling. In this masterclass award winning documentary director Pernille Rose Grønkjær will dive into why that is. Based on her own work and the work of other great Danish directors. This masterclass will cover insights into cinematic vision, the crucial personal motive to make a film, universal and international understanding and the funny, eye opening and surprising experience of the process of making great documentary films!

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Pernille Rose Grønkjær

Acclaimed documentary director Pernille Rose Grønkjær graduated from the National Film School of Denmark in 1997 and has earned many awards and much recognition for her documentary films and television productions over the past 15 years. Her international feature length documentary ‘THE MONASTERY – Mr. Vig and the Nun’ won the Joris Ivens Award which is considered the worlds most important documentary award. With 11 awards and more than 70 festivals the world over THE MONESTARY has become an important milestone in the strong international brand that Danish documentary is today and established Grønkjær as a storyteller with a universal language and a cinematic vision. Her latest feature length documentary LOVE ADDICT opened at great reviews in 2011 and the press wrote: “Stunning and masterfull”.

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