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Jacob Dammas

Jacob Dammas

Poland

Biography

Jacob Dammas was born and raised in Copenhagen as the son of Polish-Jewish refugees of the March 1968 disturbances. He is a graduate of the documentary program at The Andrzej Wajda School of Film Directing in Warszawa. He has also completed a M.A. in Communication Studies at Roskilde University, after having spent several semesters at Ryerson Polytechnic University (Toronto), at Concordia University (Montreal) studying documentary film history and propaganda, and at Humboldt University in Berlin, studying media sociology.

Filmography:

Simonstilstand (11´, Denmark, 2005)
Kredens (26´, Denmark, Poland, 2007)
Pomeranian Illusions / Pommersche Illusionen / Pomorskie iluzje (Poland, Germany, Denmark, 2012)

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Kredens

Kredens (Orig.) / 2007 / Denmark, Poland / 26 min

In the late 1960’s, four strong men from a local bar in Wroclaw in southwest Poland carried a 150 kg heavy German-made "credenza" from one side of the Zgodna street to the other. Then it disappeared.

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