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Ada Bligaard Soby

Ada Bligaard Søby

Denmark

Biography

Ada Bligaard Søby was born 1975 in Denmark. She studied School of Visual Arts in New York and Fatamorgana, the Danish School of Art Photography. She is also a member of the alternative film school Super16.
Her documentary Rome, NY was selected for Rotterdam International Film Festival and New York Video Festival. The documentary American Losers was selected for competition at Nordic Panorama and CPH:DOX.


Filmography:

American Losers (59´, Denmark, 2006)
Meet Me in Berlin (Denmark, 2007)
She´s Lost Control (Denmark, 2008)
Black Heart (23´, Denmark, 2008)
Complaints Choir (56´, Denmark/Finland/USA/Singapore, 2009)
De nøgne fra Sankt Petersborg (22', Denmark/Russia, 2010)
Petey & Ginger (60', Denmark/USA, 2012)

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Black Heart

Titlen (Orig.) / 2008 / Denmark / 23 min

“Black Heart” is a film about aftermath. It follows three New Yorkers, each struggling with the process of loss. The forth character is New York, as it pulls itself together after the 9/11 tragedy and the scar that has remained.

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Master Chen lives on 88 Lucky Street

Master Chen lives on 88 Lucky Street (Orig.) / 2010 / Denmark / 20 min

Master Chen has never seen his wife, his daughter, or the skyscrapers that surround his home in the middle of Shanghai...

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PETEY & GINGER - A TESTAMENT TO THE AWESOMENESS OF MANKIND

PETEY & GINGER - A TESTAMENT TO THE AWESOMENESS OF MANKIND (Orig.) / 2012 / Denmark / 58 min

When the global economy collapses the only true victors are those that weren't invited to the boom. Petey plays in a band and works in a pornography warehouse, packing and shipping sex paraphernalia to customers all over the world.

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News

Visegrad? Where the hell is that?

Visegrad? Where the hell is that?

With this daring motto, playfully ironic visual design and primarily interesting film selection, Visegrad Film Festival presented its programme in Cork, Ireland. How was it, where does it go and why is it actually held in Ireland?

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- 26.9.2016 -

A Showcase of Asian Documentary Film Jewels? TIDF!

A Showcase of Asian Documentary Film Jewels? TIDF!

The interest in all things Asian is growing faster than capital markets in the global world. That goes for documentary films as well. The contemporary production of Asian documentary filmmakers is regularly presented by Taiwan International Documentary Festival.

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- 12.9.2016 -

Gulîstan, Land of Roses Wins Prestigious Doc Alliance Selection Award at Locarno IFF

Gulîstan, Land of Roses Wins Prestigious Doc Alliance Selection Award at Locarno IFF

On Sunday, August 7, young director Zaynê Akyol became the 9th winner of the unique Doc Alliance Selection Award that is awarded since 2008 by the international Doc Alliance platform. The Kurdish director based in Canada received the award during an award ceremony at Locarno IFF. Along with the award, the filmmaker also received financial support of 5.000 euro for her future film.

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- 8.8.2016 -

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