// Your online documentary cinema //

10 Years of Discovering the Best Documentaries for You



Pernille Grønkjær

Pernille Rose Grønkjær

Denmark

Biography

Pernille Rose Grønkjær was born in 1973 in Denmark. She graduated from the National Danish Film School in 1997. She is the director of various documentary films for the screen and for television including Min morfar forfra, Repeating Grandpa (selected for Input 2002 at Rotterdam), and The Monastery: Mr. Vig and the Nun, winner of the Joris Ivens competition at IDFA 2006. "Method acting is when actors "live" the part od the character they are going to "portray". Sometimes in documentary I get the same feeling: Living and breathing the main characters. "Method Doc" is a perfect expression for this. Spending so much time with your characters you become a natural part of their world,...“ she says about her working method.


Filmography:

Those Were the Days (52´, Denmark, 1998)
Min morfar forfra/ Repeating Grandpa (28´, Denmark, 2001)
TV-Glad (8x30´, Denmark, 2003)
Det komplicerede familieliv (4x28´, Denmark, 2003)
Modepatruljen (20x25´, Denmark, 2004)
The Monastery: Mr. Vig and the Nun (84´, Denmark, 2006)
Love Addict (87', Denmark, 2011)
The House Inside Her (Denmark, 2011)

Monastery 01

The Monastery: Mr. Vig and the Nun

The Monastery: Mr. Vig and the Nun (Orig.) / 2006 / Denmark / 84 min

The Monastery is the story about the 82 year old bachelor Mr. Vig - who has never known love - and Sister Amvrosija, a young Russian nun who by chance or destiny, becomes part of his life.

Detail…



News

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.

Read more…

- 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.

Read more…

- 8.8.2016 -

Doc Alliance Selection Award 2016: Fresh Documentary Talents at the Upcoming Ninth DAS Awards

Doc Alliance Selection Award 2016: Fresh Documentary Talents at the Upcoming Ninth DAS Awards

Ever since 2008, Doc Alliance has been organising an international award intended especially for first-time directors. The Doc Alliance Selection Award helps up-and-coming filmmaking talents to put their name on the documentary map, providing a prize of EUR 5,000 to support their future projects. In 2016, Doc Alliance again nominated 7 outstanding films that will be vying for the 9th annual Doc Alliance Selection Award. The name of the winning title will be announced on August 7, 2016 during an official ceremony at the Locarno International Film Festival.

Read more…

- 13.6.2016 -

More news…