Born 1953, Copenhagen.
Educated sounddesigner, Danish National Filmschool, 1982.
Iben started in 1996 directing documentaries beside doing sounddesign. Since her documentary Two Women on a Riverboat 1996, Iben has been focusing more on the directing and on documentaries. In 2001 she did My own Motorhorse and in 2006 Sound on Life which won a Robert for best short documentary i 2007.
Hello my name is Lesbian is Iben’s last production, a film that has screened more than 25 festivals all over the world, and won the Audience Award at CGLFF, 2009 in Copenhagen.
My Love - The Story of Poul and Mai (Orig.) / 2012 / Denmark / 64 min
Poul is a fisherman - one of the last pound net fishermen in Denmark. A few years ago he experienced a profound crisis. He felt he faced a cruel choice: come out as gay or take his own life. From the ruins of his old life a whole new life emerged. At the age of 62 Poul found the love of his life. His name is Mai and he comes from Thailand...