Max Kestner (Denmark)

Max Kestner was born 1969. He graduated from the National Film School of Denmark in 1997. He than worked for DR TV, where he made Partiet/The Party (2000) and Supergeil (1997-1998). His film Rejsen på ophavet/Max by chance (2004) was chosen for First Appearance at IDFA Amsterdam and received a GulDok for Best Short Documentary at CPH:DOX, 2004. His next film Verden i Danmark/The World in Denmark (2007) received a Danish Robert for Best Short Film. Besides his filmmaking activities he also works as a lecturer at the National Film School of Denmark.

Filmography

  • Homo sapiens
    1997
  • Nede på Jorden / Blue Collar White Christmas
    2002
  • Rejsen på ophavet/ Max by Chance
    2004
  • Verden i Danmark / The World in Denmark
    2007
  • Desmåskrig
    2007
  • Næste gang bliver vi fugle
    2009
  • Drømme I København / Dreams in Copenhagen
    2009
  • Jennis storesøster
    2012
  • Identitetstyveriet
    2012
  • Amateurs in Space
    2016
  • QEDA
    2017

Doc Alliance Members

Doc Alliance is a creative partnership of 7 key European documentary film festivals. Our aim is to advance the documentary genre, support its diversity and promote quality creative documentary films.