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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.


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