Thomas A. Østbye (Norway)

Thomas A. Østbye is a distinctive voice among Norwegian directors. He’s known to combine artistic reflections on the documentary genre with contemporary political dilemmas. He made his mark with formally challenging documentaries like Imagining Emanuel, HUMAN, and In your dreams, which received a dozen art and film awards, bought by the Arts Council Norway, and screened at venues ranging from the National Broadcasting to the Museum of Modern Art NY. Østbye also makes art installations, photography, interactive film, and runs the production company PlymSerafin.

Filmography

  • Shaping Up
    2004
  • Drømme kan du gjøre senere / In Your Dreams
    2005
  • 6 Forestillinger om frihet / 6 Conceptions of Freedom
    2006
  • Slør / Veil
    2007
  • Human
    2009
  • Imagining Emanuel
    2011
  • Take #2
    2012
  • Out Of Norway
    2014
  • Things
    2015

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