Jon Bang Carlsen (Denmark)

Jon Bang Carlsen (b. 1950, Vedbak, Denmark), film director, graduated in 1976 from the Danish Film School. He has written and directed over 30 documentaries and feature films. The distinctive style of Carlsen’s documentaries lies in his emphasis on the visual symbolism of the depicted theme, with which he enhances his stylised portraits of people on the edge and their compelling life stories. His films have won a number of prizes, including festival awards from Chicago, Odense and Tampere. KVIFF

Filmography

  • Hvid mands sæd
    1975
  • Dejlig er den himmel blå
    1975
  • En fisker i Hanstholm
    1977
  • Jenny
    1977
  • En rig mand
    1979
  • Næste stop paradis
    1980
  • Hotel of the Stars
    1981
  • Fugl Fønix
    1984
  • Ofelia kommer til byen
    1985
  • Før gæsterne kommer
    1986
  • Time Out
    1988
  • Baby Doll
    1988
  • Og solen går gyngende ned
    1991
  • Blændet
    1992
  • Livet vil leves... breve fra en mor
    1993
  • Carmen & Babyface
    1995
  • Min Irske Dagbog
    1996
  • It's Now or Never
    1996
  • Through Irish Eyes
    1998
  • My African Diary
    1999
  • Addicted to Solitude
    1999
  • Portrait of God
    2002
  • En gammel bamses fortælling
    2004
  • Blinde engle / Blinded Angels
    2007
  • Purity Beats Everything
    2007
  • In the Name of Love
    2012
  • Just the Right Amount of Violence
    2013
  • Cats in Riga
    2014

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