Roos Award goes to Anne Regitze Wivel

Press
release07.11.2003
Filmmaker Anne Regitze
Wivel will receive the Roos Award 2003 at the kick-off ceremony for
CPH:DOX, the Copenhagen International Documentary Film Festival, this
evening, Friday 7 November.
Anne Regitze Wivel -
well known in Scandinavia - has made a significant contribution to
documentary filmmaking in Denmark and throughout her work has demonstrated
originality, talent, and vision.
Her films include the
feature length documentary: "Søren Kierkegaard" (1994), "Giselle" (1991),
which received the Prix Italia in Rome and the Silver Medal at Dance on
Camera, New York; and "David or Goliath" (1989), recipient of the Nordic
Film Prize, Göteborg and Prix Special (Frederick Wiseman), Brussels.

Born in 1945, Anne
Regitze Wivel is a graduate of the Royal Danish Academy of Art, 1977, and
a graduate in film directing from the National Film School of
Denmark,1980. In 2000 Anne Regitze Wivel founded the documentary film
company Baroq Film, who is producing her new feature length film "Faces"
(working title). A film about Greenland, shot in the course of a year. The
film describes people and events in a country where conditions are
demanding.
The Roos Award was
established in 1995 and is presented by the Danish Film Institute. The
Award includes a DKK. 25.000 cash prize. Recipients of previous awards
includes among others: Jørgen Roos, Jørgen Leth, Sami Saif, Phie Ambo,
Janus Billeskov Jansen, Jon Bang Carlsen, and Jesper Jargil.
For further
information:
Danish Film
InstituteAgnete Dorph Stjernfelt, + 45 33 74 35 05, agnetes@dfi.dkPress
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