Gang warriors

Thomas Heurlin, Denmark, 2013

39 min.DK/Documentary

The danish gang war has lasted three years. 9 people are dead, more than 50 have been wounded and 280 related criminals are currently imprisoned. Still both environments attracts more new members than ever before. But why do young men become gang members? How are they socialized into wanting to die for their community? What social functions does gangs fill out and how can an identity be so strong that it is not worth living without?
Basic information Credits
Original title Bandekrigerne - En insider åbner op
Danish title Bandekrigerne - En insider åbner op
Keywords Gang crime, Gangs, Criminals, Immigrant gangs, Immigrants, Blågårds Square, Denmark, 2010-2019, 2000-2009
Director Thomas Heurlin
Producer Lars Seidelin, Ole Tornbjerg
Director of Photography Lars Skree, Henrik Bohn Ipsen, Ole Juncker
Editor Lars Juul
Composer Michael Blicher
Appearance Brian Sandberg, Lille-A
Production country Denmark
Dialogue language Danish
TV release 10.04.2013, TV 2, 2. del sendt 11/4
Danish rating Allowed for children over the age of 11
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Production company Koncern TV- og Filmproduktion, Det Danske Filminstitut


Direction Thomas Heurlin
Dramaturgical consultant Anders Villadsen
Assistant director Joakim Aidt Heurlin


Producer Lars Seidelin
Production manager Signe Birket-Smith
Producer Ole Tornbjerg
Executive producer Jens Ulrik Pedersen
Production coordinator Mathilde Kjær Hansen


Cinematography Lars Skree
Cinematography Henrik Bohn Ipsen
Cinematography Ole Juncker


Editing Lars Juul


Music Michael Blicher


Appearance Brian Sandberg
Appearance Lille-A

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