Bogota - Doctor city

Andreas Dalsgaard, Denmark, 2009

58 min.DK/Documentary

A vaccine against crime. Weapons melted down for baby cutlery. »Bogotá Change« is the story of two charismatic mayors, Antanas Mockus and Enrique Peñalosa who, with unorthodox methods, in less than 10 years turned one of the world's most dangerous, violent and corrupt capitals into a peaceful model city populated by caring citizens. With Mockus and Peñalosa and key members of their staff as first hand witnesses, the film uncovers the ideas, philosophies and strategies that underlie the changes in Bogotá and which are now being exported to cities worldwide.
Basic information Credits Festivals & awards
Original title Bogota forvandling
Danish title Bogota forvandling
International titles Bogota change
Other titles CITIES ON SPEED, CITIES ON SPEED - Bogota forvandling
Keywords Urban planning, Megacities, Urbanization, Columbia, Bogota
Director Andreas Dalsgaard
Producer Anna-Maria Kantarius, Jesper Jack, Henrik Veileborg
Director of Photography Ricardo Restrepo
Editor Mette Zeruneith
Sound Bobby Hess
Production country Denmark
International sales DR International Sales
Technical info color, Sound
TV release 31.08.2010, DR 2
DFI subsidy Konsulentstøtte
Danish rating Allowed for children over the age of 11
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Production company Upfront Films


Direction Andreas Dalsgaard


Producer Anna-Maria Kantarius
Producer Jesper Jack
Producer Henrik Veileborg


Cinematography Ricardo Restrepo


Stills Andreas Dalsgaard
Stills Ricardo Restrepo


Editing Mette Zeruneith


Sound Bobby Hess

Visual effects

Graphic design Carl Krull

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Festival screenings

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Festival Festival date
Amsterdam, IDFA 2013-06-25
Sydney Film Festival 2013-06-05
Dokufest Prizren 2011-07-23
Bergen International Film festival 2010-10-20
Dokufest Prizren 2010-07-31
Melbourne Film Festival 2010-07-23
Warszawa, Against Gravity 2010-05-08
Tel Aviv Docaviv Int. Documentary Film Festival 2010-05-06
Prague, One World Human Rights Film Festival 2010-03-10
Göteborg International Film Festival 2010-01-29
Amsterdam, IDFA 2009-11-19
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