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Annette Mari Olsen

(1947 – )

Director and producer. Born 1947 in Denmark, grew up in Iran and England. Master of Arts from the Polish Film School, Lodz, 1973. Until 1977: worked as film director in Poland. Resident in Denmark since then. Taught at the National Film School of Denmark, 1983-84.



Established Sfinx Film/TV in 1988 together with partner and cinematographer Katia Forbert Petersen, with whom she has co-directed several documentaries.



Internationally taught direction to master classes for professional documentary filmmakers. Media consultant for Danish Refugee Council, 1986-88. Several periods as an interpreter of English, Farsi (Persian), Polish, French, and Danish, work which provided the basis for a range of award-winning films about ethnic minorities in Denmark.



A number of Annette Mari Olsen's documentaries have been screened at international festivals and "Behind the Mountains" received a Grand Prix for Best Film at the Taipei Taiwan Int. Children's TV and Film Festival in 2006.

Filmography Awards Festivals
Title Year Function Category
Mission Rape - A Tool of War 2014 Direction, Screenplay, Producer DK/Documentary
Mit iranske paradis 2008 Direction, Script, Producer DK/Documentary
Tomme rum 2008 Producer DK/Documentary
Fuglen der kunne spå 2007 Direction, Producer DK/Documentary
Lyd på liv 2006 Production DK/Documentary
Bag bjergene 2004 Direction, Script DK/Documentary
Olga - den sidste storfyrstinde 2003 Stills DK/Documentary
5 hjerteslag 2003 Producer Anthology
Det ulogiske instrument 2003 Producer DK/Documentary
It's All Good 2003 Producer DK/Documentary
Avation 2003 Producer DK/Documentary
Når far og mor er klovne 2002 Direction, Editing DK/Documentary
En fremmed fugl 2000 Producer DK/Documentary
The Priestess 1997 Direction, Script DK/Documentary
Two Women On A River 1996 Pre-production DK/Documentary
Man with Camera 1995 Editing DK/Documentary
A Pig after My Own Heart 1990 Music DK/Documentary
Ønskebarn 1990 Production manager DK/Documentary
En fremmed piges dagbog 1989 Dramaturge, Production manager DK/Short fiction
Højt på en gren 1985 Direction, Script DK/Short fiction
Suzanne and Leonard 1984 Script DK/Feature
Hærvejen 1983 Direction, Script DK/Documentary
Syv billeder fra Hærvejen 1983 Direction DK/Documentary
En heldig kartoffel 1981 Direction DK/Short fiction
Shall we dance first? 1979 Direction, Script DK/Feature
Det Danske Filminstitut registrerer international festivaldeltagelse og priser til danske film, dog primært de titler, som Filminstituttet varetager i sin festivaldistribution, og primært i forbindelse med de festivaler, som Filminstituttet har prioriteret at samarbejde med. Registreringen af festivaldeltagelse og priser til danske film, der ikke er i festivaldistribution, foretages kun for "launch"-festivaler ifølge Filminstituttets prioriterede festivalliste. Se listen over prioriterede festivaler.

Festivals

Festival Festival date Film
Tehran, Cinéma Vérité, Documentary Film Festival 2017-12-10 Voldtægt som krigsvåben
Dokufest Prizren 2015-08-08 Voldtægt som krigsvåben
Amsterdam, IDFA 2014-11-19 Voldtægt som krigsvåben
Mumbai Film Festival 2014-10-17 Voldtægt som krigsvåben
TIFF Kids 2010-04-17 Fuglen der kunne spå
New York International Children's Film Festival 2010-02-27 Fuglen der kunne spå
Odense Internationale Film Festival 2009-08-17 Mit iranske paradis
Warszawa, Against Gravity 2009-05-09 Mit iranske paradis
Chicago Int. Children's Film Festival 2008-10-23 Fuglen der kunne spå
Tel Aviv International Children's Film Festival 2008-09-24 Fuglen der kunne spå
Helsinki Doc Point Documentary Film Festival 2008-01-23 Fuglen der kunne spå
Oulu Nordisk Panorama 2007-09-21 Fuglen der kunne spå
Odense Internationale Film Festival 2007-08-27 Fuglen der kunne spå
Odense Internationale Film Festival 2004-08-09 Bag bjergene
Helsinki Doc Point Documentary Film Festival 2004-01-15 Når far og mor er klovne
Amsterdam, IDFA 2003-11-20 Når far og mor er klovne
Odense Internationale Film Festival 2003-08-11 Når far og mor er klovne
Kristiansand International Children's Film Festival 2003-04-29 Når far og mor er klovne
Toronto, Hot Docs Int. Documentary Festival 2003-04-25 Når far og mor er klovne
Malmö, BUFF 2003-03-12 Når far og mor er klovne
Malmö, BUFF 2002-03-12 En fremmed fugl
Malmö, BUFF 2000-03-13 Sut slut finale
Odense Internationale Film Festival 1999-08-16 Sut slut finale
Det Danske Filminstitut registrerer international festivaldeltagelse og priser til danske film, dog primært de titler, som Filminstituttet varetager i sin festivaldistribution, og primært i forbindelse med de festivaler, som Filminstituttet har prioriteret at samarbejde med. Registreringen af festivaldeltagelse og priser til danske film, der ikke er i festivaldistribution, foretages kun for "launch"-festivaler ifølge Filminstituttets prioriterede festivalliste. Se listen over prioriterede festivaler.