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Camilla Nielsson

Director. Born 1977. Camilla Nielsson is a documentary film director from Tisch School of the Art and has a Master in visual anthropology from New York University (NYU). She has also worked as a media consultant for UNICEF and UNESCO.


Among others, she has directed a documentary trilogy about children's rights: "Good Morning Afghanistan" (2003), "Durga" (2004) and "The Children of Dafur" (2005).

Filmography Awards Festivals
Title Year Function Category
Femimam 2019 Instruktørkonsulent DK/Documentary
Democrats 2014 Direction DK/Documentary
Mumbai Disconnected 2009 Direction DK/Documentary

Awards and nominations

Award Release year Festival Film
Best Documentary Award 2015 New York Tribeca Film Festival 2015 Democrats
Special Jury Mention 2014 CPH:DOX 2014 Democrats
REEL TALENT AWARD 2014 CPH:DOX 2014 Democrats
Best Director 2015 Prague, One World Human Rights Film Festival 2015 Democrats
Freedom Award 2015 Tel Aviv Docaviv Int. Documentary Film Festival 2015 Democrats
Special Mention 2015 Durban International Film Festival 2015 Democrats
The Jury Pricze for Best ConScience Film 2015 Leuven, Docville 2015 Democrats
Honorable Mention 2015 Bergen International Film festival 2015 Democrats
Human Rights Award 2015 Dokufest Prizren 2015 Democrats
Documentary Film Prize of the Lübeck Unions 2015 Lübeck, Nordische Filmtage 2015 Democrats
Best Documentary Award 2015 Malmö Nordisk Panorama 2015 Democrats
Audience Award 2015 Budapest Documentary Film Festival 2015 Democrats
Grand Prix International du Documentaire 2015 Ouagadougo, Festival Ciné Droit Libre 2015 Democrats
Best International Documentary 2015 Hot Springs Documentary Film Festival 2015 Democrats
Best Director 2015 Harare, Zimbabwe Int. Film Festival 2015 Democrats
Nomination. Best Feature Documentary 2015 Danmarks Film Akademi 2015 Democrats
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Festivals

Festival Festival date Film
Cinemateket 2017-01-01 Democrats
Guadalupe Human Rights Film Festival 2016-10-07 Democrats
Canberra, Stronger Than Fiction 2016-07-28 Democrats
Montreal, Le Cinéma sous les étoiles 2016-06-29 Democrats
Montreal, Cinéma sous les Etoiles 2016-06-29 Democrats
Cevennes International Documentary Film Festival 2016-04-29 Democrats
Colorado, ACT Human Rights Film Festival 2016-04-15 Democrats
Paris Human Rights Film Festival 2016-04-05 Democrats
9th Annual Human Rights Film Festival 2016-03-30 Democrats
Kiev, Docudays UA International Human Rights Film Festival 2016-03-25 Democrats
Paris, Festival L'Europe autour de l'Europe 2016-03-16 Democrats
Cambridge, DocYard 2016-03-07 Democrats
ZagrebDox 2016-02-21 Democrats
Tromsø International Film Festival 2016-01-18 Democrats
Cinema Eye Honors 2016-01-10 Democrats
Berlin European Film Academy Awards 2015-12-12 Democrats
Bratislava, One World International Film Festival 2015-11-26 Democrats
Nairobi Film Festival 2015-11-16 Democrats
Montreal, Rencontres Int. du Documentaire 2015-11-12 Democrats
Lagos, Africa International Film Festival 2015-11-08 Democrats
Lübeck, Nordische Filmtage 2015-11-04 Democrats
London, Film Africa 2015-10-30 Democrats
Lusaka EU FF 2015-10-30 Democrats
Ottawa, One World Film Festival 2015-10-24 Democrats
Bruxelles, Festival des libertes 2015-10-22 Democrats
Vilnius, One World Film Festival 2015-10-15 Democrats
Riga, Baltic Sea Forum for Documentaries 2015-10-13 Democrats
Hot Springs Documentary Film Festival 2015-10-09 Democrats
Hamptons Film Festival 2015-10-08 Democrats
Harare, Zimbabwe Int. Film Festival 2015-10-03 Democrats
Guth Gafa 2015-10-02 Democrats
Reykjavik Film Festival 2015-09-24 Democrats
Zürich Film Festival 2015-09-24 Democrats
Bergen International Film festival 2015-09-23 Democrats
Budapest Documentary Film Festival 2015-09-23 Democrats
Malmö Nordisk Panorama 2015-09-18 Democrats
Camden Int. Film Festival 2015-09-17 Democrats
Edinburgh, Take One Action Film Festival 2015-09-16 Democrats
Guyana, Human Rights Film Festival 2015-09-01 Democrats
Cape Town, Tri Continental Film Festival 2015-08-19 Democrats
Dokufest Prizren 2015-08-08 Democrats
Melbourne Film Festival 2015-07-30 Democrats
Wellington - New Zealand Film Festival 2015-07-16 Democrats
Durban International Film Festival 2015-07-16 Democrats
Ouagadougo, Festival Ciné Droit Libre 2015-06-28 Democrats
Addis International Film Festival 2015-06-12 Democrats
Sheffield Doc/Fest 2015-06-05 Democrats
Bologna, Biografilm 2015-06-05 Democrats
Cape Town, Encounters South African Int. Documentary Film Festival 2015-06-04 Democrats
Sydney Film Festival 2015-06-03 Democrats
Docsbarcelona 2015-05-25 Democrats
Warszawa, Against Gravity 2015-05-09 Democrats
München Documentary Festival 2015-05-07 Democrats
Tel Aviv Docaviv Int. Documentary Film Festival 2015-05-06 Democrats
Leuven, Docville 2015-05-01 Democrats
San Francisco Int. Film Festival 2015-04-23 Democrats
Toronto, Hot Docs Int. Documentary Festival 2015-04-23 Democrats
New York Tribeca Film Festival 2015-04-15 Democrats
Haag, Amnesty Int. Movies that Matter Festival 2015-03-20 Democrats
London, Human Rights Watch Film Festival 2015-03-18 Democrats
Columbia, True/False Film Festival 2015-03-05 Democrats
Prague, One World Human Rights Film Festival 2015-03-02 Democrats
Tempo Dokumentärfestival 2015-03-02 Democrats
Oslo, Human Rights - Human Wrongs 2015-02-10 Democrats
Danmarks Film Akademi 2015-02-01 Democrats
Belgrade, Fest. of European Feature Doc. 2015-01-30 Democrats
Göteborg International Film Festival 2015-01-23 Democrats
Amsterdam, IDFA 2014-11-19 Democrats
CPH:DOX 2014-11-06 Democrats
Good Planet Film Festival 2012-06-16 Mumbai Disconnected
Buenos Aires Danish Film Festival 2010-11-16 Mumbai Disconnected
Amsterdam, IDFA 2010-10-10 Mumbai Disconnected
Vancouver International Film Festival 2010-09-30 Mumbai Disconnected
cologne conference international film and television festival 2010-09-26 Mumbai Disconnected
Dokufest Prizren 2010-07-31 Mumbai Disconnected
Melbourne Film Festival 2010-07-23 Mumbai Disconnected
Istanbul Documentary Days 2010-06-22 Mumbai Disconnected
Warszawa, Against Gravity 2010-05-08 Mumbai Disconnected
Prague, One World Human Rights Film Festival 2010-03-10 Mumbai Disconnected
ZagrebDox 2010-02-28 Mumbai Disconnected
Göteborg International Film Festival 2010-01-29 Mumbai Disconnected
Helsinki Doc Point Documentary Film Festival 2010-01-26 Mumbai Disconnected
Amsterdam, IDFA 2009-11-19 Mumbai Disconnected
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.