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Cathrine Marchen Asmussen

Director. Born 1967. Self-taught documentarist.

Marchen Asmussen has been directing documentaries and worked in television since 1993. She debuted as a documentary director with 'You Always Get Me Wrong' (1995). She has specialized in one-woman-productions, often with a focus on muslim immigrants in Denmark.

'You Always Get Me Wrong' won the third prize at the Balticum Film Festival. 'Ghetto Princess' (2000) won the Grand Prix at Odense International Film Festival and 'Zezil's World' (2005) was selected to IDFA. The short film 'My Faith – Jehova's Witness' (2018) was selected to compete at IDFA's Kids & Docs selection.
Filmography Awards Festivals
Title Year Function Category
My Faith 2018 Direction, Screenplay, Cinematographer Series (documentary)
My Faith 2018 Direction, Screenplay, Cinematographer DK/Documentary
My Faith 2018 Direction, Screenplay, Cinematographer DK/Documentary
My Faith – Jehova's Witness 2018 Direction, Screenplay, Cinematographer DK/Documentary
My Faith 2018 Direction, Cinematographer, Screenplay DK/Documentary
Drengelejren 2013 Direction, Cinematographer DK/Documentary
Drengelejren 2013 Direction
Jagten på den eneste ene 2009 Direction DK/Documentary
Mig og Naser - Hvor svært kan det være 2008 Direction, Script, Cinematography, Sound DK/Documentary
Mig & Naser - Hvor svært kan det være? 2007 Direction
Zezils verden 2005 Direction, Script DK/Documentary
Zezils Verden 2005 Direction
En mors historie 2002 Direction, Cinematography, Sound DK/Documentary
Ghettoprinsesse 2000 Direction, Script, Cinematography DK/Documentary
Take Off 1997 Direction DK/Documentary
You Always Get Me Wrong 1995 Direction, Script DK/Documentary

Awards and nominations

Award Release year Festival Film
Grand Prix for Best Film 2000 Odense Internationale Film Festival 2000 Ghettoprinsesse
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
Amsterdam, IDFA 2005-11-24 Zezils verden
TIFF Kids 2001-04-20 Ghettoprinsesse
Malmö, BUFF 2001-03-13 Ghettoprinsesse
Oulu Int. Children's Film Festival 2000-11-20 Ghettoprinsesse
Odense Internationale Film Festival 2000-08-14 Ghettoprinsesse
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.