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Katia Forbert Petersen

(1949 – )

Director, cinematographer. Born 1949, Poland. Graduated in cinematography from the Polish Film School. Resident in Denmark since 1969. She has shot some 150 films, including a number of features and worked on camera for German television (ZDF) and the Canadian Film Board.



Among other awards, she was honoured with the Annual Prize from the Association of Danish Cinematographers in 1992, and The Golden Mermaid from WIFT (Women in Film and Television), Copenhagen in 2001. Forbert Petersen's films include a trilogy consisting of "Mit iranske paradis"/My Iranian Paradise", "Fuglen, der kunne spå"/"The Bird That Could Tell Fortunes" (2007) and "Bag bjergene"/"Behind the Mountains" (2004), all made in collaboration with Annette Mari Olsen. The trilogy was screened at a number of international festivals their respective years 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
The Red Thread 2016 First assistant camera DK/Documentary
Mission Rape - A Tool of War 2014 Direction, Screenplay, Producer, Cinematographer DK/Documentary
Mit iranske paradis 2008 Direction, Script, Cinematography DK/Documentary
Tomme rum 2008 Production, Cinematography, Stills, Producer DK/Documentary
Fuglen der kunne spå 2007 Direction, Cinematography, Stills, Producer DK/Documentary
Lyd på liv 2006 Direction, Script, Cinematography, Stills DK/Documentary
Bag bjergene 2004 Direction, Script, Production, Cinematography, Stills DK/Documentary
Homulus spectaculus 2004 Cinematography DK/Documentary
Det ulogiske instrument 2003 Stills, Producer DK/Documentary
Avation 2003 Producer DK/Documentary
5 hjerteslag 2003 Producer Anthology
It's All Good 2003 Producer DK/Documentary
Når far og mor er klovne 2002 Stills, Editing DK/Documentary
Min egen motorhest 2001 Direction, Stills DK/Documentary
Gud - hvor er det svært 2001 Cinematography DK/Documentary
Grevindens døtre 2001 Cinematography DK/Documentary
von Triers 100 øjne 2000 Direction, Cinematography, Script, Stills DK/Documentary
En fremmed fugl 2000 Cinematography DK/Documentary
Sut slut finale 1999 Cinematography DK/Documentary
Tiden før øjeblikket 1999 Direction, Script, Cinematography DK/Documentary
Cecilies verden 1998 Cinematography DK/Documentary
The Priestess 1997 Cinematography DK/Documentary
Inuttut Oqaatsikka - mit sprog som menneske 1997 Cinematography DK/Documentary
Two Women On A River 1996 Direction, Cinematographer DK/Documentary
Go West 1996 Cinematography DK/Documentary
Krig er ikke for børn 1996 Cinematography DK/Documentary
Man with Camera 1995 Direction, Script, Cinematography, Appearance DK/Documentary
Som fugle i bur 1994 Cinematography DK/Documentary
Lasse Lasse lille 1993 Cinematography DK/Short fiction
Dreams & dreams 1993 Cinematography DK/Experimental
Gud gav hende en Mercedes-Benz 1992 Direction, Script DK/Documentary
Gud ånder på øjet, når det græder 1991 Cinematography DK/Documentary
Klar besked - en film om prævention 1991 Cinematography DK/Documentary
Ønskebarn 1990 Direction, Script, Cinematography DK/Documentary
A Pig after My Own Heart 1990 Direction, Script, Cinematography DK/Documentary
Liberty, Equality and the Right to Vote 1990 Cinematography DK/Documentary
En fremmed piges dagbog 1989 Direction, Script, Cinematography DK/Short fiction
Gammeldansen 1989 Cinematography DK/Documentary
Prøven er positiv - en film om abort 1989 Cinematography DK/Documentary
Jako 1988 Direction, Script, Cinematography DK/Short fiction
Indvandrerkvinder 3 - Kvinde i eksil 1988 Direction, Script DK/Documentary
Musen og dansepigen 1988 Cinematography DK/Short fiction
Mit søde barn 1987 Direction, Script, Cinematography DK/Documentary
Holografi 1987 Cinematography DK/Documentary
En hård dags nat 1987 Cinematography DK/Short fiction
Din daglige dosis 1986 Cinematographer DK/Documentary
Jobtilbud i nazismens Tyskland 1986 Cinematographer DK/Documentary
Johanne fra Daugbjerg 1985 Direction, Script, Cinematography DK/Documentary
Højt på en gren 1985 Cinematography DK/Short fiction
Rødstrømper - en kavalkade af kvindefilm 1985 Cinematography DK/Documentary
Forfilm Video Journalen 1985 1985 Cinematography
Jeg vil ha' dig tilbage 1984 Direction, Script, Cinematography DK/Documentary
Betagelse Q-Q 1984 Cinematography DK/Short fiction
Midvinter, Masketid 1984 Cinematography DK/Documentary
Forfilm 1984 1984 Cinematography DK/Commercial
Gøgeungen 1984 Cinematography DK/Documentary
Hærvejen 1983 Cinematography DK/Documentary
Syv billeder fra Hærvejen 1983 Cinematography DK/Documentary
Veras historie - en film om modstandskamp 1983 Cinematography DK/Documentary
Teknik for dig og mig 1982 Direction, Cinematography DK/Documentary
Bjerg Eivind og hans hustru 1982 Cinematography DK/Documentary
Jeg blir' så bange 1981 Script, Cinematography DK/Short fiction
En fugl under mit hjerte 1981 Cinematography DK/Documentary
En uge uden smil 1980 Direction, Production, Cinematography DK/Documentary
The trees and the people of the forest 1980 Cinematography DK/Documentary
Together with Lena 1979 Direction, Script, Cinematographer DK/Documentary
Shall we dance first? 1979 Script DK/Feature
Anarkiets land 1979 Cinematography DK/Documentary
Plantagens lange skygger - En film om Sylvia Woods 1979 Cinematography DK/Documentary
Kvinde og job 1977 Direction, Script, Cinematography DK/Documentary
Christiania 1977 Cinematographer DK/Documentary
Havets lavvandsfauna 1976 Direction, Script, Cinematography, Editing DK/Documentary
Frihed er ikke noget man får, det er noget man tager 1976 Cinematography DK/Documentary
Take it like a man, Ma'm 1975 Cinematography DK/Feature
Polish Girls 1973 Direction, Script DK/Documentary
A Housewife 1971 Cinematography DK/Experimental
Vi leger hospital 2. unit DK/Documentary
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
Krakow Film Festival 2002-05-24 von Triers 100 øjne
Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival 2001-12-01 von Triers 100 øjne
Amsterdam, IDFA 2001-11-22 von Triers 100 øjne
Valladolid International Film Festival 2001-10-25 von Triers 100 øjne
Odense Internationale Film Festival 2001-08-13 von Triers 100 øjne
Moscow Int. Film Festival 2001-06-21 von Triers 100 øjne
Toronto, Hot Docs Int. Documentary Festival 2001-04-30 von Triers 100 øjne
Sao Paulo It's All True Int. Documentary FF 2001-03-29 von Triers 100 øjne
Göteborg International Film Festival 2001-01-26 von Triers 100 øjne
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.