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Milad Alami

(1982 – )

Director. Born 1982, Iran. Grew up in Sweden and moved to Denmark in 2007. Graduated as director from the National Film School of Denmark in 2011.



Alami directed the shorts 'Mini' (2014) and 'Mommy' (2015), winner of a national Robert Award for Best Short Film. He was co-director on the short film 'Void' (2014), which premiered in Directors' Fortnight at Cannes.



'The Charmer' (2017) is Alami's feature debut, supported by the Danish Film Institute's talent programme New Danish Screen. The film won the film critics' Fedeora jury prize at its world premiere in San Sebastian. At the Warsaw Film Festival, it was awarded the main prize in the Competition 1-2 for directors' first and second films and in Chicago the second prize, Silver Hugo, in the corresponding programme for new directors.

Filmography Awards Festivals
Title Year Function Category
The Charmer 2018 Direction, Screenplay DK/Feature
Mini 2014 Direction, Screenplay DK/Short fiction
Void 2014 Direction, Screenplay DK/Short fiction
Nordic Factory 2014 Direction Feature
Nothing Can Touch Me 2011 Direction, Script DK/Short fiction
Alma 2009 Direction, Screenplay Short fiction

Awards and nominations

Award Release year Festival Film
Best Short Fiction Film 2014 Bilbao Int. Festival of Documentary and Short Film 2014 Void
Silver Hugo - New Directors Comp. 2017 Chicago International Film Festival 2017 Charmøren
Fedeora Award Film Critic Assoc. 2017 San Sebastian International Film Festival 2017 Charmøren
Sven Nykvist Cinematography Award 2018 Göteborg International Film Festival 2018 Charmøren
NDR-Filmpreis 2017 Lübeck, Nordische Filmtage 2017 Charmøren
1-2 Competition Main Award 2017 Warsaw International Film Festival 2017 Charmøren
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
Torun, Camerimage 2018-11-10 Charmøren
Helsinki Film Festival - Love & Anarchy 2018-09-20 Charmøren
Shanghai International Film Festival 2018-06-16 Charmøren
Seattle International Film Festival 2018-05-17 Charmøren
Hong Kong International Film Festival 2018-03-19 Charmøren
Göteborg International Film Festival 2018-01-26 Charmøren
Palm Springs International Film Festival 2018-01-02 Charmøren
Les Arcs European Film Festival 2017-12-16 Charmøren
Dubai International Film Festival 2017-12-06 Charmøren
Buenos Aires, Mar Del Plata Int. FF 2017-11-17 Charmøren
Lübeck, Nordische Filmtage 2017-11-01 Charmøren
Sao Paulo Int. Film Festival 2017-10-19 Charmøren
Warsaw International Film Festival 2017-10-13 Charmøren
Chicago International Film Festival 2017-10-12 Charmøren
San Sebastian International Film Festival 2017-09-22 Charmøren
Palm Springs International Film Festival 2015-01-02 Void
Bilbao Int. Festival of Documentary and Short Film 2014-11-14 Void
Lübeck, Nordische Filmtage 2014-10-29 Void
Ghent Flanders Int. Film Festival 2014-10-14 Void
Odense Internationale Film Festival 2014-08-25 Void
Cannes, Quinzaine des Réalisateurs 2014-05-15 Void
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.