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Pernille Rose Grønkjær

(1973 – )

Director. Born 26/9 1973. Graduated as documentary director from the National Film School of Denmark in 1997.

Grønkjær had her breakthrough with 'The Monastery' (2006), her first long documentary. The film, wich took eight years to make, won the Joris Ivens top award at the IDFA Film Festival plus additional awards at festivals such as Cinema Eye Honors, Full Frame, Chicago Film Festival and Moscow Film Festival.

Since then she has directed documentaries such as 'Love Addict – Stories of Dreams, Obsession and Longing' (2011), 'Genetic Me' (2014), which was selected for CPH:DOX, 'The Other Side' (2017) about Danish comedian Anders Matthesen and 'Hunting for Hedonia' (2019), which premiered at CPH:DOX.

In 2007 Grønkjær co-founded the Danish production company Danish Documentaries with fellow filmmakers Eva Mulvad and Phie Ambo. Shortly after director Mikala Krogh and producer Sigrid Dyekjær came on board as co-owners.
Filmography Awards Festivals
Title Year Function Category
Scandinavian Star (overview) 2020 Executive producer Series (documentary)
Scandinavian Star 2:6 - The Disaster 2020 Executive producer Series (documentary)
Scandinavian Star 1:6 2020 Executive producer Series (documentary)
I Walk 2020 Executive producer DK/Documentary
Hunting for Hedonia 2019 Direction, Screenplay, Executive producer DK/Documentary
Love Child 2019 Executive producer DK/Documentary
The Cave 2019 Executive producer DK/Documentary
Cherry Tale 2019 Executive producer DK/Documentary
School of Seduction 2019 Executive producer DK/Documentary
Den anden side 2017 Direction, Cinematographer, Still photographer, Executive producer DK/Documentary
A Year of Hope 2017 Executive producer DK/Documentary
Aquarela 2016 Production DK/Documentary
Genetic Me 2014 Direction, Visual concept, Cinematographer DK/Documentary
The Newsroom - Off the Record 2014 Executive producer DK/Documentary
Slottet 2014 Executive producer DK/Documentary
Good Things Await 2014 Executive producer DK/Documentary
Ai Weiwei The Fake Case 2013 Executive producer DK/Documentary
Love Addict 2011 Direction
Love addict - historier om drømme, besættelse og længsel 2011 Direction, Cinematography, Stills, Executive producer DK/Documentary
The house inside her 2011 Direction DK/Short fiction
Ballroom Dancer 2011 Executive producer DK/Documentary
The monastery 2006 Direction, Cinematography, Screenplay DK/Documentary
Min morfar forfra 2002 Direction, Script, Cinematography, Stills DK/Documentary
Min... 2002 Direction Anthology
Der var så mange glæder 1999 Direction, Cinematographer DK/Documentary
Den usynlige stemme 1997 Direction DK/Short fiction

Awards and nominations

Award Release year Festival Film
Joris Ivens Award 2006 Amsterdam, IDFA 2006 The Monastery
Jury's Special Mention 2007 Edinburgh International Film Festival 2007 The Monastery
FIPRESCI Award best documentary 2007 Sydney Film Festival 2007 The Monastery
Speciel Mention 2006 CPH:DOX 2006 The Monastery
Millenium Award, best film 2007 Warszawa, Against Gravity 2007 The Monastery
The Kino magazine Award 2007 Warszawa, Against Gravity 2007 The Monastery
Grand Jury Award 2007 Durham, Full Frame 2007 The Monastery
Charles E. Guggenheim Emerging Artist Award 2007 Durham, Full Frame 2007 The Monastery
Honorable Mention 2007 Sao Paulo It's All True Int. Documentary FF 2007 The Monastery
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
Leuven, Docville 2020-03-25 Hunting for Hedonia
Amsterdam, IDFA 2019-11-20 Hunting for Hedonia
Lübeck, Nordische Filmtage 2019-10-29 Hunting for Hedonia
Bergen International Film festival 2019-09-25 Hunting for Hedonia
Sheffield Doc/Fest 2019-06-06 Hunting for Hedonia
Toronto, Hot Docs Int. Documentary Festival 2019-04-25 Hunting for Hedonia
CPH:DOX 2019-03-20 Hunting for Hedonia
Beijing, iDOCS Int. Documentary Forum 2016-11-11 Love addict - historier om drømme, besættelse og længsel
Warszawa, Against Gravity 2015-05-09 Genetic Me
Leuven, Docville 2015-05-01 Genetic Me
CPH:DOX 2014-11-06 Genetic Me
Toronto, Hot Docs Int. Documentary Festival 2014-04-24 The Monastery
Bilbao Int. Festival of Documentary and Short Film 2013-11-15 The Monastery
Thessaloniki Documentary Festival 2013-03-15 The Monastery
Warszawa, Against Gravity 2012-05-11 Love addict - historier om drømme, besættelse og længsel
Leuven, Docville 2012-04-27 Love addict - historier om drømme, besættelse og længsel
Thessaloniki Documentary Festival 2012-03-09 Love addict - historier om drømme, besættelse og længsel
Göteborg International Film Festival 2012-01-27 Love addict - historier om drømme, besættelse og længsel
Amsterdam, IDFA 2011-11-16 Love addict - historier om drømme, besættelse og længsel
Dokufest Prizren 2008-08-04 The Monastery
Vilnius International Film Festival 2008-04-03 The Monastery
Hong Kong International Film Festival 2008-03-17 The Monastery
Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival 2007-11-30 The Monastery
Amsterdam, IDFA 2007-11-22 The Monastery
Sheffield Doc/Fest 2007-11-07 The Monastery
Sevilla Festival de Cine 2007-11-02 The Monastery
Vienna Film Festival, Viennale 2007-10-19 The Monastery
Lisbon Int. Documentary Film Festival 2007-10-18 The Monastery
Tehran, Cinéma Vérité, Documentary Film Festival 2007-10-15 The Monastery
Yamagata Int. Documentary Film Festival 2007-10-04 The Monastery
Reykjavik Film Festival 2007-09-27 The Monastery
Oulu Nordisk Panorama 2007-09-21 The Monastery
Odense Internationale Film Festival 2007-08-27 The Monastery
Edinburgh International Film Festival 2007-08-15 The Monastery
Melbourne Film Festival 2007-07-25 The Monastery
Cape Town, Encounters South African Int. Documentary Film Festival 2007-07-13 The Monastery
Wellington - New Zealand Film Festival 2007-07-13 The Monastery
Karlovy Vary International Film Festival 2007-06-29 The Monastery
Taipei Film Festival 2007-06-22 The Monastery
Moscow Int. Film Festival 2007-06-21 The Monastery
SilverDocs AFI Documentary Festival 2007-06-12 The Monastery
Sydney Film Festival 2007-06-08 The Monastery
Krakow Film Festival 2007-05-31 The Monastery
Warszawa, Against Gravity 2007-05-11 The Monastery
München Documentary Festival 2007-05-02 The Monastery
San Francisco Int. Film Festival 2007-04-26 The Monastery
Toronto, Hot Docs Int. Documentary Festival 2007-04-19 The Monastery
Durham, Full Frame 2007-04-12 The Monastery
Sao Paulo It's All True Int. Documentary FF 2007-03-22 The Monastery
Thessaloniki Documentary Festival 2007-03-16 The Monastery
Tel Aviv Docaviv Int. Documentary Film Festival 2007-03-15 The Monastery
Göteborg International Film Festival 2007-01-26 The Monastery
Helsinki Doc Point Documentary Film Festival 2007-01-24 The Monastery
Sundance Film Festival 2007-01-18 The Monastery
Amsterdam, IDFA 2006-11-23 The Monastery
CPH:DOX 2006-11-10 The Monastery
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.
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