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Samanou Acheche Sahlstrøm

(1982 – )

Director. Born 1982, France. Moved to Denmark in 2001 and started at Zentropa the following year. Graduated from the National Film School of Denmark in 2011 with 'Les amours perdues' starring Emmanuelle Béart and Denis Lavant.

'In Your Arms' (2015) is Sahlstrøm's feature film debut. The film premiered at Göteborg Film Festival, where it also took home the award for Best Nordic Film and the critics' FIPRESCI award. His second feature 'Until We Fall' (2018) won the award for best actor (Dar Salim) at Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival.
Filmography Awards Festivals
Title Year Function Category
Until We Fall 2019 Direction, Screenplay DK/Feature
In Your Arms 2015 Direction, Screenplay DK/Feature
Min Bror 2013 Script consultant DK/Short fiction
Les amours perdues 2011 Direction, Screenplay DK/Short fiction
Antichrist 2009 P.A. to von Trier, P.A. to Lars von Trier DK/Feature
Papa 2007 Direction, Script DK/Short fiction
Hjemve 2007 Producer's assistant DK/Feature
De unge år 2007 Assistant DK/Feature
Dear Wendy 2005 Producer's assistant DK/Feature

As Samanou Acheche

Title Year Function Category
Brothers 2004 Production assistant DK/Feature

Awards and nominations

Award Release year Festival Film
Best Nordic Film 2015 Göteborg International Film Festival 2015 I dine hænder
FIPRESCI AWARD 2015 Göteborg International Film Festival 2015 I dine hænder
Best Actor 2018 Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival 2018 Til vi falder
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
Lithuania Scanorama Film Forum 2019-11-07 Til vi falder
Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival 2018-11-16 Til vi falder
Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival 2015-11-13 I dine hænder
Lithuania Scanorama Film Forum 2015-11-05 I dine hænder
Lübeck, Nordische Filmtage 2015-11-04 I dine hænder
Mumbai Film Festival 2015-10-29 I dine hænder
Sao Paulo Int. Film Festival 2015-10-22 I dine hænder
Hamburg FilmFest GmbH 2015-10-01 I dine hænder
Reykjavik Film Festival 2015-09-24 I dine hænder
Cracow Matercard OFF Camera International Festival of Independent Cinema 2015-05-01 I dine hænder
Beijing International Film Festival 2015-04-16 I dine hænder
Göteborg International Film Festival 2015-01-23 I dine hænder
Haugesund, Den Norske Filmfestivalen 2014-08-16 I dine hænder
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.