Phie Ambo
(Denmark)

Phie Ambo is a Danish director who grew up in Snekkersten in Denmark. She graduated as a math-student from Helsingør Gymnasium in 1992. She studied directing of documentary film at National Film School of Denmark. In 2001 she co-directed her debut film Family together with Sami Saif, which won a Robert award (Danish annual film award) for Best Documentary and Joris Ivens Award at IDFA festival in Amsterdam. Phie Ambo followed Family up with Growing Up In a Day in 2002. In 2006 she directed Gambler which is a documentary about the controversial Danish auteur-director Nicolas Winding Refn (*Pusher, Bronson), and his struggle to continue making films after going financially bankrupt in 2003.

Films
Filmography
Family
2001
Growing Up in a Day
2002
The Diver Inside Me
2003
Gambler - The Million Dollar Headache
2006
Fever - A film about artist Julie Nord
2007
Mechanical Love
2007
The Home Front
2010
Free the Mind
2012
The Bailiff
2013
Good Things Await
2014

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