Jon Bang Carlsen
(Denmark)

Jon Bang Carlsen (b. 1950, Vedbak, Denmark), film director, graduated in 1976 from the Danish Film School. He has written and directed over 30 documentaries and feature films. The distinctive style of Carlsen’s documentaries lies in his emphasis on the visual symbolism of the depicted theme, with which he enhances his stylised portraits of people on the edge and their compelling life stories. His films have won a number of prizes, including festival awards from Chicago, Odense and Tampere. KVIFF

Filmography
Cats in Riga
2014
Just the Right Amount of Violence
2013
In the Name of Love
2012
Purity Beats Everything
2007
Blinde engle / Blinded Angels
2007
En gammel bamses fortælling
2004
Portrait of God
2002
Addicted to Solitude
1999
My African Diary
1999
Through Irish Eyes
1998
It's Now or Never
1996
Min Irske Dagbog
1996
Carmen & Babyface
1995
Livet vil leves... breve fra en mor
1993
Blændet
1992
Og solen går gyngende ned
1991
Baby Doll
1988
Time Out
1988
Før gæsterne kommer
1986
Ofelia kommer til byen
1985
Fugl Fønix
1984
Hotel of the Stars
1981
Næste stop paradis
1980
En rig mand
1979
Jenny
1977
En fisker i Hanstholm
1977
Dejlig er den himmel blå
1975
Hvid mands sæd
1975

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