The Ambassador

Ambassadøren

Denmark/Sweden, 2011, 93 min, Colour

A white diplomat arrives in central Africa. He has bought an ambassadorship and claims to be business man on a diplomatic mission. Officially he's there to start a factory that produces matches - this, to employ locals and teach how to make matches. Unofficially he is there to gain access to vast reserves of diamonds.

CREDITS

Director:

Mads Brügger

Producers:

Peter Engel,Carsten Holst

Cinematography:

Johan Stahl Winthereik

Editing:

Carsten Søsted,Kimmo Taavila,Leif Axel Kjeldsen

Sound:

Hans Kock,Andreas Kongsgaard Mogensen

DIRECTOR'S BIO

Mads Brügger born in 1972, is a Danish journalist, TV-host, author and filmmaker. He has written several books, worked for magazines and newspapers, produced award winning radio and TV programs. Brügger is renowned for his distinctive methods of “performative journalism” as he infiltrates various milieus.

FESTIVALS & AWARDS

United States, 2012, Sundance ,

Sundance , United States 2012 -

Netherlands, 2012, IDFA,

IDFA, Netherlands 2012 -

Kosovo, 2012, DokuFest,

DokuFest, Kosovo 2012 -

Belgium, 2012, Docville , Winner Jury Award

Docville , Belgium 2012 - Winner Jury Award

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