The Jørgen Leth Collection

It is a fairy tale. Could only happen in the country of Hans Christian Andersen! Danish film director, poet and journalist Jørgen Leth meets a Danish millionaire and expresses how much he would like his films to be published on dvd in the best possible technical edition. The millionaire offers his support and there you go – Jørgen Leth’s films will be available with competent booklets and English subtitles in all films in 6 dvd boxes. Thanks to the financial help of Møllehegnet Holding A/S.

2 of them have come out so far, “The Anthropological Films” and “The Sports Films”, and the third one, the travelogues, the films where Leth travels the world, will be out in a week.  In the first box you will find “The Perfect Human” from 1968, in the second “Motion Picture” from 1970, and in the third “66 Scenes from America” from 1982. Just to mention 3 of his great films. 

Jørgen Leth is rightfully, and not only in our small (rotten) kingdom of Denmark, considered to be one of the true masters of documentary, therefore this commercial and reason to direct you to know more about this initiative at:

www.dfi.dk/shop

Boxes 1 and 2 are Region 2, Box 3 will be Region 0. 

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Tue Steen Müller
Tue Steen Müller

Müller, Tue Steen
Documentary Consultant and Critic, DENMARK

Worked with documentary films for more than 20 years at the Danish Film Board, as press officer, festival representative and film consultant/commissioner. Co-founder of Balticum Film and TV Festival, Filmkontakt Nord, Documentary of the EU and EDN (European Documentary Network).
Awards: 2004 the Danish Roos Prize for his contribution to the Danish and European documentary culture. 2006 an award for promoting Portuguese documentaries. 2014 he received the EDN Award “for an outstanding contribution to the development of the European documentary culture”. 2016 The Cross of the Knight of the Order for Merits to Lithuania. 2019 a Big Stamp at the 15th edition of ZagrebDox. 2021 receipt of the highest state decoration, Order of the Three Stars, Fourth Class, for the significant contribution to the development and promotion of Latvian documentary cinema outside Latvia. In 2022 he received an honorary award at DocsBarcelona’s 25th edition having served as organizer and programmer since the start of the festival.
From 1996 until 2005 he was the first director of EDN (European Documentary Network). From 2006 a freelance consultant and teacher in workshops like Ex Oriente, DocsBarcelona, Archidoc, Documentary Campus, Storydoc, Baltic Sea Forum, Black Sea DocStories, Caucadoc, CinéDOC Tbilisi, Docudays Kiev, Dealing With the Past Sarajevo FF as well as programme consultant for the festivals Magnificent7 in Belgrade, DOCSBarcelona, Verzio Budapest, Message2Man in St. Petersburg and DOKLeipzig. Teaches at the Zelig Documentary School in Bolzano Italy.

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