The Visit – from Armenia to South Africa

Michael Madsen’s ”The Visit” (praised in Danish language by Allan Berg on this site) will be screened world wide this coming wednesday, see the impressive list of venues below. It’s a fantastic arrangement, ” live-streamed from a former military bunker in Copenhagen, Denmark.” The following text comes from the cph:dox festival: 

In collaboration with CPH:DOX, World Space Week, International Space University, Autlook and Magic Hour Films, DOXBIO will host a world premiere of the film in countries all over the world. On September 2nd at 19:00 CEST, the audience will have the opportunity to be

part of a pan-international event with the streaming of ‘THE VISIT – An Alien Encounter’ live from an former emergency military bunker in Copenhagen, Denmark. The evening will include a panel with Michael Madsen, the film director, Chris Welch, professor in Space Engineering at the International Space University. Andreas Mogensen, the astronaut launching into space that day, will give an exclusive interview via Skype. During the event, the audience will have the possibility to participate in the discussion via SMS, Facebook or Twitter.

Practical Information
September 2, 19:00 – 21:00 CEST
The event will be live-streamed from a former military bunker in Copenhagen, Denmark.
Below is a list of participating countries and venues. 

Armenia, Yerevan, Process – Bar and Pub
Armenia, Yerevan, Institute for Contemporary Art
Austria, Vienna, TBA
Denmark,  30 cities, 30 venues
Egypt, Cairo, ROOM Art Space
Finland, Helsinki, Bio Rex Cinema
Ghana, Accra, The Planatarium Science Centre
Greece, Athens, The Danish Institute
Israel, Tel Aviv, Tel Aviv Cinemateque
Latvia, Riga Cinema, Splendid Palace
Netherlands, Amsterdam, Het Ketelhuis
Norway, Oslo, Sophus Lies Auditorium, University of Oslo
Poland, Warsaw, Kino Teka
Poland, Kracow, Kino Pod Baranami
Poland, Poznań, Kino Muza
Serbia, Veliko Gradiste, SILAFEST
Sierra Leone, Freetown, TBA
South Africa, Durban, Cinema Suncoast
Switzerland, TBA, TBA
Ukraine, Kiev, Astronomical Observatory, Kyiv Shevchenko National University
USA, Los Angeles, NASA Ames Research Center

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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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