30.09. - 09.10.2021

The President Denmark, Austria 2011 | 59 min | OV | Colour | FF 2011

Christoffer Guldbrandsen

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Special interests, alliances and rules of the game are on the agenda when the 27 Heads of State elected the first President of the EU. The ambition was to find a strong leader, but the result turned out completely different: The new guy in power is unknown, never wanted the job, in fact, asked specifically not to get the job. In this film the EU’s leaders speak frankly about each others’ role in the whole process. “It’s very funny, but also an alarming picture of total European dysfunction” Nick Fraser, BBC

This event is proudly presented in cooperation with Freundeskreis Filmfest Hamburg e.V.
Original title: Præsidenten
Film type: Documentary Feature
Original language: Danish, English, German, French
Language and subtitles: OV
Director: Christoffer Guldbrandsen
Producer: Ane Mandrup Pedersen, Stine Meldgaard Madsen
Director of Photography: Nikolaj Øestergaard
Music: Halfdan E, Lars Daniel Terkelsen
Production Design:
Editor: Stig Bilde, Steen Johannessen, Janne Bjerg Sørensen, Bodil Kjærhauge
Sound: 0
Costume design:
Commissioning Editor:
Format: DigiBeta (PAL)
German Distributor:
World Sales: DR International Sales | Emil Holms Kanal 20 | 0999 Copenhagen C | Denmark | Phone: +45 3520 3040 | Email:
Production: Guldbrandsen film ApS


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