Andreas Koefoed

Andreas Koefoed has degrees in sociology and anthropology from Copenhagen University and in documentary direction from The National Film School of Denmark. He has directed numerous documentaries since 2001, focusing on universal stories on human existence. His movies have won awards on many festivals, including Tribeca, Amsterdam’s IDFA, Sheffield Doc, and CPH:DOX. In 2013, his film The Ghost of Piramida received our festival’s Chopin’s Nose Award for best documentary about art. His newest movie, At Home in the World, winner of the Best Midlength Film award at the IDFA festival in Amsterdam, will be screened at this year’s MDocsAG. At Home in the World tells the story of a school for refugee children in Denmark.