28th Ji.hlava International Documentary Film Festival

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Thomas A. Østbye

country: Norway
phone: 4741449611
profession: Director, Producer
institution: PLYMSERAFIN
attending: 25. 10. 2023 - 28. 10. 2023
THOMAS A ØSTBYE is a distinctive voice among Norwegian directors. He’s known to combine artistic reflections on the documentary genre with contemporary political dilemmas. He made his mark with formally challenging documentaries like Imagining Emanuel, HUMAN, and 17000 Islands Interactive, The Play of Everyman and recently the hybrid documentary Weight. His films have screened at galleries, tv, cinema and festivals including Hotdocs, IDFA, MoMA, Sheffield and received a dozen awards including Nordic Dox Award at CPH:DOX. Østbye also makes art installations, photography, interactive film. In the film SOCIETY, he continues this artistic exploration both thematically and in form.
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