Friday, January 14, 2011

The Good Life cinema release

On the 2nd of February 2011, Eva Mulvad's feature length documentary film The Good Life will premiere in 40 cinemas across Denmark. The team behind the film will all be present in Grand Teatret in Copenhagen for the screening at 7pm, and Eva will be ready for an onstage interview, streamed directly to all the other cinema venues. For tickets, please visit Grand or another cinema near you. For more detailed information about the event and a full list of participating cinemas, please check out DOX:BIO

Tuesday, January 11, 2011

Phie Ambo and Maia Saabye Christensen research on a documentary film in India

Starting her work within documentary filmmaking in the Asian based Drokpa Movies in year 2000,Maia Saabye Christensen has directed and produced documentaries for the Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Danida, Save the Children, Unicef and other international and national aid-organisations. Starting out as a field-documentary filmmaker, Maia has complemented her hands-on origination with a tailor made study of master classes at the Short- and Documentary Film School by the Danish Film Studios. Holding a diploma degree within communication from Copenhagen Business School, Maias interest lies in the sociological and philosophical aspects of life and she holds an anthropological kind of know-how on the grounds of mind-sciences through 25 years of study of tibetan buddhist philosophy and associated sciences of brain behavioral research on the effects of meditation and mindfulness.

Currently Maia is working as foreign shoot assistant for Phie Ambo on Free the Mind, a film about the work of world leading brain scientist Richard Davidson and his research on the effects of meditation, and they is simultaneously researching on another film project set in India, together with execute producer Henrik Keith Hansen.