OCTOBER 25, 1:00PM
Retrospective of producer/director Kim Magnusson recipient of seven Academy Awards® nominations and three Oscar® wins for short films.
Film Retrospective of Kim Magnusson
In 1995 he founded M&M Productions with his father, Tivi Magnusson. He has produced more than 140 films. He has been Oscar® nominated in the category “Live Action Short Film” seven times and won the coveted award 3 times, in1999 for Election Night and This Charming Man in 2002 and again in 2014 for Helium. Kim is a voting member of AMPAS® and both The Danish and The European Film Academy.
Denmark / Drama / 21 minutes
Director/Writer: Nicolaj Kopernikus
Producer: Kim Magnusson
Cast: Jesper Christensen, Nicolaj Kopernikus, Lars Ranthe, Patricia Schumann
Jørn is trying to get his father’s attention and love. He loves music. This is where he finds joy and happiness, but his father fails to see his talent. As an old man Jørn discovers that the music can set him free from his past.
1998 / Denmark / Drama / 11 min
Director:/Writer: Anders Thomas Jensen
Producers: Kim Magnusson, Tivi Magnusson
Cast: Ulrich Thomsen, Jens Jørn Spottag, John Martinus
On his way to the polls, an idealist yet absent-minded voter must endure continuous waves of racist cab drivers and their offensive remarks.
This Charming Man
2002 / Denmark / Comedy / 30 mins
Director: Martin Strange-Hansen
Writers: Flemming Klem, Martin Strange-Hansen
Producers: Mie Andreasen, Kim Magnusson, Tivi Magnusson
Cast: Martin Buch, Camilla Bendix
Lars Hansen is in a job training program. He finds a potential job at a print shop, but his paperwork gets mixed up with an El Hassan. He is scheduled for a Danish class, since he's apparently an immigrant, but is unable to get the mixup fixed. When he learns that the new teacher, Ida, will have the class canceled and lose her job.
2013 / Denmark / Drama / 23 min
Director: Anders Walter
Writers: Christian Garnst Miller-Harris
Producers: M&M Productions
Cast: Casper Crump, Pelle Falk Krusbæk
A young boy Alfred is dying, but through the stories about HELIUM - a magical fantasy world, told by the hospital's eccentric janitor Enzo, Alfred regain the joy and happiness of his life, and finds a safe haven away from daily life.