about

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Photo by André Hansen 2015

Ida Marie Gedbjerg, b. 1990, documentarist educated from the travelling film school Doc Nomads. With background in anthropology she has a special eye for the social ties that bind us and a profound curiosity for human-interest stories.

Her first documentary QAMAR, portraying a transgender refugee’s struggle in Denmark, was nominated for several awards and screened on the biggest LGBT-festival in Denmark, MIX-Copenhagen 2015.

Education

MA in Documentary Film Directing, Doc Nomads 2015-17

BA in Anthropology, Copenhagen University. 2010-2013.

Festivals & Awards
  • Nordisk film ‘Store Isbjørn’ 2016.
  • Fidé Festival (FRA) 2017, Ida Gil
  • Doc Lisboa (PRT) 2016, Ida Gil
  • AO Norte Film Festival 2016 (PRT), student film
  • Copenhagen Mix Festival 2015 (DNK), Qamar
  • Spot Filmfestival 2015 (DNK), Qamar
  • Aarhus Filmfestival (DNK) 2014, Qamar
  • Festival 5 sur 5 (BEL) 2014, Instants de la Louviere.