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Aslaug Holm

Director

Aslaug Holm (b. 1965), director and cinematographer recognized for her distinctive, personal style.  

Cinematographer and editor of one of the most successful and acclaimed documentaries ever to be theatrically released in Norway, Cool & Crazy (2001).  

She also directed The Rich Country (2006), following Jens Stoltenberg in the time leading up to him being elected Prime Minister in September of 2005. The film was awarded the FIPRESCI-award at the Tromsø International Film Festival (TIFF), where it also had its premiere.  

Her most notable film is Brothers (2015). The film premiered at CPH:DOX, and received the Best International Feature Documentary Award at Hot Docs in 2016. The same year she also received the National Film Award Amanda for Best Director.   

Her latest film, Generation Utøya (co-directed with Sigve Endresen) premiered at Hot Docs 2021. Generation Utøya has been nominated for the National Film Award Amanda 2021 in two categories, Best Documentary and Best Film. 

Filmography

2021 a-ha The Movie (co-directed with Thomas Robsahm)

2021 Generation Utøya (co-directed with Sigve Endresen)

2015 Brothers

2005 The Rich Country

 

 

Aslaug Holm's films at RIFF
a-ha: The Movie
Cinema Beats
Year: 2021
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