An overview of CPH:DOX.

With CPH:DOX wrapping up in Copenhagen, it’s time for a review of the successful festival. Reviews of all the major documentaries from the festival will be available to read in our upcoming issue. Click here to read more about the issue. 

Joshua Oppenheimer was the top winner at the festival, with The Look of Silence winning the festival’s DOX:AWARD. Another Danish production, Olmo and the Seagull, won the NORDIC:DOX award. The full list of winners are below:

Awards at CPH:DOX 2014

“The Look of Silence” by Joshua Oppenheimer
Special Mention: “Democrats” by Camilla Nielsson

“Olmo & the Seagull” by Lea Glob & Petra Costa
Special Mention: “In the Country” by Anders Jedenfors

“E-Team” by Katy Chevigny & Ross Kaufmann
Special Mention: “Virunga” by Orlando Von Einsiedel

“The Dent” by Basim Magdy

Audience Award
“Just Eat It: A Food Waste Story” by Grant Baldwin

Reel Talent Award
The award is shared between Lea Glob (“Olmo & the Seagull”) and Camilla Nielsson (“Democrats”)

Due to festival popularity, there will be extra screenings of the documentaries in Copenhagen.

Emma Vestrheim

Emma Vestrheim is the editor-in-chief of Cinema Scandinavia. Originally from Australia, she is now based in Bergen, Norway, and attends major Nordic film festivals to conduct interviews and review new films.