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THE HUMAN SCALE

Andreas M. Dalsgaard
DK 2012    52' 76'
⚬ Architecture & Design ⚬ Society 

Synopsis

50% of the world’s population lives in urban areas, by 2050 it will be 80%. Acclaimed architect Jan Gehl and his team are on a humanistic mission to reclaim public space in mega cities for pedestrians rather than cars. Shot in Denmark, LA, NY, China, Australia, New Zealand and India.

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Director

Andreas M. Dalsgaard

Producer

Signe Byrge Sørensen

Production Company

Final Cut for Real

Cinematography

Heikki Färm, Adam Philp, Manuel Claro, René Strandbygard, Casper Høyberg

Editors

Søren B. Ebbe, Nicolas Servide Staffolani

Music

Kristian Selin Eidnes Andersen

Awards

Child and Family Matters Award

Al Jazeera International Documentary Film Festival 2013

Green Cross Warsaw Award

Planete+ Doc Film Festival 2013

Best Feature Documentary

Kinookus FF 2013

Youth Award

Bergen IFF 2013

Festivals

DocPoint Helsinki 2013

One World FF 2013

Hot Docs 2013

Al Jazeera IDFF 2013

Dokufest 2013

Film Details

Runtime 52' 77'
Spoken Languages English
Production Countries Denmark

Biography

Andreas M. Dalsgaard graduated from the National Film School of Denmark as a fiction film director in 2009. He has a degree in visual anthropology from Université Denis Diderot Paris VII in 2004 and a BA in Anthropology from University of Århus 2003.

AFGHAN MUSCLES (2007) was Dalsgaard’s debut as a documentary director, and it became a festival hit, winning Best Documentary at AFI Los Angeles and Open Eyes Award at Rome MedFilm Festival. His most recent film, CITIES ON SPEED - BOGOTÁ CHANGE (2009) was selected for Reflecting Images at IDFA and won the audience award at IndieLisboa in Portugal. The short film COPENHAGEN (2009, fiction - winner of the CILECT Prize 2010, awarded by the world association of film schools) was Dalsgaard’s graduation film as a fiction director.

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