Marie Skovgaard

Marie Skovgaard

Denmark

Biography

Marie Skovgaard was born in 1983. She graduated from Film and media studies at Copenhagen University in 2010. She is known for her commitment to ‘minorities’ and ‘equality’; themes already consistent in the earlier projects she has been involved in. She has co-directed the VR-experience ‘Afripedia’ and has made films in Syria. She has worked on different television productions as a director and tv producer, amongst others BØRN ALENE PÅ FLUGT (2016) about unaccompanied child immigrants. She was also behind the digital project SYRIATYPES and co-directed the VR-project AFRIPEDIA, which was made during CPH:LAB at CPH:DOX. She debuted as a documentary feature director with THE REFORMIST - A FEMALE IMAM (2019), which was selected for the main competition at CPH:DOX.

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