CHRISTIAN BRAAD THOMSEN
Educated from the Danish Film School 1969.
Director, author, producer, distributor.
Director of Odense International Film Festival 1997 - 2005
Life time award from the State Artistic Council.
Jury member at Tehran Film Festival, Milano Film Festival, Festival of Nations (Austria) and Gothenburg Film Festival.
Feature films as director/producer:
Dear Irene (1971)
Wellspring of my World (1976)
Children of Pain (1977)
Dreams don't make noise when they die (1979)
Stab in the Heart (1981) Special jury prize at the San Remo Film Festival.
Ladies on the Rocks (1983) Director's prize at the Atlantic Film Festival.
The Blue Monk (1998) Carl Th. Dreyer Prize, Denmark.
Documentary films as director/producer:
The Squattor Trilogy (1972)
Dusan Makavejev (1972)
The One You Love (1980)
Flowers of Memory (1991) Grand Prix at The Danish Short Film Festival.
Karen Blixen - storyteller (1996) Best Portrait Film at The Danish Short Film Festival.
Morten Korch; You Are My Sunshine (1999).
Svend Åge Madsen; To Testify People (2002)
The Voice of Iran; Mohammed Reza Shajarian (2006)
Marilyn Mazur; Queen of Percussion (2006)
Blues for Montmartre (2011)
Fassbinder - to love without demands (2015). Grand Prix at Festival of Nations, Austria.
Books on cinema:
Godard - from gangsters to red guardists (1971)
Political filmmaking (1973)
The Non-Reconciled: Bunuel, Bresson, Tarkovskij, Godard, Pasolini, Straub (1988)
Fassbinder. Life and Work (1991)
Hitchcock. His Life and Work (1990)
Snapshots. Film, Politics, Psychoanalysis (1993)
The Camera as Pen: Francois Truffaut, Jean-Luc Godard, Claude Chabrol, Eric Rohmer, Jacques Rivette (1994)
Illness Transformed Into Beauty (Diary of The Blue Monk, 1998)
Dream Films, 100 of the best films of the century (2000).
Films in Hand Writing. Six Modern Danish Directors (2011)
The Lust and the Law (essays on psychoanalysis, 1983)
Freud. Sigi the Conqueror (biography, 1984)
The Rose and the Gypsy (children's novel, 1985)
The Prodigal Son (novel, 1988)
Heritage and Debts (childhood memories, 1990).
Bob Dylan - a Guide to his Records (1998).
Music without Borders - a Guide to World Music (2003)
Sing, O goddess, the anger! (memories, 2005)
Dream Jazz, 100 of the best jazz cd's (2009).
Boganis' Feast. Karen Blixen and her father (2010)
Willlie Nelson - the Voice of America (2013)