"Between each layer, an onion has silky membranes. I like to think of myself as one. By being between the layers of reality and storytelling, the stories can pass through me, and together we create something beautiful, simple and sharp, just like an onion"
In 2011 Eva Mulvad (born 1972) won the prestigious, Danish ‚ÄĚRoos Award ‚ÄĚ granted for her entire body of work. Mulvad graduated from the Danish Film School in 2001 and by 2006 she had her international break-through with Enemies of Happiness, which focused on the female politician Malalai Joya‚Äôs political campaign ahead of the first democratic elections in Afghanistan 2005. The film won the Silver Wolf Award at IDFA and subsequently the World Cinema Jury Prize at the Sundance Film Festival.
With her intrinsic flair for drama and with many international awards in the baggage, Eva Mulvad is one of the most prominent Danish film-makers. Most recently Mulvad spent three years working on family-chronicle entitled The Good Life (2010). The film was shown at IDFA and went on to win the award for Best Documentary at Kalovy Vary International Film Festival.
- COMING SOON -
A¬† Modern Man¬†(coming in 2016)
This is a journey into a magical universe where dedicated people give life to our common heritage: classical music. The starting point is a good-looking guy from England...
- FILMS -
The Castle (2014)
The Samurai Case¬†(2011)
The Good Life¬†(2010)
The art of selling¬†(2007)
Enemies of Happiness¬†(2006)
The Last Dance¬†(2005)
AWARDS & FESTIVALS
The Good Life
Doc Alliance Award, Best Documentary.
Best Documentary at Karlovy Vary International Film Festival.
The Last Dance
Nordvisions Prize for Best Feature Documentary.
Enemies of Happiness
Cinema for Peace Award given to Malalai Joya ‚Äď the main character in Enemies of Happiness with.
World Cinema Jury Prize for Best International Documentary at¬†Sundance Film Festival 2007.
SilverDocs AFI/Discovery Channel Documentary, Washington: Special Mention
High School Jury: Best feature Documentary at¬†Cr√©teil Festival des Films De Femmes 2007.
International Premier Award at¬†One World Media Awards 2007.
Special Mention at¬†One World Human Rights Film Festival 2007.
Nestor Almendros Prize at¬†New York Human Rights Watch Film Festival 2007.
Audience Mention for Best Documentary at the¬†15th Mostra Internacional de film de dones, 2007.
Best International Documentary at¬†Expresi√≥n En Corto International Film Festival 2007.
Best Documentary at¬†Tv-festival Copenhagen, 2007.
Silver Wolf Award for Best Documentary under 60 min at IDFA 2006.
To The Director:
The prestigious, Danish ‚ÄĚRoos Award ‚ÄĚ for the entire body of work, 2011.
The golden mermaid Wift¬īs Wrize to Young Film Talents, 2006.
Steen Baadsgaards Pris, a prize given to a young documentary filmmaker, 2005.