Amsterdam Documentary FF

August B. Hanssen – Ida’s Diary #IDFA

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Take a look inside “Ida’s Diary”, a young girl’s personal portrait of her life dealing with mental illness, and the new documentary by August B. Hanssen.

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August B. Hanssen – Filmmaker – Ida’s Diary

FRED’s Matt Micucci interview August B. Hanssen, whose documentary “Ida’s Diary” was presented at IDFA 2014. He talks to us about how he came across the videos shot by Ida, the process of choosing the right material for his documentary and he also shares with us his thoughts on how cinema treats issues and themes related to mental illness.

“Ida’s Diary” is an unflinching and honest video diary by a young Norwegian girl whose life consists of great highs and deep lows.

  • Reporter
    Matt Micucci
  • Guest
    August B. Hanssen
  • Interviewee role
  • Film title
    Ida's Diary
  • Festival section
    Mid-Length Competition
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