Daniel Junge Retrospective

Daniel Junge is an Oscar-winning (and 2-time nominated) and Emmy winning documentary filmmaker. His first feature-length film, CHIEFS, won the Grand Jury Prize at the Tribeca Film Festival and broadcast nationally on PBS.  His subsequent feature, IRON LADIES OF LIBERIA premiered at the Toronto Film Festival and aired on over 50 broadcasters worldwide including PBS and the BBC.  THEY KILLED SISTER DOROTHY, his third feature film, won the Audience and Grand Jury Prizes at the South by Southwest Film Festival before broadcasting on HBO and earning a 2010 Emmy nomination for Best Investigative Journalism.  Junge’s film THE LAST CAMPAIGN OF GOVERNOR BOOTH GARDNER was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Documentary Short in 2010.  Junge’s film SAVING FACE, won the 2011 Academy Award for Best Documentary Short.   Junge’s two most recent films – BEING EVEL and A LEGO BRICKUMENTARY premiered respectively at the Sundance and Tribeca Film Festivals and opened in theaters in 2015. Ten of Junge’s films will screen at BSDFF, and he will present a Master Class on Monday, February 20, as part of the DocShop filmmaker’s forum. 

DANIEL JUNGE SELECTIONS:

THE MOST DANGEROUS TOWN ON THE INTERNET, 2016, 24 minutes

BEING EVEL, 2015, 102 minutes

A LEGO BRICKUMENTARY, 2014, 93 minutes

FIGHT CHURCH, 2014, 83 minutes

SAVING FACE, 2011, 40 minutes

ONE DAY, 2011, 19 minutes

THE LAST CAMPAIGN OF GOVERNOR BOOTH GARDNER, 2009, 40 minutes

THEY KILLED SISTER DOROTHY, 2008, 94 minutes

IRON LADIES OF LIBERIA, 2007, 77 minutes

CHIEFS, 2002, 84 minutes

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