“Cold Case Hammarskjold” experience the Belgian premiere at the film festival Docville in Leuven. The Danish director Mads Brügger’s film about the death of UN secretary dag Hammarskjöld’s proposals during the opening night on 27 march. That made Docville announced today.
The international documentary film festival Docville in Leuven, from 27 march to 4 april to the fifteenth edition. The impressions are spread about Cinema ZED-Vesalius, 30CC/Wagehuys and Kinepolis Leuven. Programmator Frank Moens chose for the edition of 2019 for two central themes: love, and investigative journalism.
“Cold Case Hammarskjold” is the opening film. The production of Denmark, Belgium, Norway and Sweden has therefore the Belgian premiere and runs from 3 april in the cinema. The film is in Belgium distributed by Dalton Distribution. Director Mads Brügger comes to ‘Cold Case Hammarskjold’ personal proposals.
The Swede dag Hammarskjöld was secretary-general of the United Nations from 1953 to 1961. On september 18, 1961, he came to life in a plane crash during a peace mission to the former Congo. In his film, is trying Brügger the still existing mystery surrounding the death of Hammarskjöld to unravel. “The search leads to a crime that is much more horrifying than the murder of a UN-secretary”, say the organizers of Docville. The movie was at the end of January in a world premiere at the festival Sundance in Park City in Utah in the United States.