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FIGHTING DEMONS WITH DRAGONS

by Camilla Magid

SYNOPSIS

Most teenagers feel like outsiders, but in the case of these neuro-divergent high schoolers, becoming someone else helps them find themselves, friends, and a sense of belonging through cosplay - the activity or practice of dressing up as a character.

DETAILS

90 mins / Series

Denmark, Sweden

2024

Danish

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TRAILER

CREDITS

Director: Camilla Magid

Producer: Heidi Elise Christensen

Co-producer: Kerstin Übelacker, wehaveaplan

Production Company: Final Cut for Real

Cinematography: Mathias Døcker, Maria von Hauswolff, Talib Rasmussen, Simon Lereng Wilmont

Editor: Estephan Wagner

Supported by: Danish Film Institute, Swedish Film Institute, Film i Skåne, Nordisk Film & TV Fond

In collaboration with: DR, NRK, SVT

BIOGRAPHY

DIRECTOR - CAMILLA MAGID

Camilla Magid is an award-winning documentary filmmaker born in Copenhagen, Denmark. She studied film at the University of Copenhagen, attended the Film school SUPER 16 and studied Arabic Language and Culture at the Royal Danish Defense College. From this platform she made her first documentary, The Black Lines (2006), shot in Syria. She has since made several documentaries in from all corners of the world. Her previous film ”Land of the Free” (2017), about people being released from prison in the USA, won the Nordic competition at CPH:DOX and was shown at IDFA, Karlovy Vary, Telluride among others festivals.

SELECT FESTIVALS

THESSALONIKI 2024 - SILVER ALEXANDER AWARD〡DOKFEST MUNCHEN 2024〡ZAGREGDOX 2024〡 BIOGRAFILM 2024

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