Election Night / Valgaften
Anders Thomas Jensen, Denmark, 1998.
Directed by: Anders Thomas Jensen
Script: Anders Thomas Jensen
Producer: Kim Magnusson, Tivi Magnusson
Production company: M&M Productions
Cinematography: Jens Schlosser
Editing: Anders Villadsen
Music: Jeppe Kaas
Cast: Ulrich Thomsen, Jens Jørn Spottag, John Martinus, Ole Thestrup, Farshad Kholghi
Format: 35 mm
Running time: 12'

Peter is a young idealist who suddenly remembers that he has forgotten to vote. He jumps into his car and on his way to the polls he is introduced to an array of taxi drivers with strong opinions about the human race.

Awards and Festivals
Academy Awards 1999 - Oscar Best Short Film

Directors Biography
Anders Thomas Jensen was born in 1972, Denmark. Self-taught writer and director. His short films are studded with awards. In three consecutive years he had a short film nominated for an Acadamy Award, films produced by M & M Productions: 'Ernst & the Light' (1996, co-directed with Thomas Villum Jensen), ‘Wolfgang’ (1997), and Oscar-winner 'Election Night’ (1998). Jensen's directorial feature film debut was with Flickering Lights’ (2000), a box office success, critics ranking it as a brilliant and witty buddy movie. Boxoffice success was repeated with ‘The Green Butchers’ (2003), a winner at Oporto, Brussels and Amsterdam, and Adam's Apples’ (2005).

Location and screening schedule: ZAGREB DANCE CENTER, Friday, October 21st at 20.30
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