influenza (on kirstine roepstorff)








official selection cph:dox 2018

special mention on art film festival 2019



influenza (on kirstine roepstorff) is a feature length documentary about the danish artist kirstine Roepstorff. As it  follows kirstine towards the biennale in Venice, the film becomes a film about creating itself.


it begins when kirstine was appointed danish national representative at the 57th edition of the worlds most prestigious art event, la biennale di venezia.


hovering between kirstines mind, her home and studio in rural Denmark, concrete sculptures in copenhagen, weavers in paris and architects and gardeners in  venice, the film portrays an artist from inside her head and our through  her eyes and hands to the expertise of different artisans.


the film premiered at cph:dox 2018.



director: bjarke underbjerg

producer: nanna friis, bjarke underbjerg

music composers: we like we (group)

katrine grarup elbo

josefine opsahl

sara nigard rosendal

tatinka fogh vindeliv

sound design: jakob strandgaard

dialogue editor: jacob langkjær

additional music: jesper mechlenburg

cinematographer: bjarke underbjerg

colourist: søren kahr

translators: amalie bischoff

matteo lobeira

arthur delay

anna jönsson

editor: bjarke underbjerg