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Richard Raskin
Aesthetics and Communication
Aarhus University
Helsingforsgade 14
DK-8200 Århus N
Denmark

     

     

Principal research interests

The short fiction film; storytelling and story design; TV spots (strategies of storytelling and persuasion in television commercials and public service announcements); Holocaust images; Resistance culture; Jewish humor; functional analysis; Wings of Desire; Casablanca; Nuit et Brouillard; Bad Day at Black Rock.

Résumé

Born 21 January 1941 in New York City. Moved to Denmark in 1972 with wife and two children. Danish citizen since 2004.

University degrees
 
1961: B.A. Dartmouth College, USA.
1967: Ph.D. in French Literature, Johns Hopkins University, USA.
1983: Dr.phil., Faculty of Arts, Aarhus University.
Dissertation: The Functional Analysis of Art. An approach to the social and psychological functions of literature, painting and film.
 
Teaching positions
 
1963-1965: Johns Hopkins University. Baltimore, Maryland.
1965-1966: Howard University. Washington, D.C.
1966-1969: Haverford College. Haverford, Pennsylvania.
1969-1972: Assistant Professor. Columbia University. New York.
1972-1995: Associate Professor. Aarhus University, Romance Language Department (also teaching at the Department of Art History from 1985 to 1995)
1995-present: Associate Professor. Aarhus University, Department of Information and Media Studies, now a part of the Department of Aesthetics and Communication.
 
2013-present: Teaching production modules in the degree program called Multiplatform Storytelling and Production, administered by VIA Univeristy College and located in Filmbyen Aarhus - a professional bachelor education I co-founded.
Administrative experience (faculty level)
 
1994-1996: Vice Dean, Faculty of Arts, Aarhus University.

Publications


Artistic production

PAINTINGS

Oil and acrylic paintings have been included by juries in a number of restricted exhibitions, including Kunstnernes Påskeudstilling (1986, 1987, 1989, 1990) and Danmarks Radio's televised exhibition, Galleri 12 (1994). Exhibitions of paintings and graphics have also been held at Ribe Kunstmuseum (1984), Aktivitetshuset in Haderslev (1984), Galleri Gallo (1983, 1987, 1995) and Danish Broadcasting System (Aarhus, 2003). A number of paintings were featured in a TV program entitled Mosaik, produced by Aarhus University TV in 1991 and broadcast on the Aarhus Channel, as well as in a TV portrait shown on the Channel 2 regional news in July 1996. Thirty paintings exhibited at Aarhus University, Kunstforeningen Katrinebjerg, from September 17 to October 19, 2009. Fourteen paintings exhibited at Library for Language, Literature and Culture, Aarhus Univesity, October/November 2010.

POETRY

"Politics," Bijou Poetry Review, 12 September 2011.

SHORT FILMS

 

Reading Man (1996), 2 min

 

  • written, directed and edited by Richard Raskin.
  • 6th Annual Short Attention Span Film and Video Festival, shown at the Victoria Theatre in San Francisco (Oct. 24th 1997), the George Gund Theatre in Pacific Film Archive at Berkeley (Oct. 25th 1997), and The Knitting Factory in New York (Nov. 6th 1997).
  • Gallery 12 exhibition, organized by the Danish Broadcasting System in 1996.
  • shown on Channel 1 (DR1) on Sept. 15th and 29th and on Channel 2 (DR2) on Sept. 5th and 17th, 1996.
  • shown again on Channel 1 (DR 1) on the program "Du er på" on Dec. 18th, 1996.
  • The 20th Tokyo Video Festival, 1998.
  • shown on Canal + in Scandinavia, Dec. 1st 1999.
   

Sunflowers (1996), 2 min

  • written, directed and edited by Richard Raskin.
  • 17th Annual San Francisco Jewish Film Festival, shown at the Castro Theatre in San Francisco and the University of California in Berkeley in July 1997.
  • shown on Channel 1 (DR 1) on the program "Hul igennem" on February 25th and March 4th, 1998
  • 4th International Jewish Film Festival of Barcelona, 6-12 May 2002
   

 

Promise (2010), 8 min

 

  • Screenplay by Richard Raskin.
  • Directed by Morten BH, Kirsten Delholm and Henning Carlsen.
  • Produced by Henrik Underbjerg and Stefan Frost at Radiator Film.
  • Funded by New Danish Screen and Den Vestdanske Filmpulje.
  • Premiere at Cph Pix, Cinemateket, Copenhagen, 22 April 2010.
  • Broadcast on DRK 26 and 30 May 2010; in competition at Uppsala International Short Film Festival, 29 October 2010; Glasgow Short Film Festival, 18-19 February 2011; Minimalen Short Film Festival, Trondheim, 17 March 2011; Norwegian Short Film Festival, Grimstad, 17 June 2011; screened at Copenhagen Jewish Film Festival, 29 January 2011.
  • Honorable Mention for Best Short Film at the Norwegian Short Film Festival, Grimstad, 2011.

 

   

 

Life Is Like a Glass of Tea

(2010), 5:47

 

  • Written, produced and directed by Richard Raskin.
  • Assistant director and production manager: Christina Martiny Moltke.
  • Director of photography: Valdemar Leisner.
  • Lighting and production design: Jeppe Hovman.
  • Sound recording and sound editing: Steen Bondrop.
  • Editing and color grading: Michael Høyer Bæk.
  • Starring Robert Brody, Jonathan Bauer and Rabbi Yitzi Loewental.
  • Copenhagen Jewish Film Festival, 29 January 2011; selected for Jutland Competition at Nordisk Panorama, Aarhus, 23 September 2011; Jewish Eye – World Jewish Film Festival, Ashkelon, Israel, 13-21 November 2011; Austin Jewish Film Festival, 25, 28 and 30 March 2012.
   

Seven Minutes
in the Warsaw Ghetto

(2012), 7 min 48

  • Directed by Johan Oettinger.
  • Concept development by Emil Brahe and Johan Oettinger.
  • Screenplay by Richard Raskin.
  • Produced by Ellen Riis at Basmati Film in collaboration with Wired Fly.
  • Funded by New Danish Screen and Den Vestdanske Filmpulje.
  • In the official selection of over 100 international film festivals. Awards include: Special Distinction Award, Annecy Int'l Animated Film Festival, France, June 2012; Best Animation Award, Bornshorts Film Festival, Denmark, Sept 2012; Special Mention, Int'l Competition, Se-Ma-For Film Festival, Lodz, Poland, Oct 2012;Best Short Animation, La Boca del Lobo Int'l Film Festival, Madrid, Spain, Oct 2012; Best Debut Film, 10th Int'l Animation Film Festival "Tindirindis," Vilnius, Lithuania, Oct 2012; Honorable Mention, Aarhus Film Festival – Go Waest, Nov 2012; Audience Award, Best Danish Short Film at Flensburger Kurzfilmtage, Germany, Nov 2012; Grand Prize, 4th China Int'l (KingBonn) New Media Shorts Festival, Shenzhen, China, May 2013.
   

 

Film Festivals, Symposia and Related Work

Jury Member at International Film Festivals: "Méridiens," Aubagne (France), 25-30 November 1997, president; Festival Video Liège International (Belgium), 19-21 March 1998, president; Odense International Film Festival (Denmark), 9-14 August 1998; Mumbai International Film Festival - President of International Video Jury (India), 2-9 February 2000; Leeds International Film Festival (UK), 5-8 October 2000; Maastricht International Short Film Festival (Netherlands), 28 February-1 March 2002, president; European Short Film Festival, Maastricht (Netherlands), 21-23 October 2004, president; Cork Film Festival, International Jury, 9-16 October 2005; Aarhus Festival of Independent Arts (Denmark), 20-25 April 2006, president; Aarhus Festival of Independent Arts (Denmark), 25-30 April 2007, president; Uppsala International Short Film Festival, 22-28 October 2007; AFIA Film Festival (Denmark), 12-17 March 2008, president; Nordic Independent Film Awards, a division of "Minimalen," Trondheim, 6-8 March 2009, president; KORT, short film festival at Kinokino, Sandnes, Norway, 2-4 December, 2010, president; Glasgow International Short Film Festival, 18-20 February 2011; Flemish Jury, Leuven International Short Film Festival, 8-10 December 2011; International Jury, Dresden International Short Film Festival, 17-22 April, 2012; International Jury, Norwegian Short Film Festival, Grimstad, 13-17 June, 2012; Aarhus Independent Pixels Festival, 17-19 October, 2014; Art By Chance Ultra Short Film Festival, screening in 26 countries, organisation based in Istanbul, January 15-February 15, 2015.
 
Other Jury Work: Jury president, Højskolernes Filmfestival, 8 June 2002, 6 June 2003, 2 June 2004, 8 June 2005. Jury president, Jydsk-Fynsk Elevfilmfestival, 2 November 2002. Jury member, VideoMarathon (Copenhagen), October 2003, September 2004, September 2005. Nordisk Panorma, "Live Moose Race" video marathon, September 2006. Elevfilmfestival Vest, Øst for Paradis, 25 Nov 2006. Kort&Godt reklamefilmkonkurrence, April 2007. Jury member, Talentfilm, Studenterhuset, 26 November 2008; Oregon Filmkonkurrence: Filmfest Midtjylland (Børn og Unge), 7 May 2009; Jury member, Viral competition conducted by the Danish Dairy Association, January 2010; "Lav film i skolen," filmfestival for lærerstuderende, Silkeborg; Kort og Godt reklamefilmkonkurrence, May 2010; Oregon Filmkonkurrence: Filmfest Midtjylland (Børn og Unge), 30 May 2011; Mentor for the category "Short Short Narrative" at the Aarhus Independent Pixels Festival, October 17-19, 2014.
Official Observer/Evaluator at International Film Festivals: "Grand témoin," International Short Film Festival at Clermont-Ferrand (France), 23-31 January 1998.
 
Official Opponent at Feedback Sessions, Århus Film Workshop: 21 April 2008.
 
Short Film Seminars at International Film Festivals: Göteborg Film Festival, 5 February 1999; Festival of Festivals (Aarhus), 1 October 1999; Mumbai International Film Festival (Bombay), 8 February 2000; Nordisk Panorama (Bergen), 21 September 2000; Maastricht Short Film Festival, 1 March 2002; Vienna Film Academy Festival, 9 May 2003; Skånska Filmdagarna, 24 May 2003; Minimalen (Trondheim, Norway), 27 March 2006; Aarhus Festival of Independent Arts, 27 April 2007; Uppsala International Short Film Festival, 25 October 2007; AFIA Film Festival (Aarhus), 15 March 2008; Uppsala International Short Film Festival, 29 October 2010; Encounters International Film Festival, 18 November 2010; KORT short film festival, Sandnes, 4 December 2010; Herning International Short Film Festival, 13 May 201; "What is a good short film?" – participation in panel discussion at Nordisk Panorama, 23 September 2011; "What Is a Good Short Film?" Jewish Eye – World Jewish Film Festival, Ashkelon, Israel, 17 November 2011; Masterclass, Leuven International Short Film Festival, 10 December 2011 Tampere International Short Film Festival, 9 March 2012; Masterclass, Dresden International Short Film Festival, 19 April 2012; Odense International Film Festival, 22 August 2012; Finnish Film Contact, Tampere International Short Film Festival, 7 March 2013; Uppsala International Short Film Festival, 23 October 2013; Minimalen International Short Film Festival, Trondheim, 13 March 2014; Aarhus Independent Pixels Festival, 17 October 2014; Uppsala International Short Film Festival, 22 October 2014; Minimalen International Short Film Festival, Trondheim, 23 April 2015.
 
Board Member: Festival of Festivals, now Århus Film Festival, 1997-ca. 2003; AFIA Film Festival, 2005-2009; Foreningen Jysk Filmnetværk (formerly Foreningen Århus Filmværksted), 2007-2010.

Other Festival Activities: Participation in panel discussion on "Kortfilmens berettigelse" sponsored by DR K at the Odense Film Festival on August 26th 2014. The discussion was hosted by Maria Månson and the other panelists were Vinca Wiedemann and Anders Walter.

Organizer of International Short Film Symposia:
1st, Aarhus University, March 20-21, 1996, with Liz Hughes (Australia), Didier Flamand (France) and Leslie McCleave (USA);
2nd, Aarhus University, March 5-6, 1997, with Pål Sletaune (Norway), Daphne Levin (Israel) and Dorthe Scheffmann (New Zealand);
3rd, Aarhus University, March 11-12, 1998, with Marcell Iványi (Hungary), Vincent Bal (Belgium) and Thomas Briat (France);
4th, Aarhus University, March 10-11, 1999, with Nina Mimica (Italy), Brad McGann (New Zealand) and Ariel Gordon (Mexico);
5th, Aarhus University, March 22-23, 2000, with Marianne Olsen Ulrichsen (Norway), John Lawlor (Ireland) and Jørgen Leth (Denmark);
6th, Aarhus University, March 21-22, 2001, with Charlie Call (USA), Petri Kotwica (Finland) and Marc-Andreas Bochert (Germany);
7th, Aarhus University, March 13-14 2002, with Asif Kapadia (UK), Elefteria Kalogritsa (Sweden) and David Greenspan (USA);
8th, Aarhus University, March 13-14, 2003, with Mitko and Andrea Panov (USA), Unni Straume (Norway/Italy), Oren Stern (Israel), and Stephanie Morgenstern and Mark Ellis (Canada);
9th, Aarhus University, March 17-18, 2004, with Sytske Kok and Rosan Dieho (Netherlands) and Gili Dolev (Scotland);
10th, Aarhus University, March 16-18, 2005, with Jonas Bergergård and Jonas Holmström (Sweden), Naomi Levari (Israel), Sigalit Liphshitz (Israel), and Arch Khetagouri (Netherlands);
11th, Aarhus University, March 15-17, 2006, with Hanna Andersson and Karin Arrhenius (Sweden), Stefan Arsenijevic (Serbia) and Frédéric Pelle (France);
12th, Aarhus University, March 12-14, 2008, with Hossein Martin Fazeli (Canada), Radu Jude (Romania), Jan Katsma and Debbie Kleijn (Netherlands).
14th, Aarhus University, March 17-19, 2009, with Eduardo Chapero-Jackson (Spain), Luis Prieto (Spain) and David Von Ancken (USA).
15th, Aarhus University, March 17-19, 2010, with John Lawlor (Ireland), Marianne Olsen Ulrichsen (Norway) and Aleksander Nordaas (Norway).
16th, Minimalen International Short Film Festival, Trondheim, Norway, 17 March 2011, with Eduardo Chapero-Jackson (Spain), John Lawlor (Ireland) and Unni Straume (Norway/Italy) – launching of Short Film Studies 1.2
17th, Uppsala International Short Film Festival, Sweden, 26 October 2011, with Marianne Olsen Ulrichsen (Norway) and John Smith (UK) - launching of Short Film Studies 2.1.
18th, Minimalen International Short Film Festival, Trondheim, Norway, 15 March 2012, with John Smith (UK), Marcell Iványi (Hungary) and Aleksander Nordaas (Norway) - launching of Short Film Studies 2.2.
19th, Uppsala International Short Film Festival, Sweden, 24 October 2012, with Jonas Bergergård, Jonas Holmström and Carina Ekman (Sweden) and Adrian Sitaru (Romania) - launching of Short Film Studies 3.1.
20th, Minimalen International Short Film Festival, Trondheim, Norway, 28 Febuary 2013, with Liz Hughes (Australia) and Pål Sletaune (Norway) - launching of Short Film Studies 3.2.
21st, Uppsala International Short Film Festival, Sweden, 23 October 2013 - launching of Short Film Studies 4.1.
22nd, Minimalen International Short Film Festival, Trondheim, Norway, 13 March 2013, with Ülo Pikkov (Estonia) - launching of Short Film Studies 4.2.
23rd, Uppsala International Short Film Festival, Sweden, 22 October 2014, with Sytske Kok (Netherlands) - launching of Short Film Studies 5.1.
24th, Minimalen International Short Film Festival, Trondheim, Norway, 23 April 2015, with Jørgen Leth (Denmark) and David Greenspan (USA) - launching of Short Film Studies 5.2.
 

Editorial positions

Founding Editor of SHORT FILM STUDIES, published twice a year by Intellect Books (U.K.), beginning in 2010/2011.
Founding Editor of P.O.V. [point of view] - A Danish Journal of Film Studies, 1996-2010, published twice a year by the Department of Information and Media Studies, University of Aarhus.
Member of the Editorial Advisory Board of In Short Journal, based at the University of Miami, beginning in 2008.
Member of the Editorial Committee of (Pré)publications, published by the Romance Language Department at the University of Aarhus, 1973-2003.

Publications

 
BOOKS
Life is Like a Glass of Tea. Studies of Classic Jewish Jokes. New expanded edition. New Orleans: Quid Pro Books, 2015, forthcoming.
 
Seven Minutes in the Warsaw Ghetto og With Raised Hands - En filmbog og DVD. Aarhus University Press, 2013, 79 pp.
 
A Child at Gunpoint. A Case Study in the Life of a Photo. Aarhus University Press, 2004; 192 pp.
 
The Art of the Short Fiction Film. A Shot by Shot Study of Nine Modern Classics. Jefferson, N.C. and London: McFarland Publications, 2002; 182 pp.
Kortfilmen som fortælling. Aarhus: Systime, 2001; 106 pp.
Nina Mimica, La guerra è finita. En filmbog. In collaboration with Leonardo Ceccini and Bernhard Hagen. Copenhagen: Gyldendal, 1999; 48 pp. + accompanying video cassette which includes an interview with the director.
Ariel Gordon, Adiós Mamá. En filmbog. In collaboration with Dorte Etzerodt and Claudio Bogantes. Copenhagen: Gyldendal, 1999; 48 pp. + accompanying video cassette which includes an interview with the director.
Giuseppe Tornatore, Nuovo Cinema Paradiso. En filmbog. In collaboration with Flemming Forsberg. Copenhagen: Gyldendal, 1993; 132 pp.
Jean-Jacques Beineix, 37o2 Le Matin/Betty Blue. En filmbog. In collaboration with Flemming Forsberg. Copenhagen: Gyldendal, 1992; 104 pp.
Life is Like a Glass of Tea. Studies of Classic Jewish Jokes. Aarhus University Press, 1992; 263 pp.
Life is Like a Glass of Tea. Studies of Classic Jewish Jokes. Philadelphia & Jerusalem: Jewish Publication Society, 1992; 263 pp.
Gustave Courbet's Les Casseurs de Pierres. Aspects of a Major Work of Art. Aarhus University Press, 1989; 122 pp.
Alain Resnais's Nuit et Brouillard. On the Making, Reception and Functions of a Major Documentary Film, including a new interview with Alain Resnais. Aarhus University Press, 1987; 184 pp.
Claude Goretta, La Dentellière. En filmbog. In collaboration with F. Forsberg and G. Boyson. Herning: Systime, 1987; 139 pp.
Farver: Begreber og betydninger. Aarhus University Press, 1987; 32 pp.
Color: An outline of terms and concepts. Aarhus University Press, 1986; 32 pp.
Elements of Picture Composition: A Digest of Major Contributions to the Study of Design in the Visual Arts. Aarhus University Press, 1986; 56 pp.
The Functional Analysis of Art. An Approach to the Social and Psychological Functions of Literature, Painting and Film. Aarhus: Arkona, 1982. Dissertation for Dr.phil. degree, 338 pp.
Til Raoul Wallenberg. Co-edited with Aage Jørgensen. Copenhagen: Samlerens Forlag, 1982; 64 pp.
Forms of Role-Playing in the Poetry of Tristan Corbière. University Microfilms, Ann Arbor, 1968; 181 pp. Ph.D. dissertation, Johns Hopkins University, U.S.A., 1967.

 

CHAPTERS IN BOOKS

"Camus' kritik af eksistentialismen," Studier i Camus. Solen og skyggerne, edited by Jon Auring Grimm and Mads Hansen. Aarhus: Philosophia, 2014, pp. 45-57.

"Bad Day at Black Rock and the Overcoming of Evil," A History of Evil in Popular Culture, edited by Sharon Packer and Jody Pennington. Santa Barbara, Denver and Oxford: Praeger, 2014, Vol 1, pp. 281-294.

"Foreword," Concentrationary Cinema. Aesthetics as Political Resistance in Alain Resnais's Night and Fog, edited by Griselda Pollock and Max Silverman. Oxford and New York: Berghahn Books, 2011, p. xi.

"Kortfilm," entry in Medie- og kommunikationsleksikon. Edited by Søren Kolstrup et al. Frederiksberg: Samfundslitteratur, 2009; pp. 260-261; 3rd edition (forthcoming), 2012.

"An interview with Samuel Bak." Icon of Loss. The Haunting Child of Samuel Bak, by Danna Nolan Fewell and Gary A. Phillips. Boston: Tucker Art Publications, 2009; pp. 71-77.

"Story design in the short fiction film," in Raindance Writers' Lab. Elliot Grove. London: Focal Press, 2008; pp. 119-125.

"Jon Bang Carlsen," entry in Encyclopedia of Documentary Film, ed. Ian Aitken. New York: Routledge, 2005; vol. 1, pp. 77-78.

"Vent: un court métrage de Marcell Iványi," in Arts d'occasion. Photographie et cinéma, ed. Michel Bouvier, Roger-Yves Roche and Evelyne Rogniat. Lyon: Université Lumière-Lyon 2, 2001; pp. 55-61.

"Un témoignage sur les films de la sélection internationale - 1998" (pp. 7-24) and "Observations on the films in the international selection - 1998" (pp. 63-80) in Grands témoins pour films courts / Great Witnesses for Short Films. Clermont-Ferrand: Sauve Qui Peut le court métrage, 1999.

"What is Peter Falk Doing in Wenders's Wings of Desire?" In Nordisk Film Forskning 1975-1995. En bibliografi & 10 essays i anledning af filmens 100 år, ed. Peder Grøngaard. Aarhus: Nordisk Dokumentationscentral for Massekommunikationsforskning, 1995; pp. 115-120.

"Five Explanations for the Jump Cuts in Godard's A bout de souffle." In Michelanea. Humanisme, litteratur og kommunikation. Aalborg Universitetsforlag, 1994; pp. 189-195.

"The Origins and Evolution of a Classic Jewish Joke," in Semites and Stereotypes: Characteristics of Jewish Humor, ed. Avner Ziv and Anat Zajdman. Westport & London: Greenwood Press, 1993; pp. 87-104.

FOUNDING EDITOR OF SHORT FILM STUDIES
Published by Intellect Journals, Bristol
ISSN print: 2042-7824 ISSN electronic 2042-7832 Peer reviewed
Volume 1, Number 1 (October 2010), 147 pp.
The War Is Over
(Italy), Undressing My Mother (Ireland), Village (France/South Africa)
 
Volume 1, Number 2 (March 2011), 175 pp.
Alumbramiento
(Spain), Derailment (Norway), Sunday
(Ireland)
 
Volume 2, Number 1 (October 2011), 121 pp.
With Raised Hands
(Poland), Kitchen Sink (New Zealand), Come
(Norway)
 
Volume 2, Number 2 (March 2012), 143 pp.
The Girl Chewing Gum
(UK), Wind (Hungary), In Chambers
(Norway)
 
Volume 3, Number 1 (October 2012), 108 pp.
The Cage
(Romania), Natan (Sweden)
 
Volume 3, Number 2 (March 2013), 202 pp.
Cat's Cradle
(Australia), Eating Out (Norway)
 
Volume 4, Number 1 (October 2013), 112 pp.
Matka
(Finland), The Bloody Olive (Belgium)
 
Volume 4, Number 2 (March 2014), 231 pp.
Body Memory
(Estonia), Seven Minutes in the Warsaw Ghetto (Denmark)
 
Volume 5, Number 1 (October 2014), 117 pp.
Urzad
(Poland), The Chinese Wall (Netherlands)
 
Volume 5, Number 2 (March 2015), forthcoming
The Perfect Human
(Denmark), Bean Cake (USA)
 
Volume 6, Number 1 (October 2015), forthcoming
Possum
(New Zealand) and On Suffocation (Sweden)

 

 

 

ARTICLES, REVIEWS & INTERVIEWS

published outside of Denmark

"A shot-by-shot breakdown of The Office / Urzad." Short Film Studies (UK), Vol. 5, No. 1 (2014), pp. 8-15.

"On Kieslowski's The Office / Urzad." Short Film Studies (UK), Vol. 5, No. 1 (2014), pp. 16-20. Republication of an article that first appeared in 2006.

"A shot-by-shot breakdown of The Chinese Wall / De Chinese Muur." Short Film Studies (UK), Vol. 5, No. 1 (2014), pp. 76-87.

"An interview with director Sytske Kok on The Chinese Wall." Short Film Studies (UK), Vol. 5, No. 1 (2014), pp. 88-91.

"An interview with screenwriter Rosan Dieho on The Chinese Wall." Short Film Studies (UK), Vol. 5, No. 1 (2014), pp. 92-94.

"On short film storytelling." Journal of Scandinavian Cinema (UK), Vol. 4, No. 1 (2014), pp. 29-34.

"Art and the Holocaust: Positioning Seven Minutes in the Warsaw Ghetto." Short Film Studies (UK), Vol. 4, No. 2 (2014), pp. 223-226.

"A shot-by-shot breakdown of Seven Minutes in the Warsaw Ghetto." Short Film Studies (UK), Vol. 4, No. 2 (2014), pp. 182-190.

"An interview with Johan Oettinger on Seven Minutes in the Warsaw Ghetti." Short Film Studies (UK), Vol. 4, No. 2 (2014), pp. 191-194.

"An interview with Ülo Pikkov onBody Memory/Keha Mälu." Short Film Studies (UK), Vol. 4, No. 2 (2014), pp. 138-140.

"A shot-by-shot breakdown of Body Memory/Keha Mälu." Short Film Studies (UK), Vol. 4, No. 2 (2014), pp. 130-137.

"A shot-by-shot breakdown of Matka/A Journey." Short Film Studies (UK), Vol. 4, No. 1 (2013), pp. 10-14.

"A shot-by-shot breakdown of The Bloody Olive." Short Film Studies (UK), Vol. 4, No. 1 (2013), pp. 74-87.

"An interview with Vincent Bal on The Bloody Olive." Short Film Studies (UK), Vol. 4, No. 1 (2013), pp. 88-90.

"A shot-by-shot breakdown of Natan." Short Film Studies (UK), Vol. 3, No. 1 (2012), pp. 10-27.

"An interview with Carina Ekman on Natan." Short Film Studies (UK), Vol. 3, No. 1 (2012), pp. 28-29.

"An interview with Jonas Holmström on Natan." Short Film Studies (UK), Vol. 3, No. 1 (2012), pp. 30-32.

"A shot-by-shot breakdown of The Cage." Short Film Studies (UK), Vol. 3, No. 1 (2012), pp. 62-67.

"A shot-by-shot breakdown of In Chambers." Short Film Studies (UK), Vol. 2, No. 2 (2012), pp. 214-228.

"An interview with Marcell Iványi on Wind." Short Film Studies (UK), Vol. 2, No. 2 (2012), pp. 173-176.

"A schematic breakdown of Wind." Short Film Studies (UK), Vol. 2, No. 2 (2012), pp. 168-170.

"A schematic breakdown of The Girl Chewing Gum." Short Film Studies (UK), Vol. 2, No. 2 (2012), pp. 132-136.

"A new interview with John Smith on The Girl Chewing Gum." Short Film Studies (UK), Vol. 2, No. 2 (2012), pp. 139-141.

"All killer no filler. An interview with Richard Raskin." Why Does Film Matter? Collection of interviews with journal editors at Intellect Books, UK, 2011, pp.4-5.

"A shot-by-shot breakdown of With Raised Hands." Short Film Studies (UK), Vol. 2, No. 1 (2011), pp. 8-12.

"An interview with Mitko Panov on With Raised Hands." Short Film Studies (UK), Vol. 2, No. 1 (2011), pp. 13-16.

"A shot-by-shot breakdown of Kitchen Sink." Short Film Studies (UK), Vol. 2, No. 1 (2011), pp. 50-62.

"An interview with Alison Maclean on Kitchen Sink." Short Film Studies (UK), Vol. 2, No. 1 (2011), pp. 64-69.

"A shot-by-shot breakdown of Come." Short Film Studies (UK), Vol. 2, No. 1 (2011), pp. 94-98.

"An interview with Marianne Olsen Ulrichsen on Come." Short Film Studies (UK), Vol. 2, No. 1 (2011), pp. 99-103.

"A shot-by-shot breakdown of Alumbramiento." Short Film Studies (UK), Vol. 1, No. 2 (2011), pp.158-175.

"An interview with Eduardo Chapero-Jackson on Alumbramiento." Short Film Studies (UK), Vol. 1, No. 2 (2011), pp.215-218.

"A shot-by-shot breakdown of Derailment." Short Film Studies (UK), Vol. 1, No. 2 (2011), pp.226-230.

"An interview with Unni Straume on Derailment." Short Film Studies (UK), Vol. 1, No. 2 (2011), pp.231-233.

"A shot-by-shot breakdown of Sunday." Short Film Studies (UK), Vol. 1, No. 2 (2011), pp.270-275.

"An interview with John Lawlor on Sunday." Short Film Studies (UK), Vol. 1, No. 2 (2011), pp.276-281.

"Entrevista a Richard Raskin" drama - REVISTA DE CINEMA E TEATRO (Associação Portuguesa de Argumentistas e Dramaturgos), no. 3 (February 2011), pp. 5-7; Richard Raskin interviewed by Daniel Ribas and Pedro Flores.

"A shot-by-shot breakdown of The War Is Over." Short Film Studies (UK), Vol. 1, No. 1 (2010/2011), pp.51-54.

"A shot-by-shot breakdown of Undressing My Mother." Short Film Studies (UK), Vol. 1, No. 1 (2010/2011), pp.60-62.

"An interview with Ken Wardrop on Undressing My Mother." Short Film Studies (UK), Vol. 1, No. 1 (2010/2011), pp. 63-66.

"A shot-by-shot breakdown of Village." Short Film Studies (UK), Vol. 1, No. 1 (2010/2011), pp.116-118.

"An interview with Ghislaine de Germon and Marianne Fonferrier onVillage." Short Film Studies (UK), Vol. 1, No. 1 (2010/2011), pp.120-121.

"An interview with Miles Goodall on Village." Short Film Studies (UK), Vol. 1, No. 1 (2010/2011), pp. 122-125.

"Kisa kurmaca filmde öykü tasarimi." Sekans - Sinema yazilari seçkisi (Turkey), no. 3 (2010), pp. 173-179; Turkish translation of "Story design in the short fiction film" (2008).

"Syv parametre for den fortellende kortfilmen." Tilt: Mediepedagogisk tidsskrift (Norway), 7.årgang, no. 1 (June 2008), pp. 16-20.

"Two Marseillaise scenes: from Casablanca to West Beirut." Canadian Journal of Film Studies, Vol. 16, No. 2 (Fall 2007), pp. 112-118.

"The moth in Merry Christmas, Mr. Lawrence." Asian Cinema, Vol. 18, No. 2 Fall/Winter 2007, pp. 281-287.

"On pacing in the short fiction film." Journal of Media Practice, Vol. 7, No. 6 (2006), pp. 159-160.

Review of Uncovering the Holocaust: The International Reception of Night and Fog, edited by Ewout van der Knaap. The Historical Journal of Film, Radio and Television, Vol. 26, No. 4 (October 2006), pp.621-623.

"Research project: Cinematic Representations of the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict. A Statement of Intentions." Nordicom Review, Vol. 27, No. 1 (February 2006), pp. 120-122.

Review of In Short: A Guide to Short Film-Making in the Digital Age, by Eileen Elsey and Andrew Kelly. Film International, Vol. 4, No. 1 (February 2006), pp. 92-93.

"Shortness and Breadth," Richard Raskin interviewed by Cecilia McAllister. Film Ireland, No. 127 (November-December 2005), pp. 28-29.

"Holocaust Film." Review of The Holocaust Film Sourcebook, edited by Caroline Joan (Kay) Picart. Review of Communication, Vol. 4, Nos. 3-4 (July-October 2004), pp. 304-307.

"An interview with John Lawlor." Nua: Studies in Contemporary Irish Writing, vol. IV, numbers 1 & 2 (2003), pp. 147-157.

"Camus's critiques of existentialism." Minerva: An Internet Journal of Philosophy, vol. 5 (November 2001).

"Far from Where? On the History and Meanings of a Classic Jewish Refugee Joke." American Jewish History 85/2 (1997), pp. 143-150.

"The Pleasures and Politics of Detective Fiction." Clues: A Journal of Detection [USA] 13, 2 (Fall/Winter 1992), pp. 71-113.
 
"God Versus Man in a Classic Jewish Joke." Judaism: A Quarterly Journal [New York] 40, 1 (Winter 1991), pp. 39-51.
 
"Le Chant des Partisans: Functions of a Wartime Song." Folklore [U.K.], 102, 1 (Summer, 1991), pp. 62-76.
 
"Casablanca and U.S. Foreign Policy." Film History [New York] 4, 2 (1990), pp. 153-164.
 
"On the 'Vincent' Signature and the Values Embodied in 'The Potato Eaters.'" Zeitschrift für Kunstgeschichte [München] 3 (1990), pp. 391-396.
 
"On the Background and Significance of Thurber's 'Seal in the Bedroom' Cartoon." Studies in American Humor [USA] 7 New Series 1989 [1993], pp. 45-57.
 
 

ARTICLES, INTERVIEWS AND BOOKLETS

published in Denmark

"Fortællekunst i kortfilmen – Retningslinjer for begyndere," 3. udgave, April 2011, 21 pp.

"The Art of Storytelling in the Short Fiction Film – Guidelines for Student Filmmakers," 3rd edition, April 2011, 21 pp.

"Identification: A Four-Phase Model," 16:9, 9. årgang, nummer 41 (april 2011).

"From Leslie Howard to Raoul Wallenberg: the transmission and adaptation of a heroic model," p.o.v. - A Danish Journal of Film Studies, no. 28 (December 2009), pp. 87-106.

"An interview with David Von Ancken on Bullet in the Brain," p.o.v. - A Danish Journal of Film Studies, no. 27 (March 2009), pp. 29-32.

"A shot-by-shot breakdown of Bullet in the Brain," p.o.v. - A Danish Journal of Film Studies, no. 27 (March 2009), pp. 12-28.

"An interview with Eduardo Chapero-Jackson on Alumbramiento," p.o.v. - A Danish Journal of Film Studies, no. 27 (March 2009), pp. 59-65.

"Three critiques of the Borat number, 'Throw the Jew down the well,'" p.o.v. - A Danish Journal of Film Studies, no. 26 (December 2008), pp. 99-109.

"An interview with Hossein Martin Fazeli on T-Shirt," p.o.v. - A Danish Journal of Film Studies, no. 25 (March 2008), pp. 33-36.

"An interview with Radu Jude on The Tube with a Hat," p.o.v. - A Danish Journal of Film Studies, no. 25 (March 2008), pp. 63-67.

"An interview with Ada Solomon, producer of The Tube with a Hat," p.o.v. - A Danish Journal of Film Studies, no. 25 (March 2008), pp. 68-69.

"Jack Elam and the Fly in Once Upon a Time in the West," p.o.v. - A Danish Journal of Film Studies, no. 24 (December 2007), pp. 45-53.

"On being Jewish – A personal view," Rambam.Tidsskrift for jødisk kultur og forskning, 16 / 2007, p. 71.

"Storytelling and promotional properties of the Audi ad, Tracks," p.o.v. - A Danish Journal of Film Studies, no. 23 (March 2007), pp. 109-122.

"Kitchen Counter: A Case Study of a Recent Danish TV Commercial," p.o.v. - A Danish Journal of Film Studies, no. 23 (March 2007), pp. 91-108.

"The Original Function of Groucho Marx's Resignation Joke," 16:9 5. årgang, nr. 20 (februar 2007).

"On Kieslowski's Urzad," p.o.v. - A Danish Journal of Film Studies, no. 22 (December 2006), pp. 75-85.

"Jon Bang Carlsen," p.o.v. - A Danish Journal of Film Studies, no. 22 (December 2006), pp. 86-88.

"The Three Endings of Capra's Lost Horizon (1937), p.o.v. - A Danish Journal of Film Studies, no. 22 (December 2006), pp. 89-94.

"An interview with Hisham Zaman on Bawke," p.o.v. - A Danish Journal of Film Studies, no. 21 (March 2006), pp. 7-11.

"An interview with Hanna Andersson on Staircase," p.o.v. - A Danish Journal of Film Studies, no. 21 (March 2006), pp. 36-39.

"An interview with Karin Arrhenius on Staircase," p.o.v. - A Danish Journal of Film Studies, no. 21 (March 2006), pp. 40-41.

"An interview with Stefan Arsenijevic on (A)Torsion," p.o.v. - A Danish Journal of Film Studies, no. 21 (March 2006), pp. 62-65.

"Butterfly and Firing Squad: A comparison of two TV spots representing state terror," p.o.v. - A Danish Journal of Film Studies, no. 20 (December 2005), pp. 105-125.

Making Public Service TV Spots. Guidelines for Student Filmmakers. Department of Information and Media Studies, Aarhus University, 2005; 20 pp.

"A Thematic Typology of Anti-Tobacco TV Spots," p.o.v. - A Danish Journal of Film Studies, no. 19 (March 2005), pp. 113-135.

"Oh Harold. A Case Study of a 30-Second TV Spot," p.o.v. - A Danish Journal of Film Studies, no. 19 (March 2005), pp. 89-112.

"An interview with Arch Khetagouri on Heritage," p.o.v. - A Danish Journal of Film Studies, no. 19 (March 2005), pp. 10-14.

"An interview with Sigalit Liphshitz on Cock Fight," p.o.v. - A Danish Journal of Film Studies, no. 19 (March 2005), pp. 16-23.

"An interview with Naomi Levari on Draft," p.o.v. - A Danish Journal of Film Studies, no. 19 (March 2005), pp. 32-37.

"An interview with Karina Eckman on Natan," p.o.v. - A Danish Journal of Film Studies, no. 19 (March 2005), pp. 55-57.

"An interview with Jonas Holström on Natan," p.o.v. - A Danish Journal of Film Studies, no. 19 (March 2005), pp. 58-61.

"Italo Calvino and inevitability in storytelling," p.o.v. - A Danish Journal of Film Studies, no. 18 (December 2004), pp. 103-108.

"A Child at Gunpoint," Jødisk Orientering, årgang 2004, nr. 4 (april), pp. 16-17.

"An interview with Luis Prieto on Bamboleho," p.o.v. - A Danish Journal of Film Studies, no. 17 (March 2004), pp. 12-19.

"An interview with Gili Dolev on Promise Land," p.o.v. - A Danish Journal of Film Studies, no. 17 (March 2004), pp.88-93.

"An interview with Rosan Dieho on The Chinese Wall," p.o.v. - A Danish Journal of Film Studies, no. 17 (March 2004), pp. 106-109.

"On unhappy endings, politics and storytelling: An interview with Milcho Manchevski," p.o.v. - A Danish Journal of Film Studies, no. 16 (December 2003), pp. 76-94.

"The politics of Election Night (Valgaften)," p.o.v. - A Danish Journal of Film Studies, no. 16 (December 2003), pp. 66-75.

"A note on the photograph of the boy in Warsaw (1943)," p.o.v. - A Danish Journal of Film Studies, no. 15 (March 2003), p. 8.

"An interview with Mitko Panov on With Raised Hands," p.o.v. - A Danish Journal of Film Studies, no. 15 (March 2003), pp. 9-18.

"An interview with Unni Straume on Derailment," p.o.v. - A Danish Journal of Film Studies, no. 15 (March 2003), pp. 47-50.

"An interview with Tom Remlov on Derailment," p.o.v. - A Danish Journal of Film Studies, no. 15 (March 2003), pp. 54-56.

"An interview with Oren Stern on Funeral at Parc de France," p.o.v. - A Danish Journal of Film Studies, no. 15 (March 2003), pp. 100-103.

"Bogart's nod in the Marseillaise scene: A physical gesture in Casablanca." p.o.v. - A Danish Journal of Film Studies, no. 14 (December 2002), pp. 136-142.

"An interview with Elefteria Kalogritsa on The Face of Time." p.o.v. - A Danish Journal of Film Studies, no. 13 (March 2002), pp. 17-22.

"An interview with David Greenspan on Bean Cake." p.o.v. - A Danish Journal of Film Studies, no. 13 (March 2002), pp. 49-58.

"An interview with Alison Maclean on Kitchen Sink." p.o.v. - A Danish Journal of Film Studies, no. 13 (March 2002), pp. 101-110.

"European versus American storytelling: the case of The Third Man." p.o.v. - A Danish Journal of Film Studies, no. 12 (December 2001), pp. 91-100.

"An interview with Petri Kotwica on Las Nueve Vidas." p.o.v. - A Danish Journal of Film Studies, no. 11 (March 2001), pp. 13-15.

"An interview with Charlie Call on Peep Show." p.o.v. - A Danish Journal of Film Studies, no. 11 (March 2001), pp. 59-64.
"An interview with Marc-Andreas Bochert on Kleingeld." p.o.v. - A Danish Journal of Film Studies, no. 11 (March 2001), pp. 105-109.

"Kleingeld and storytelling." p.o.v. - A Danish Journal of Film Studies, no. 11 (March 2001), pp. 123-126.

"An interview with Asif Kapadia on The Sheep Thief." p.o.v. - A Danish Journal of Film Studies, no. 9 (March 2000), pp. 29-46.

"An interview with Claude Sainte Antoine on New York Encounter." p.o.v. - A Danish Journal of Film Studies, no. 9 (March 2000), pp. 75-80.

"An interview with Bruno de Almeida on On the Run." p.o.v. - A Danish Journal of Film Studies, no. 9 (March 2000), pp. 119-126.

"On dialogue-based storytelling in the short fiction film." p.o.v. - A Danish Journal of Film Studies, no. 9 (March 2000), pp. 109-113.

"An interview with Daniel Kothenschulte on Dogma 95." p.o.v. - A Danish Journal of Film Studies, no. 10 (December 2000), pp. 181-190.

The Art of Storytelling in the Short Fiction Film. Guidelines for Student Filmmakers. Department of Information and Media Studies, 1999/2002, 33 pp.

Fortaellekunst i kortfilmen. Retningslinier for begyndere. Department of Information and Media Studies, 1999/2002, 33 pp.

"An interview with Marianne Olsen Ulrichsen on Come." p.o.v. - A Danish Journal of Film Studies, no. 7 (March 1999), pp. 13-22.

"Wordless eloquence in Come." p.o.v. - A Danish Journal of Film Studies, no. 7 (March 1999), pp. 35-44.

"An interview with Brad McGann on Possum." p.o.v. - A Danish Journal of Film Studies, no. 7 (March 1999), pp. 92-106.

"An interview with Ariel Gordon on Goodbye Mom." p.o.v. - A Danish Journal of Film Studies, no. 7 (March 1999), pp. 145-154.
 
"Consistency and surprise in the short fiction film." p.o.v. - A Danish Journal of Film Studies, no. 7 (March 1999), pp. 161-165.
"It's images you can trust less and less." An interview with Wim Wenders on Wings of Desire. p.o.v. - A Danish Journal of Film Studies, no. 8 (December 1999), pp 5-20.
 
"If there is such a thing as real angels." An interview with Henri Alekan on Wings of Desire. p.o.v. - A Danish Journal of Film Studies, no. 8 (December 1999), pp. 21-37.

"Bringing images to life." An interview with Agnès Godard on Wings of Desire. p.o.v. - A Danish Journal of Film Studies, no. 8 (December 1999), pp. 38-46.

"Wim invents the film while shooting." An interview with Bruno Ganz on Wings of Desire. p.o.v. - A Danish Journal of Film Studies, no. 8 (December 1999), pp. 47-57.
"To see with a child's heart." An interview with Solveig Dommartin on Wings of Desire. p.o.v. - A Danish Journal of Film Studies, no. 8 (December 1999), pp. 58-64.
"What is Peter Falk Doing in Wings of Desire?" p.o.v. - A Danish Journal of Film Studies, no. 8 (December 1999), pp. 141-156.
"Camera Movement in the Dying Man Scene in Wings of Desire." p.o.v. - A Danish Journal of Film Studies, no. 8 (December 1999), pp. 157-170.
A bibliography on Wings of Desire. p.o.v. - A Danish Journal of Film Studies, no. 8 (December 1999), pp. 171-176.
"An Interview with Marcell Iványi on Wind." p.o.v. - A Danish Journal of Film Studies, no. 5 (March 1998), pp. 15-22.
"An Interview with Yvette Biró on Wind." p.o.v. - A Danish Journal of Film Studies, no. 5 (March 1998), pp. 23-30.
"An Interview with Thomas Briat on Immediate Departure." p.o.v. - A Danish Journal of Film Studies, no. 5 (March 1998), pp. 63-74.
"An Interview with Mary-Anne de la Palme on Immediate Departure." p.o.v. - A Danish Journal of Film Studies, no. 5 (March 1998), pp.75-78.
"An Interview with Amira Casar on Immediate Departure." p.o.v. - A Danish Journal of Film Studies, no. 5 (March 1998), pp. 79-82.
"An Interview with Bruno Lochet on Immediate Departure." p.o.v. - A Danish Journal of Film Studies, no. 5 (March 1998), pp. 83-84.
"On the Ending of Immediate Departure." p.o.v. - A Danish Journal of Film Studies, no. 5 (March 1998), pp. 93-98.
"An Interview with Vincent Bal on The Bloody Olive." p.o.v. - A Danish Journal of Film Studies, no. 5 (March 1998), pp. 117-122.
"Five Parameters for Story Design in the Short Fiction Film." p.o.v. - A Danish Journal of Film Studies, no. 5 (March 1998), pp. 163-207.
"Kortfilm og novellefilm - der er forskel!" Dansk Novellefilm Programavis (November 1998), p. 13.
"An interview with Alan Alda on storytelling in film." p.o.v. - A Danish Journal of Film Studies, no. 6 (December 1998), pp. 156-167.
"Five Explanations for the Jump Cuts in Godard's A bout de souffle." p.o.v. - A Danish Journal of Film Studies, no. 6 (December 1998), pp. 141-153.
"Eating Out and the Esthetics of Surprise." p.o.v. - A Danish Journal of Film Studies, no. 3 (March 1997), pp. 26-30.
On The Beach: An Interview with Dorthe Scheffmann." p.o.v. - A Danish Journal of Film Studies, no. 3 (March 1997), pp. 45-62.
"On Causality in The Price is Right." p.o.v. - A Danish Journal of Film Studies, no. 3 (March 1997), pp. 91-96.
"Camera Movement in Wings of Desire." p.o.v. - A Danish Journal of Film Studies, no. 4 (December 1997), pp. 79-100.
"Om Den tredje mands ulykkelige slutning." Aarhus Universitets Forskningsfond - Årsberetning 1996, pp. 2-5.
Guidelines for digital editing with video cube. Department of Information and Media Science, 1996; 8 pp.
"Cat's Cradle: From Screenplay to Film." p.o.v. - A Danish Journal of Film Studies, no. 1 (March 1996), pp. 45-52.
"La Vis: Making Sense of the Ending." p.o.v. - A Danish Journal of Film Studies, no. 1 (March 1996), pp. 85-92.
"An interview with Gregor Nicholas on Avondale Dogs." p.o.v. - A Danish Journal of Film Studies, no. 1 (March 1996), pp. 127-135.
"Quotes and Notes on Storytelling for Student Filmmakers." Department of Information and Media Sciences, Aarhus University, 1996, 40 pp.
"Camus' Critiques of Existentialism: A Brief Overview." (Pré)publications 154 (October 1996), pp. 1-10.
"A Note on Closure in Truffaut's Les 400 Coups." p.o.v. - A Danish Journal of Film Studies, no. 2 (December 1996), pp. 95-100.
"Closure in The Third Man: On the Dynamics of an Unhappy Ending." p.o.v. - A Danish Journal of Film Studies, no. 2 (December 1996), pp. 101-119.
"Set-up/Pay-off and a Related Figure." p.o.v. - A Danish Journal of Film Studies, no. 2 (December 1996), pp. 53-74.
"Voir avec un coeur d'enfant. Un entretien avec Solveig Dommartin sur Les ailes du désir." (Pré)publications 147 (March 1995), pp. 3-16.
"Jødiske koryfæer." Review of Claus Secher's Den moralske Don Juan in Standart 9. årg. nr. 1 (March-May 1995), p. 28.
"Sur Monsieur Hire: un entretien avec Patrice Leconte, suivi d'une filmographie et d'une bibliographie sur Monsieur Hire." (Pré)publications 150 (December 1995), pp. 3-18.
"It's images you can trust less and less. An interview with Wim Wenders on Wings of Desire." (Pré)publications 145 (October 1994), pp. 26-37.
"Wim invents the film while shooting. An interview with Bruno Ganz on Wings of Desire." (Pré)publications 146 (December 1994), pp. 24-31.
"Faire vivre les images: une interview avec Agnès Godard sur Les ailes du désir." (Pré)publications 142 (February 1994), pp. 42-56.
"Si tant est qu'il existe des anges réels. Un entretien avec Henri Alekan sur Les ailes du désir et sur l'art de l'image." (Pré)publications 141 (November 1993), pp. 41-58.
"An update on film literature libraries in Paris and London." (Pré)publications 140 (August 1993), p. 44.
"Langt? Langt hvorfra? En klassisk jødisk flygtninge-vittighed." Rambam. Tidsskrift for jødisk kultur og forskning [Copenhagen] no. 2 (1993), pp. 88-92.
Review of a Danish edition of Camus' Mythe de Sisyphe in Standart 7. årg. nr. 3 (August-October 1993), pp. 6-7.
"Varieties of Film Sound: A New Typology." (Pré)publications 132 (April 1992), pp. 32-48.
Review of a Danish edition of Camus' Carnets in Standart 6. årg. nr. 4 (October-December 1992), p. 24.
"Procedures for collecting the literature on any film." (Pré)publications 132 (April 1992), pp. 49-52.

"Jewish Jokes as Reversible Figures: A Major Interpretive Property." (Pré)publications 122 (April 1990), pp. 50-53.

"On the challenge and compromises of Chabrol's Le Boucher." (Pré)publications 115 (January 1989), pp. 36-47.
"Mennesket versus Gud i en klassisk jødisk vittighed." Slagmark 14 (Autumn 1989), pp. 90-102.
"En klassisk jødisk vittighed." Alef. Tidsskrift for jødisk kultur 4 (December 1989), pp. 8-11.
Some procedures for sound editing on videotape. Aarhus University Press, 1987; 19 pp.
Louis Malle's Lacombe Lucien. Ed. RR, with a preface by Louis Malle. Copenhagen: Fransklærerforeningens Bogudgivelser, 1986; 80 pp.
 
Claude Chabrol's Que la bête meure. Ed. RR. Viborg: Fransklærerforeningens Bogudgivelser, 1985; 53 pp.
"On Beckett's Acte sans paroles and Games People Play." (Pré)publications 90 (October 1984), pp. 44-50.
Funktionel kunstanalyse. En indfaldsvinkel til litteraturens, maleriets og filmens sociale og psykologiske funktioner. Oversat af Aage Jørgensen. Privattryk, Århus 1982. 17 s. (Résumé of doctoral thesis.)
"For the functional analysis of art: a general typology." (Pré)publications 68 (November 1981), pp. 3-28.
"Camus' La Peste: A Functional Approach." (Pré)publications 63 (February 1980), pp. 3-18.
"Le débat de Villon et de son cuer." (Pré)publications 50 (July 1979), pp. 26-37.
"The Pleasures and Politics of Detective Fiction." (Pré)publications 52 (September 1979), pp. 3-59.
"For a Functionalist Theory of Literature." (Pré)publications 30 (February 1977), pp. 3-59.
"Art and Revolution: 3 1/2 Socialist Models." (Pré)publications 14 (January 1975), pp. 28-38.
"On the decolonization of the mind in Descartes' Méditations." (Pré)publications 15 (March 1975), pp. 36-39.
"Esquisse d'une critique du cogito." (Pré)publications 15 (March 1975), pp. 40-46.
"On the Model for Social Action in La Peste." (Pré)publications 2 (June 1973), pp. 21-33.
 
"Fonctions sociales de la littérature de la Résistance." (Pré)publications 5 (October 1973), pp. 11-46.
"Fortolkning af Charles Baudelaires 'Le crépuscule du soir.'" (Pré)publications 7 (December 1973), pp. 31-34.
 

EDITOR OF THE FOLLOWING ISSUES OF

P.O.V. - A DANISH JOURNAL OF FILM STUDIES
1996-2009 ISSN print: 1396-1160 ISSN electronic 1902-2131
Peer-reviewed as of Issue No. 24

No. 28 (December 2009),110 pp.
Good Guy / Bad Guy

No. 27 (March 2009), 94 pp.
Two Short Films: Bullet in the Brain
and Alumbramiento

No. 26 (December 2008), 116 pp.
Humor in film, TV and other media

No. 25 (March 2008), 104 pp.
Three Short Films: Kitchen Sink, T-Shirt,The Tube with a Hat

No. 24 (December 2007), 58 pp.
The Western

No. 23 (March 2007), 136 pp.
Danish TV and theatrical commercials

No. 22 (December 2006), 98 pp.
Documentary Film

No. 21 (March 2006), 88 pp.
Three Recent Short Fiction Films: Bawke, Staircase, (A)Torsion

No. 20 (December 2005), 128 pp.
Terrorism and film.

No. 19 (March 2005), 137 pp.
Short fiction films and TV spots.

No. 18 (December 2004), 112 pp.
Storytelling.

No. 17 (March 2004), 112 pp.
Four short films: Bamboleho, Save the Children, Promise Land, The Chinese Wall.

No. 16 (December 2003), 130 pp.
Film & Politics.

No. 15 (March 2003), 208 pp.
Four short films:With Raised Hands, Derailment, Funeral at Parc de France,
and Remembrance.

No. 14 (December 2002), 146 pp.
Casablanca

No. 13 (March 2002), 142 pp.

Issue devoted to a number of short films, including The Face of Time, Bean Cake and The Office, and to documentary filmmaking more generally.

No. 12 (December 2001), 176 pp.
Comparisons of American and European cinema, television and practices in other media.

No. 11 (March 2001), 128 pp.
Three Recent Short Fiction Films: Las Nueve Vidas, Peep Show, Kleingeld.

No. 10 (December 2000), 194 pp.
Aspects of Dogma.

No. 9 (March 2000), 130 pp.
Two Recent Short Fiction Films: The Sheep Thief, New York Encounter.
Bruno de Almeida: On the Run.

No. 8 (December 1999), 180 pp.
Wings of Desire.

No. 7 (March 1999), 168 pp.
Three Recent Short Fiction Films: Come, Possum, Goodbye Mom.

No. 6 (December 1998), 172 pp.
The Art of Film Editing. Alan Alda on Storytelling.

No. 5 (March 1998), 211 pp.
Three Recent Short Fiction Films: Wind, Immediate Departure, The Bloody Olive.

No. 4 (December 1997), 155 pp.
On camera movement and filmic space. On metaphor in film.

No. 3 (March 1997), 161 pp.
Three Recent Short Fiction Films: Eating Out, The Beach, The Price Is Right.

No. 2 (December 1996), 119 pp.
Functions of the film title. On the concepts of set-up and pay-off. How films end.

No. 1 (March 1996), 145 pp.
Three Recent Short Fiction Films: Cat's Cradle, La Vis, Avondale Dogs.

 

PAPERS, LECTURES, SEMINARS, WORKSHOPS

Holocaust Issues. Keynote speaker at seminar on Representations of the Holocaust in Literature, Art and Film, "Two Short Films and Reflections on Art and the Holocaust, PhD School, Humanities Faculty, Copenhagen University, 14 November 2014; On the Making of Seven Minutes in the Warsaw Ghetto, Art Museum, Uppsala, as part of an exhibition devoted to Auschwitz, 23 October, 2013; Three Danish Films with Jewish Themes, Synagogue of the Liberal Jewish Community, Amsterdam, 15 October 2013; Two short fiction films: With Raised Hands and Seven Minutes in the Warsaw Ghetto, workshop on Iconic Images of Political Violence, Queen Mary College, University of London, 15 June 2013; Three Danish Films with Jewish Themes, Jewish Cultural Festival, Copenhagen, 6 June 2013; Nuit et Brouillard, Alliance Française, Viborg, 23 February 2012; European Film College, 19 January 2011; Shir Hatzafon, Copenhagen, 11 July 2010, Yom Ha'Shoah; European Film College, 19 January 2010; "Formalism and the case of Night and Fog." The Persistence of Form: Culture, History and the Aesthetic. 29th Annual Conference on Literature and Film. Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida, 30 January, 2004; presentation of Night and Fog at the Holocaust commemoration held at the Copenhagen Synagogue on 27 January 2002.

Screenwriting Workshops. Vila do Conde (Portugal), 4 November 2011; Aarhus Film Workshop, 28 May-5 June, 2011; Aarhus Film Workshop, 27 February-14 March, 2010; Aarhus Film Workshop, 28 March-25 April, 2009; Broby Grafiska (Sunne, Sweden), 30 September 2008; Film School, University of Art and Design, Helsinki, 10-14 May, 2004.

Story Design in the Short Fiction Film. Aarhus Independent Pixels Festival, 17 October 2014; Raindance Film School, 21 May 2014; London Film School, 20 May 2014; Uppsala International Short Film Festival, 23 October 2013; Birkbeck College, University of London, 17 June 2013; Raindance Film Festival, 8 May 2013; London Film School, 7 May 2013; Odense International Film Festival, 22 August 2012; Raindance Writer's Lab, London, 9 May 2012; London Film School, 8 May 2012; Masterclass, Dresden International Short Film Festival, 19 April 2012; Keynote lecture, Aarhus Short Film Challenge, 13 April 2012; Workshop for teachers, Odense Film Workshop; 12 April 2012; ARoS Art Museum, lecture in connection with Tony Oursler exhibition, 21 March 2012; Tampere International Short Film Festival, 9 March 2012; Masterclass, Leuven International Short Film Festival (Belgium),10 December 2011; Masterclass, Vila do Conde (Portugal),4 November 2011; Universitetets Filmdager, Kristiansand (Norway),12 October 2011; European Film College, 14 September 2011; Talent Camp Odense/Odense Fim Wokshop, 23 August 2011; London Film School, 17 May 2011; Raindance Writers Lab, London, 18 May 2011; Glasgow Short Film Festival, 19 February 2011; 18 Frames (Film School), Odense, 17 January 2011; KORT at Kinokino, short film festival, Stavanger, 4 December 2010; Encounters International Film Festival, Bristol, 18 November 2010; Raindance Writers' Lab, Apollo Theatre, London, 13 May 2010; London Film School, 11 May 2010; European Film College, 29 September 2009; Super-8, 22 September 2009; Raindance Writer's Lab, London, 13 May 2009; London Film School, 12 May, 2009; Molkom Folkehögskola (Sweden), 29 September 2008; Master Class at the London Film School, 7 May 2008; National Film School of Denmark, Copenhagen, 5 April 2008; AFIA Fim Festvial at Musikhuset, Aarhus, 15 March 2008; Århus Film Værksted, 28 February 2008, at Øst for Paradis; European Film College, 27 February 2008;Odder Højskole, 18 January 2008; Odder Højskole. 14 November 2007; Uppsala International Short Film Festival, 25 October 2007; Super8, Aarhus, 10 October 2007; "When the short is really short. On the art of cutting to the bone and killing darlings," Aarhus Festival of Independent Arts, 27 April 2007; Film i Värmland, Karlstad (Sweden), 29 March 2007; Efteruddannelse af dansklærere ved CVU-Vest, 15 November 2006; Minimalen (Short Film Festival), Trondheim, Norway, 27 March 2006; Kort & Dokumentar Filmskolen, 23 February 2006; Cork Short Film Symposium, 8 October 2005; London Film School, 10 March 2005; Goldsmiths College (University of London), 15 October 2004; The National Film School of Denmark, Animation Directing, 1 June 2004; Master Class, London Film School, 27 May 2004; Film i Skåne, 12-13 March 2004; Norwegian Film School, 1 March 2004; Master Class, Department of Radio, Television and Film, University of Texas at Austin, 26 January 2004; Skånska Filmdagarna, 24 May 2003; Vienna Film Academy Film Festival, 9 May 2003; Seminar om alternative filmformatter, Forening af Danske Dramaturger, Copenhagen, 29 March 2003; Goldsmiths College (University of London), 16 October 2002; London Film School, 14 October 2002; for staff members of Danish Broadcasting System in Aarhus on 8 April 2002; University of Trollhattan, Sweden, 3 April 2002; Northern Film and Media Center POEM in Oulu, Finland, and University of Oulu, 20 November 2001; European Film College, 18 October 2001; Festspillene i Nord-Norge, Harstad, Norway, 25-26 June 2001; University of Malta, Faculty of Education, 10 February 2001; Nordisk Panorama in Bergen, 21 September 2000; Mumbai International Film Festival (India), 8 February 2000; University of Lyon II, 23 November 1999; Væstsvenska filmdagarne in Gothenburg, 30 October 1999; Festival of Festivals, Aarhus, 1 October 1999; Department of Media Science, University of Bergen, 26 August 1999; Malmö University, Department of Art and Communication, 13 March 1999; Gothenberg Film Festival, 5 February 1999; "Women's stories in two recent short films," British Sociological Association, London, 14 November 1998; University of Liège, Department of Communication, 23 March 1998.

A Child at Gunpoint: A Case Study in the Life of a Photo. Danish Institute of International Studies, 5 November 2008;"Looking at the Holocaust: Reflections on the use of photographs," Danish Institute of International Studies, 11 December 2007; Research Centre for the Holocaust and 20th Century History, London, 11 March 2005; Oxford Centre for Hebrew and Jewish Studies, Oxford University, 13 October 2004; Department of Hebrew and Jewish Studies, University College, London, 12 October 2004; Department for Holocaust and Genocide Studies, Danish Institute for International Studies, 4 May 2004; Selskab for Dansk Jødisk Historie, 27 October 2003; Center for Advanced Holocaust Studies, U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum, Washington, D.C., 16 October 2003.

Seminars and workshops on Classic Jewish Jokes. Seminar on the interpretive properties of classic Jewish jokes at a course called Humor: former, funktioner og kritisk potentiale, Aarhus University, 7 October 2014; International Humor Festival, Aalborg and Aarhus, 4-5 Sept 2013; "Højskoledag," Viborg Katedralskole, 28 October 2008; "Jødisk Humor Matiné," Den Danske Israelindsamling, Copenhagen, 14 September 2008; Shir Hatzafon, Copenhagen, 6 April 2008; Dansk-Israelsk Forening, Aarhus, 21 February 2008; Jewish Culture Day, Copenhagen, 7 October 2007; Selskab for Dansk Jødisk Historie, Aarhus, 27 September 2001; "On the history of two classic Jewish jokes," 10th International Conference on Humour. Paris, July 1992; "Jewish Jokes as reversible figures: a major interpretive property," The British Psychological Society. London, 20 December 1989.

Portrayals of the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict in Recent Films. Silkeborg Højskole, 8 March 2004; Askov Højskole, 22 March 2004; Vallekilde Højskole, 24 March 2004.

Wings of Desire. "The Role of Poetry in Wenders's Wings of Desire" - paper given at conference on Interart Studies: New Perspectives. Lund University, 15-19 May 1995; five day post-graduate seminar on Wings of Desire at Rosario University in Argentina, 8-12 August, 1994.

Varieties of Film Sound. A New Typology. Congress of the Nordic Society for Cinema Studies. Lund University, August 1991.

Gustave Courbet's Stonebreakers. Courtauld Institute, London, 9 March 1989.

 

Radio, television, film, web, CD and DVD

Role of philosopher iin short film, Oprør. Eller kundsten at glemme sin fortid og ignorere sin fremtid, directed by Martin Johannsen, 2014/2015.

Main role in short film, Running Horses, directed by Gorm Just, 2014.

Blackboard tutorials, Arts Faculty, Aarhus University, June 2014.

Spoken words on the track "U.F.O." (Unidentified Funky Object) on Jakob Elvstrøm's CD, SaxClub vol. 2, 2013.

Speak for a film on Aarhus Kulturhovedstad, produced by M2 Film for Filmby Aarhus, July 2012.

Spoken words on the track "Blue and Funky" on Jakob Elvstrøm's CD, SaxClub vol. 1, 2009.

"Imperium" – role of Werner in Emil Brahe's short film, 2008.

Voice-over narration for DVD "Teaching Teaching & Understanding Understanding," directed by Claus Brabrand, 2006.

"Alfabet" – Danmarks Radio, P2 – Reading of passages from Jay McInerney's novel, "The Good Life," 18 February 2006.

"Artszone" – Rte Lyric Fm (Ireland) - interview on short films, 22 September 2005.

"Filmfest ude og hjemme" – Interview on classic short films, DR tema-lørdag, 1 December 2001.

"Hjerternes fest" – role of Santa Claus in Nikolaj Feifer's short film, 2001.

"Den røde sofa" – interview on classic Jewish jokes, Aarhus TV, 11 January 2000.

Role of American ambassador in the DR 1987 production of "Lola's Cabaret" directed by Waage Sandø.

Courses taught

Screenwriting and video production: from the development of screenplay and shooting script, through filming and digital editing, with an emphasis on storytelling in the short fiction film and public service TV spot (psa).


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