Angels of Brooklyn

82 min.DK/Documentary

Three Puerto Rican girls aged 18 to 20 live in the apartment blocks around Bushwick Avenue in the heart of Brooklyn, one of the most deprived areas of New York. They dream of finding a way out of the hopelessness. Their stories are told with great respect and affection through everyday events. With its lingering camera, calm rhythm and lyrical, jazzy music track Angels of Brooklyn creates a contemplative space around the girls and their chaotic lives.
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Original title Angels of Brooklyn
Danish title Angels of Brooklyn
Keywords Women, Ethnicity, Young people, Minorities, Brooklyn, New York, 2000-2009, USA
Director Camilla Hjelm Knudsen, Martin Zandvliet
Producer Tomas Hostrup-Larsen, Rasmus Thorsen
Director of Photography Camilla Hjelm Knudsen
Editor Martin Zandvliet
Sound Morten Green
Composer Jeppe Kaas
Production country Denmark, Sweden
Production company Cosmo Film
Domestic distribution Danske Filminstitut
International sales TV 2 World
Danish theatrical release 06.09.2002
Cinemas Vester Vov Vov
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DFI subsidy Konsulentstøtte
Danish rating Allowed for all
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Production company Cosmo Film
Domestic distribution Danske Filminstitut


Direction Camilla Hjelm Knudsen
Direction Martin Zandvliet


Producer Tomas Hostrup-Larsen
Producer Rasmus Thorsen
Producer's assistant Anne Diemer
Production assistant Louise Walsøe
Co-producer Antonio Russo Merenda


Cinematography Camilla Hjelm Knudsen


Stills Camilla Hjelm Knudsen


Editing Martin Zandvliet
Editing supervisor Nicolaj Monberg


Music Jeppe Kaas


Sound Morten Green

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Festival screenings

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Festival Festival date
Jihlava International Documentary Film Festival 2003-10-23
Nyon, Visions du Réel 2003-04-26
Toronto, Hot Docs Int. Documentary Festival 2003-04-25
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