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    In His Own Words: Danish Troublemaker Mads Brugger Shares His Favorite Scene From 'The Ambassador' (Video)

    Brügger shares one of his favorite scenes from the documentary, in which he meets with a member of parliament related to the president of the CAR.

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    Does Mads Brugger's Satiric 'The Ambassador' Go Too Far?

    At the beginning of "The Red Chapel," the 2010 exposé of North Korean society directed by Danish comedian Mads Brügger, the filmmaker establishes his ruse from the outset, swiftly enunciating his intention to satirize the country's oppressive extremes by pretending to embra...

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    Review: 'Klown' Flirts With The Darkness That American Grossout Comedies Barely Acknowledge

    There’s a chance you got away with bringing your mother or father to one of the bawdy “The Hangover” films, with their boys-club jokes regarding sex, drugs, alcohol and homophobia. You’re probably not going to be able to pull off the same stunt with “Klown,” which...

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    Trailer Watch: Danish Provocateur Mads Brugger Talks Going Undercover as Tacky Euro-African Consul in 'The Ambassador'

    Check out the first trailer for Mads Brugger's "The Ambassador," a ballsy documentary stunt in which the director travels to the Central African Republic and disguises himself as an over-the-top caricature of a European-African consul.

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    Mads Brügger on Radical Journalism and His Controversial IDFA Opener "The Ambassador"

    Opening the International Documentary Festival Amsterdam this evening, Mads Brügger's "The Ambassador" is certain to be one of the most discussed documentaries at the festival, as well as scores of documentary festivals to come.  Brügger's follow-up to his Sundance F...

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    Why Danish Docs Rock the Festival Circuit (and the 7 You've Got to See)

    Despite a population of just over 5 million, Denmark has a long tradition of cinema greater than its size should allow, from pioneer of the medium Carl Theodor Dreyer, Jr. to more recent examples like Bille August, Susanne Bier, Lars von Trier, Thomas Vinterberg, Lone Scherfig and Nicolas Winding Re...

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