Critical Writing Index

Jørgen Leth

The Documentary Makers: Interviews With the Best in the Business, 2003

Mies: Roto Vision, 2003

This article is a first-person reflection on the life and work of Jørgen Leth, a Danish filmmaker. An image of his life’s trajectory, from his early life as a poet and jazz journalist, to his mature life as a prolific filmmaker, is sketched out. Discussion of films from different points in his career provides insight into his evolution as a filmmaker. The article includes production stills from The Perfect Human, 66 Scenes From America, Haiti.Untitled, and The Five Obstructions.

ITEM 2003.116 – available for viewing in the Research Centre

Videos, Artworks and Artists Cited

The Perfect HumanJørgen Leth

Notebook From ChinaJørgen Leth

Haiti.UntitledJørgen Leth

The Five ObstructionsJørgen Leth

The Five ObstructionsLars Von Trier

AmericaJørgen Leth

The Erotic HumanJørgen Leth