The documentary follows star architect Bjarke Ingels over a period of 6 years while he is struggling to complete his largest projects yet, the New York skyscraper W57 and 2 World Trade Center. According to The Wall Street Journal, Bjarke Ingels has ‘rapidly become one of the design world’s biggest stars’ and his name recently appeared in TIME’S 100 Most Influential People. An intimate insight into the life of a genius innovative mind and his struggle to maintain his own persona while making the world a better place to live.
ABOUT THE DIRECTOR
Kaspar Astrup Schröder (1979) is an award-winning director, self-taught filmmaker, visual artist and designer based in Copenhagen, Denmark. He directs dramatic character-driven documentaries for international audiences. As a multidisciplinary artist who also works with graphic design, music and paintings, he has exhibited visual work and released music in Copenhagen, Amsterdam, Bruxelles, New York, Shenzhen and Tokyo.
His other film in a previous festival edition is My Playground.