Mads Brügger

Director, "The Mole: Undercover in North Korea"

Mads Brügger
Director, “The Mole: Undercover in North Korea”

Mads Brügger is a journalist, TV host, radio programme director, author and filmmaker. He has written several books, worked for magazines and newspapers, produced award-winning radio programmes and hosted critically acclaimed late night TV shows.

Brügger is renowned for his distinctive methods of “performative journalism” as he infiltrates various milieus. He has created and featured in satirical docu-series such as “Danes for Bush” (2004) as well as in feature-length documentaries such as his Sundance winner “The Red Chapel” (2009) and “The Ambassador” (2011), which was also selected for Sundance.

He made his feature fiction debut with “The Saint Bernard Syndicate” (2018), winner of two awards at the Tribeca Film Festival.