Konfirmanden / The Confirmation
DK short, 2020

It's the big day of Mathias' confirmation, where he will confirm being a Christian and enter adulthood. Mathias is transgender and just wants to be a normal teenage boy. His mother does everything to protect him, but who is this day really about?

Starring: Ellen Hillingsø, Xean Peake, Jesper Aron Kaplan
Director: Marie-Louise Damgaard
Producers: Michelle Brøndum, Kim Magnusson & Tivi Magnusson (Exec.)

Screenwriter: Marie-Louise Damgaard
Director of Photography:
 Robin Holtz
Production Designer: Emma Christophersen

Editor: Laura Skiöld Østerud
Composer: Irv Johnson

Sound Designer: Steffen Addington

Production Company: M&M Productions


NewFilmmakers Los Angeles, LA, USA 2021

International Kids Film Festival, India 2020

MIX Copenhagen LGBTQ+ Film Festival, Denmark 2020

Buster, Denmark 2020

Queer Screen's Mardi Gras Film Festival, Australia 2020

Perlen - Queer Film Festival Hannover, Germany, 2020

OUTSOUTH Queer Film Festival, North Carolina, USA 2020

Queer Film Festival Munich, Germany, 2020

Feast Festival, Australia 2020

Inside Out Toronto LGBT Film Festival, Canada 2019

Out on Film, Atlanta, USA 2019

Heart of Gold International Short Film Festival, Australia 2019

Seattle Queer Film Festival, Seattle, USA 2019

Hamburg International Queer Film Festival, Germany 2019

Ojai Short Film Fest, California, USA 2019

Chicago International Children Film Festival, Chicago, USA 2019 - 1st Prize of Children's Jury: Best Live-Action Short, 2nd Prize of Professional Jury: Best Live-Action Short 

The Confirmation