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Erling Borgen

Borgen Productions AS
Journalist
Oslo, Norway

Documentary filmmaker, journalist and author Erling Borgen is in charge of the only production house in Scandinavia, making documantaries only about human rights issues and art and culture.He is professor in investigative documentary filmmaking at the University of Lillehammer.

Since 1999 Borgen Production AS, based in Oslo, Norway, has produced 45 documentaries. All aired on national and international TV-channels. These documentaries are based on extensive resarch, and confronts the power. The films have exposed the Norwegian arms industry, the Norwegian oil-industry and a Norwegian company working with 700 men at the Guantanamo base.

The documentary “A little piece of Norway” (2006), about Norway at war, and Norwegian business at Guantanamo is the most disputed documentary in Norway ever.

In the documentary, ”In the shadow of Statoil”, (2007) he describes the corrupt regime in Azerbaijan.

In his documentary, ”Death in Camp Delta”, (2012) he tells the story about Sami Al- Hajj.

His latest documentary was aired this september: ”The Norwegian war profiteers”.

Erling Borgen has worked as journalist for nearly 40 years. In total he has produced and directed 90 documentaries. All his documentaries have been aired on TV. Many of them internationally. He was correspondent for Norwegian Broadcasting (NRK) in Latin-America and Asia. He has made 6000 news items for NRK. He has written nine books and two plays for theatre.

He has won the award as the best journalist in Norway and has won major national and international media and human rights awards.

My Moderators Sessions

Saturday, October 10
 

17:30