Jonas Poher Rasmussen

Jonas Poher Rasmussen (b. 1981) is a Danish filmmaker who debuted with Noget om Halfdan, a documentary about his grandfather, the writer Halfdan Rasmussen, in 2006. His career is marked by innovation within the documentary genre – from how he blends fact and fiction in his 2012 film Searching for Bill to his use of animation to bring words to life in his fourth feature-length documentary, Flee. The film premiered at the Sundance Film Festival in 2021 and won the festival’s Grand Jury Prize in the World Cinema Documentary category.