Lisa Jespersen

Lisa Jespersen (b. 1988) is a Danish director and screenwriter who graduated from the Danish Film School in 2017 with the short film September, which garnered good reviews. Her feature film debut Persona Non Grata premiered at the Gothenburg International Film Festival earlier this year, and was nominated for a Dragon Award for Best Nordic Film. The script is loosely based on Jespersen's own experiences of growing up in the countryside.

This year's films