Janus Metz


Janus Metz is a Danish director and documentary filmmaker. Alongside finishing a Master’s degree in Visual Anthropology he moved to South Africa and filmed his debut documentary Township Boys (2005). Shortly after this he made the double feature film project Love on Delivery (2008) and Ticket to Paradise (2008), which won the prize for ‘Best Documentary’ at Nordic Film Days. He stepped firmly into the international limelight with the documentary Armadillo (2010) winning the Grand Prix at the Semaine de la Critique in Cannes, Best International Documentary at ZFF and a range of other international awards. Metz went on to direct the episode “Maybe Tomorrow” of the critically acclaimed TV-series True Detective and is now presenting his narrative feature debut Borg/McEnroe, the opening film of both the 13th Zurich Film Festival and the Toronto International Film Festival. 

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