Director BIO: Henrik Friis

Director Biography

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Henrik is a Norwegian/Portuguese filmmaker who has previously directed #UnitedWeWin which premiered in Hollywood and won several awards. He is passionate about Human Rights, foreign policy and security issues.

Director Statement

“If you are not willing to risk the unusual, you have to settle for the ordinary” – Jim Rohn.

Short Film: DEAR INTERNATIONAL COMMUNITY, 4min., UK, Documentary/War


After travelling to the frontlines of Iraq and the border of Syria for the past several years documenting the war against ISIS, ‘Dear International Community’ is a short video documenting the hundreds of encounters we’ve had across Europe and Iraq.

  • Film Type:
    Documentary, Experimental, Short, Student, Web / New Media
  • Runtime:
    4 minutes 31 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    September 15, 2016
  • Production Budget:
    10,000 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United Kingdom
  • Country of Filming:
    Bulgaria, Croatia, Denmark, Greece, Iraq, Italy, Kosovo, Macedonia, the former Yugoslav Republic of, Serbia, Slovakia
  • Film Language:
    Arabic, English, Kurdish, Norwegian
  • Film Color: