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Shadow Boxer



A film by Andreas Bøggild Monies

Genre(s): Drama

• Theme(s): Child / Mother-Daugther Relationship / Single parent / Youth

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Shadow Boxer

  • Andreas Bøggild Monies


    ANDREAS BOGGILD MONIES is a self-taught director, editor and writer, living and working in Copenhagen, Denmark. SHADOW BOXER is his directorial debut with fiction.Prior to this he has worked as a film editor as well as directing documentary films.  

    2017: Shadow Boxer

Festival(s) & Award(s)

  • 2017: Odense International Film Festival
  • 2018: TIFF Kids The People’s Choice Award for Favourite Short Film, Young People's Jury Award for Best Short Film
  • 2018: Santa Barbara International Film Festival
  • 2018: Busan International Short Film Festival
  • 2018: Short Shorts Film Festival & Asia
  • 2018: In The Palace International Film Festival
  • 2018: DC Shorts Film Festival
  • 2018: Nordisk Panorama Film Festival Children’s Choice Award
  • 2018: Curtas Vila do Conde International Film Festival Honorable Mention – Curtinhas
  • 2018: Festival de Cinema de Girona Children’s Cinema Award
  • 2018: Lago Film Fest
  • 2018: CPH:PIX
  • 2018: Olympia International Film Festival Best short fiction
  • 2018: Athens International Children’s Film Festival
  • 2018: One Country One Film International Film Festival Youth Jury Award
  • 2018: Olympia International Film Festival Best Short Fiction Film
  • 2018: Sose International Film Festival Best Interpretation
  • 2019: International Film Festival Rotterdam | Educational program
  • 2019: Mecal - International Short Film Festival of Barcelona | Special program


The young daughter of a professional female boxer realizes that she can only bring her injured, wheelchair bound mom back into the ring, if she takes on the fight herself.

The People’s Choice Award for Favourite Short Film and the Young People's Jury Award for Best Short Film winner at TIFF Kids 2018.

Technical Specs

  • Runtimes: 22'
  • Country(ies) of production: Denmark
  • Original Language(s): Danish
  • Subtitle(s) available: English
  • Audience: General Audiences
  • Format(s) available: ProRes HD

Artistic & Technical Crew

With: Katinka Evers-Jahnsen, Marijana Jankovic, Rudi Køhnke, Susanne Bonde, Sandra Yi Sencindiver
  • Screenplay: Andreas Bøggild Monies, Tone Mygind Rostbøll
  • Cinematographer: Sine Vadstrup Brooker
  • Editor: Anna Heide, Andreas Bøggild Monies
  • Sound: Jacques Pedersen
  • Music: Dmitry Evgrafov
  • Producer: Jeppe Wowk

Company Credits

  • Produced by: Monies Film