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Kevin, The Positive Interpreter

An Irish monk-nun road trip movie.
They travel from the east coast to the west coast of Ireland to the grave of their former leader Kevin Jacobsen, the son of the famous danish architect and designer Arne Jacobsen.
On their way across the country they reflect upon life and their life style: they celebrate their failures and take a vow of positivness each year.
In the 70's and 80's they produced fishing equipment for the industry. During the 80's and 90's they produced films and television. Now they have a raw food café, does health retreats, creative writings, music, meditation and educational programs.
They will amuse and inspire by bringen a torch of positivness out into the darkness of today's world.

  • Teis Syvsig
  • Mathias Bruunshøj Jakobsen
  • Teis Syvsig
  • Project Type:
    Documentary, Short
  • Genres:
    Documentary, Road trip, lifestyle, munk, nun
  • Runtime:
    18 minutes 40 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    March 31, 2017
  • Production Budget:
    1,300 EUR
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    Magic Lantern Raw
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Director Biography - Teis Syvsig

Sound designer and academic.
Born in and raised in Odense, Denmark, but lives in Copenhagen, Denmark.

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Director Statement

This movie was made to inspire people around the world to another, positive life style.
The Servants of Love are indeed Servants of Love; they want people to be comfortable, to feel loved.
What I’ve wanted to do with this movie: to make people feel inspired and to bring optimism into peoples’ lives.