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Danish Film History

From silent films to the talkies, from escapism to social realism, from family comedies to the Dogme film, from mainstream to avant-garde, from...
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Our Danish film database covers feature films, short films and documentaries from the early days of cinema up till now. Find information about the films and the people behind.

2013 in numbers

07.02.14FACTS & FIGURES. "The Keeper of Lost Causes" took 721,000 admissions domestically and Danish films sold more than 4 million tickets for the second...
Venice beckons Joshua Oppenheimer and Lars von Trier

Venice beckons Joshua Oppenheimer and Lars von Trier

24.07.14FESTIVAL. The eagerly anticipated Danish-produced documentary "The Look of Silence" is selected for competition at the 71st Venice Film Festival. Out of competition, Lars von Trier reveals in full...
A Second Chance off to World Premiere in Toronto

A Second Chance off to World Premiere in Toronto

22.07.14FESTIVAL. Susanne Bier's drama "A Second Chance" will have its world premiere at the Toronto Film Festival 2014 kicking off on September 4. The film will be presented as part of the Special Present...
Åke Sandgren New Commissioner

Åke Sandgren New Commissioner

05.07.14DFI NEWS. Director, screenwriter and producer Åke Sandgren is appointed new film commissioner for children and youth films.
Portrait of an artist at Karlovy Vary

Portrait of an artist at Karlovy Vary

27.06.14FESTIVAL. The documentary "Tal R: The Virgin", about one of Denmark's most prominent visual artists, has been selected for the Karlovy Vary Film Festival. This marks director Daniel Dencik's third...
CPH:Forum 2014 open for entries

CPH:Forum 2014 open for entries

26.06.14NOTICE BOARD. The 2014 edition of CPH:DOX's international financing and co-production event, running 12-14 November, is now open for submissions. 

Danish Films


Det andet liv / »IRL« - In Real Life

Det andet liv / »IRL« - In Real Life07.08.2014A multiplot drama about three characters in search for love, passion and recognition. As they all start dating on the internet they are taken on a journey that ends far from where they expected. Th...

Kapgang / Race Walking

Kapgang / Race Walking28.08.2014Martin, 14, struggles to find his footing on the shaky ground of adolescence. As he is getting ready for his communion, his mother suddenly dies, her tragic death triggering a chain of events that...

En, to, tresomt / One, Two, Threesome

En, to, tresomt / One, Two, Threesome11.09.2014Siff, a zealous student in sexology, has recently moved to her boyfriend Lucas' place. Her close friend Maria is temporarily sleeping on their couch, though Lucas is not very keen on the idea. At f...


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Facts & Figures

The DFI brochure Facts & Figures gives an overview of production, distribution and exhibition of film in Denmark.

Search for information at Statistics Denmark

Statistics Denmark, the national bureau of statistics, provides statistical information on the Danish cinema sector. Here are some useful shortcuts to film data on their website.


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FILM Cannes Issue 2014

FILM Cannes Issue 2014 / The Salvation, When Animals Dream, Nordic Factory, Eva Jakobsen, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau.

FILM Berlin Issue 2014

FILM Berlin Issue 2014 / Nymphomaniac, The Contest, Someone You Love, Cathedrals of Culture, Son, Danica Curcic, Final Cut for Real, Denmark's regional film funds

FILM IDFA Issue 2013

FILM IDFA Issue 2013 / Ai Weiwei The Fake Case, Sepideh, Carl & Niels, Just the Right Amount of Violence, Chikara – The Sumo Wrestler’s Son, Faith Hope Afghanistan, Shanne and Her Friends, The Humi...

FILM Cannes Issue 2013

FILM Cannes Issue 2013 / Only God Forgives, Whale Valley, The Keeper of Lost Causes, The Hour of the Lynx, Søren Malling, Nurturing Talent, International Co-productions


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