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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...


The Danish Film Institute supports the development and production of Danish films and supports international coproductions. We also hold support...

Watch out for new documentaries

04.12.14NEW DOCS. There are so many new Danish documentary films coming out that it can be hard to keep track of them all. To help out, here is a pick of some...
TV dramas to Berlin

TV dramas to Berlin

23.01.15The youth series "Heartless" by Natasha Arthy and the drama "Follow the Money" by Per Fly and the creators of "Borgen" are headed to Berlin.
Two Danish docs to Berlin

Two Danish docs to Berlin

21.01.15Jannik Splidsboel's "Misfits" is selected for Berlin's Panorama section, and Phie Ambo's "Good Things Await" opens Culinary Cinema.
Danish films at Sundance, Göteborg and Rotterdam

Danish films at Sundance, Göteborg and Rotterdam

21.01.15FESTIVALS. Danish films are well represented at both Sundance and the film festivals in Göteborg and Rotterdam. Read on for an overview of the new Danish films traversing the festival circuit.
Danish Co-Productions at the Berlinale

Danish Co-Productions at the Berlinale

20.01.15FESTIVAL. Four Danish minor co-productions have been selected for the film festival in Berlin, including Inuk Silis Høegh's "Sume – the Sound of a Revolution" and Dagur Kári's "Virgin Mountain".
Danish Oscar Involvement

Danish Oscar Involvement

16.01.15OSCAR. Two Danish minor co-productions have been nominated for an Oscar. Actor Ulrich Thomsen stars in a nominated Israeli short film.

Danish Films


Mænd & høns / MEN & CHICKEN

Mænd & høns / MEN & CHICKEN05.02.2015A black comedy about two outcast brothers who reunite with their family and learn a brutal truth about themselves and their kin.

Min søsters børn og guldgraverne /

Min søsters børn og guldgraverne / 05.02.2015My Sisters Kids find an old photo of a man with a beard and gold prospector equipment. The man turns out to be their great-grandfather, who immigrated to Canada many years ago to become a gold pros...

Steppeulven / ITSI BITSI

Steppeulven / ITSI BITSI19.02.20151962. A young generation rebels against the Establishment. Peace activist Eik Skaløe meets Iben and falls head over heels in love, but Iben refuses to commit herself to one man only. Desperately, E...


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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 2014

FILM IDFA Issue 2014 / Something Better to Come / The Look of Silence / Democrats / Warriors from the North / Good Things Await / The Newsroom

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...
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