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From silent films to the talkies, from escapism to social realism, from family comedies to the Dogme film, from mainstream to avant-garde, from...


IDFA MAGAZINE. Smiling out from the cover of FILM, in print and online, are the protagonists of Hanna Polak's feature documentary "Something Better...

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...
Holiday quiz

Holiday quiz

22.12.14QUIZ. The end of the year usually means endless lists. This time around, however, the highlights of Danish cinema in 2014 have been collected in a quiz where you can test yourself against other lov...
Christian Braad Thomsen and Fassbinder to Berlin

Christian Braad Thomsen and Fassbinder to Berlin

16.12.14BERLIN. Christian Braad Thomsen's documentary "Fassbinder – To Love without Demands" is invited to take part in the Berlinale's Panorama Dokumente.
Beetles and Mozzies to Berlin

Beetles and Mozzies to Berlin

12.12.14BERLIN. The experienced animators Jannik Hastrup and Flemming Quist Møller are bringing their feature animation "Mini and the Mozzies" to the Berlin Film Festival's children's programme Generation...
Joachim Fjelstrup is Shooting Star

Joachim Fjelstrup is Shooting Star

11.12.14BERLIN. "Joachim couldn't have made a better feature film debut than 'Itsi Bitsi'." The star of Ole Christian Madsen's rock biopic is selected as Denmark's Shooting Star, a European talent promotio...
The Look of Silence in Indonesia on Human Rights Day

The Look of Silence in Indonesia on Human Rights Day

11.12.14INDONESIAN RELEASE. "The Look of Silence" premiered last month in Indonesia, and Joshua Oppenheimer's film also had a highly symbolic screening on 10 December.

Danish Films


Antboy - Den røde furies hævn /

Antboy - Den røde furies hævn / 25.12.2014Antboy is more popular than ever, after he defeated Albert Gæmelkrå aka The Flea, who's now spending his days in a rubber cell of the insane asylum Dragsborg. Pelle, who's now turned 13, is enjoyin...

All Inclusive / All Inclusive

All Inclusive / All Inclusive25.12.2014The chaotic thirty-year-old Ditte and her older sister - the much too sensible Sigrid - travel to Malta with their mother, Lise, to celebrate her 60th birthday. Lise's husband, the girls' father, h...

En chance til / A Second Chance

En chance til / A Second Chance15.01.2015Detectives and best friends Andreas and Simon lead vastly different lives. Andreas has settled down with his beautiful wife and son while Simon, recently divorced, spends most of his waking hours g...


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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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