Keough and Gråbøl join Lars von Trier

14.02.17IN PRODUCTION. Sofie Gråbøl and Riley Keough are added to the cast for Lars von Trier's upcoming feature film "The House That Jack Built...
Jesper W. Nielsens "Der kommer en dag" vandt den internationale kritikerpris på filmfestivalen i Haugesund. Foto fra filmen.

Winners at the Robert Awards

06.02.17AWARDS. "The Day Will Come" by Jesper W. Nielsen about two boys' rebellion against a tyrannical headmaster was named Best Danish Film at the Danish...

Two Danish Oscar nominations

24.01.17OSCAR 2017. Martin Zandvliet's "Land of Mine" and Aske Bang's "Silent Nights" will be taking part in the world's most prestigious film event, selected...
Film Initiative Anchored in the Middle East

Film Initiative Anchored in the Middle East

21.02.17INTERNATIONAL. The Danish-Lebanese film initiative Cinema on the Road is bringing great movie experiences to Syrian and Lebanese children and teens. For many of them, it is the first time they have...
The War Show Wins in Göteborg

The War Show Wins in Göteborg

06.02.17AWARD. Andreas Dalsgaard and Obaidah Zytoon's "The War Show" wins the Dragon Award Best Nordic Documentary at the Göteborg Film Festival. "A monumental and uncompromising film," the jury said.
What's on at the Cinematheque in February

What's on at the Cinematheque in February

03.02.17CINEMATHEQUE. Finnish film is much more than Aki Kaurismäki, as you'll discover if you venture to the Danish Film Institute's Cinematheque in February. For our non-Danish speaking audiences in Cope...
Danish films at Berlin 2017

Danish films at Berlin 2017

01.02.17OVERVIEW. Daniel Borgman's "Loving Pia," a story about an intellectually disabled woman who finds love, is selected for Forum, while the hostage series "Below the Surface" is premiering in Berlinal...
Danes in Co-productions

Danes in Co-productions

01.02.17CO-PRODUCTIONS. Final Cut for Real, the company behind Joshua Oppenheimer's recent films, co-produced the two Sundance winners "The Nile Hilton Incident" and "Strong Island," the latter film select...
"One Intense, High Octane Dane"

"One Intense, High Octane Dane"

01.02.17PORTRAIT. From football hero to car thief, Esben Smed can do it all. This spring he has his first starring role as schizophrenic Janus in "Letters for Amina." But first comes the Berlin Film Festiv...

Upcomming Films

The Man / Mesteren

Premieredate:02.03.2017Simon is the king of the Danish art scene. He is successful and rich, has a beautiful wife and a young mistress. Out of the blue his son Casper, whom he never knew, shows up on his doorstep. Casper...

Letters for Amina / Aminas breve

Premieredate:09.03.2017Janus, who has just been discharged from a psychiatric ward, is armed with a single mission. He must find Amina, his friend from high school – no matter the cost. The many letters he received from...

Dan Dream / Dan Dream

Premieredate:30.03.2017In the early 1980's, the entrepreneurial businessman Thorkild throws himself into a revolutionary project . A project not many people believe in, but he gathers an electic team of specialists to he...

You Disappear / Du forsvinder

Premieredate:20.04.2017The charismatic Frederik is the principal at Saxtorph Private School where his wife Mia works as a teacher. They have a son, Niklas. They live in a beautiful villa and lead perfect lives - at least...

3 Things / 3 ting

Premieredate:18.05.2017The film is centered in and around a hotel where the police is negotiating the terms of a witness protection deal with Mikael, the prime suspect of a big money deposit robbery and an expert on expl...


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