Danish Films at the Berlinale 2018

Visit the Danish Film Institute's festival site with interviews, screening times, a film catalogue and more covering the Danish films at the Berlinale, running 15-25 February.
Den-fortabte-kriger_Søren Steen Jespersen og Nasib Farah

CPH:DOX with a focus on social experiments

21.02.18FESTIVAL. Themes such as science, justice and social experiments are brought to the fore at this year's CPH:DOX festival, launching 15-25 March. The...

Oscar nomination to Last Men in Aleppo

23.01.18OSCARS 2018. 'Last Men in Aleppo' directed by Feras Fayyad is nominated in the Documentary Feature category at the Academy Awards, taking place on 4...
Danes in co-productions

Danes in co-productions

07.02.18BERLIN 2018. Danish filmmakers are working with their peers from Sweden, Canada and the US on three international co-productions premiering at the Berlin Film Festival. Get the full picture below.F...
From Below Ground to the Heavenly Spheres

From Below Ground to the Heavenly Spheres

06.02.18BERLIN. Jeremie Becquer's 'Vermine' wants us to reflect on the theme of discrimination, while Réka Bucsi's 'Solar Walk' journeys through the solar system. The two short films, in competition at Ber...
Bodies Cannot Be Isolated

Bodies Cannot Be Isolated

06.02.18INTERVIEW. 'Strange Meetings' is a video installation showing footage and documents from a former STD facility in South Korea, where local sex workers were forcibly isolated in the 1970s. The build...
Making the Familiar Surprising

Making the Familiar Surprising

06.02.18INTERVIEW. How do you adapt a popular children’s book for the big screen? With 'The Incredible Story of the Giant Pear,' animation director Philip Einstein Lipski, who co-directed with Jørgen Lerda...
Winter Brothers Wins Best Film at Robert Awards

Winter Brothers Wins Best Film at Robert Awards

05.02.18AWARDS. Hlynur Pálmason's debut feature 'Winter Brothers' took home nine statuettes at the Danish Robert Awards celebrating the best of 2017 in Danish film and television. Also among the evening's...
Children's Heroine Off to Foreign Climes

Children's Heroine Off to Foreign Climes

02.02.18INTERVIEW. Circleen, a Danish TV icon since the 1960s, is off on new adventures in 'Circleen, Coco and the Wild Rhinoceros.' Introducing the African princess Coco, director Jannik Hastrup wants to...
Defiant Film From the Provinces

Defiant Film From the Provinces

01.02.18INTERVIEW. Working in the Danish teen-film genre, up-and-coming director Kasper Rune Larsen insists on going his own way. Many teen films weigh down their tales with heavy morals, he says. 'Denmark...

Upcoming Films

Circleen, Coco and The Wild Rhinoceros / Cirkeline, Coco og det vilde næsehorn

Premieredate:01.03.2018Cirkeline finds a bestie with the airs of a princess, and Ingolf meets a rhinoceros who’s fed up with always being the little one. They set off together on a journey that teaches them that being in...

The Way to Mandalay / Så længe jeg lever

Premieredate:08.03.2018The film tells the story of the popular Danish singer-songwriter John Mogensen and his turbulent life as a father and a husband, but first and foremost as a musician. We follow John Mogensen from c...

The Saint Bernard Syndicate / Sankt Bernhard Syndikatet

Premieredate:10.05.2018The film is a comedy about Rasmus and Frederik, two Danish men in their 30s, who head out on a business venture. They know each other from a boarding school back in Denmark and none of them have re...

The Charmer / Charmøren

Premieredate:17.05.2018The film is a psychological drama about Esmail, a young Iranian man who is desperately looking to meet women who can secure his stay in Denmark. As time is running out he unexpectedly falls in love...

The Guilty / Den Skyldige

Premieredate:14.06.2018Alarm dispatcher and former police officer Asger Holm answers an emergency call from a kidnapped woman. When the call is suddenly disconnected, the search for the woman and her kidnapper begins. Wi...


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