Danish films / Berlin 2018

Welcome to the Danish Film Institute's festival website on Danish films at the Berlinale 2018, running 15-25 February. Don't forget to look us up on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram and stay connected with #danishfilm.
Giant-Pear

the INCREDIBLE sTORY OF THE gIANT pEAR

INTERVIEW. How do you adapt a highly popular children's book for the big screen? Co-director Philip Einstein Lipski talks about making the familiar surprising. Berlinale Generation Kplus – Opening Film
Circleen

CIRCLEEN, cOCO AND THE wILD rHINOCEROS

INTERVIEW. Circleen, a Danish TV icon since the 1960s, is off on new adventures. Introducing the African princess Coco, director Jannik Hastrup wants to create a film that all children can identify with. Berlinale Generation Kplus
Denmark

Denmark

INTERVIEW. Many teen films weigh down their tales with heavy morals, says director Kasper Rune Larsen. In his first feature, he looks at the lives of young people in a sleepy Danish province without judging. Berlinale Generation 14plus
Solar-Walk

VERMINE & Solar Walk

BRIEF. From below ground to the heavenly spheres – two short animations are running in competition. Generation 14plus & Berlinale Shorts
Strange-Meetings

sTRANGE mEETINGS

INTERVIEW. With her video installation showing footage from a former STD facility where local sex workers in the 70s were forcibly isolated, director Jane Jin Kaisen explores the tangled relations between the US and South Korea. Berlinale Forum Expanded
What-Walaa-Wants

With the Nordics

How to co-produce with Denmark and the Nordic countries? Find some straight answers.
Becoming-Astrid

Co-productions

See which Danish filmmakers are co-producing films in this year's programme.
That-Summer

Films  & Screenings

Get the full view of Danish films and co-productions at the Berlinale 2018, including screening times.
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News

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...
The Guilty wins Audience Award at Sundance

The Guilty wins Audience Award at Sundance

28.01.18FESTIVAL. Gustav Möller's debut feature 'The Guilty' wins the Audience Award in the World Cinema Dramatic Competition at the Sundance Film Festival.Filmtilknytninger: Den Skyldige 97222. Gustav Möl...
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