Danish films / IDFA 2017

Welcome to the Danish Film Institute's festival website on Danish films at IDFA 2017, running 15-26 November. Don't forget to look us up on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram and stay connected with #danishfilm.
The-Distant-Barking-of-Dogs

the Distant barking of dogs

INTERVIEW. Simon Lereng Wilmont shows the power of survival in his film about Oleg in East Ukraine. IDFA Competition for First Appearance
Life-is-a-Beach

Kids on the Silk Road

INTERVIEW. Jens Pedersen's series is a tribute to children everywhere in the world who act on their passion. IDFA Competition for Kids & Docs
CosmicTopSecret

Cosmic Top Secret

INTERVIEW. It should feel like play, not like a dusty Cold War documentary, Trine Laier says about her game that delves into her parents' past as secret Cold War agents. IDFA DocLab Competition for Digital Storytelling

A-Year-of-Hope

A Year of Hope

INTERVIEW. Mikala Krogh lived for a year with her family on an Island south of Manila to make her documentary about the street children getting hope for a better future at a Danish aid organisation. IDFA Masters
When-You-Look-Away

...When You Look away

INTERVIEW. Phie Ambo leaves it up to chance and keeps an open mind in her cinematic exploration of human consciousness. IDFA Masters

Big-Time

Big Time

INTERVIEW. Over six years, Kaspar Astrup Schröder followed architect Bjarke Ingels and the realisation of the new World Trade Centre in New York. The film shows a modern visionary whose success has come at a high price. IDFA Panorama

The-Stranger

The Stranger

INTERVIEW. Nicole N. Horanyi aims to bring the best of the documentary and the narrative together in her film about Amanda, a single mother, and Casper, a conman. IDFA Panorama
Dreaming-Murakami

Final Cut for real

PROFILE. Films by Joshua Oppenheimer and Christy Garland are in the pipeline at the Danish production outfit. IDFA lineup includes 'Dreaming Murakami' (image) and 'Land of the Free.'
Family-on-the-Run

IDFA Forum

WHAT'S PITCHING. Eva Mulvard's 'Family on the Run' about an Iranian family's fight for a life together is one of the projects selected for IDFA's co-financing and co-production market running 20-22 November.
banner_idfa_16_
banner_idfa_16_2

News

Danish films at IDFA Forum 2017

Danish films at IDFA Forum 2017

09.11.17IDFA FORUM. Eva Mulvad's 'Family on the Run' about an Iranian family's fight for a life together is one of the Danish projects selected for IDFA's co-financing and co-production market running 20-2...
We Learn So Much by Moving into New Fields

We Learn So Much by Moving into New Fields

08.11.17PROFILE. Films by Joshua Oppenheimer, Camilla Nielsson and Christy Garland as well as a pair of VR projects are in the pipeline at Final Cut for Real, where the producers stay sharp by always tryin...
An Architecture of Life and Emotions

An Architecture of Life and Emotions

08.11.17BRIEF. Over six years, Kaspar Astrup Schröder followed the internationally respected architect Bjarke Ingels during the realisation of his biggest project to date, the new World Trade Center in New...
Real Life Rarely Does What You Want It To

Real Life Rarely Does What You Want It To

08.11.17INTERVIEW. Nicole N. Horanyi has played with the line between reality and fiction before. In her new film, 'The Stranger,' she aims to bring the best of the documentary and the narrative together i...
Espionage and Cutouts

Espionage and Cutouts

08.11.17INTERACTIVE. Game director Trine Laier's 'Cosmic Top Secret' delves into her parents' past as secret agents during the Cold War. The documentary game format pulls the player into a playful intellig...
Pattern of Chance

Pattern of Chance

07.11.17INTERVIEW. What do you find when you let go of reason and control? That reality is more complex than many would think. Leaving it up to chance and keeping an open mind, director Phie Ambo investiga...
Celebrating Children Who Take Action

Celebrating Children Who Take Action

07.11.17INTERVIEW. It can be tempting to tell sad stories about children growing up in distant lands under conditions far removed from our own. But doing that, Jens Pedersen says, is to fail both them and...
A Year among Filipino Street Children

A Year among Filipino Street Children

07.11.17INTERVIEW. At a centre in the Philippines, a Danish organisation is helping a group of street children out of a life of drug addiction, crime and sexual abuse. Filmmaker Mikala Krogh lived with her...
Det Danske Filminstitut

Danish Film Institute /
Det Danske Filminstitut

EAN-nr: 5798000794085
CVR-nr: 56858318

Gothersgade 55
1123 København K

Tel. +45 3374 3400
Fax +45 3374 3401
E-mail: dfi@dfi.dk

Tickets
TEL. +45 3374 3412