Denmark and Canada to Co-invest in Digital Content
COLLABORATION. The Danish Film Institute and the Canada Media Fund have signed an agreement to co-develop Canadian-Danish digital media projects.
CPH:DOX celebrating first spring edition
CPH:DOX 2017. After a break of more than a year, the Copenhagen-based documentary festival CPH:DOX returns 16-26 March. With new dates comes a new competition for emerging filmmakers. Read on to discover which Danish films are nominated for this year's five awards.
March at the Cinematheque
CINEMATHEQUE. The musical is alive and kicking! Discover the inspirational sources to Damien Chazelle's Oscar-winning "La La Land," or enjoy a coffee and cherry pie with other "Twin Peaks" fans at Copenhagen's Cinematheque. Like every month, March offers a good number of films for non-Danish speaking audiences.
Film Initiative Anchored in the Middle East
INTERNATIONAL. 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 ever seen a film, says Khadije Nasser, who is connected to the project via the Danish Embassy in Beirut.
Riley Keough and Sofie Gråbøl join Lars von Trier
IN PRODUCTION. Sofie Gråbøl and Riley Keough are added to the cast for Lars von Trier's upcoming feature film "The House That Jack Built," which already includes actors Matt Dillon og Bruno Ganz. The film will be shooting in Copenhagen in May, after initial shooting in Trollhättan.
The Day Will Come and Parents lead Robert Awards 2017
AWARDS. "The Day Will Come" by Jesper W. Nielsen about two boys' rebellion against a tyrannical headmaster was named Best Danish Film at the Danish Film Academy's Robert Awards on Saturday. Winner of the Best Director prize was Christian Tafdrup for his debut film "Parents."
The War Show Wins in Göteborg
AWARD. 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
CINEMATHEQUE. 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 Copenhagen, we offer a large number of films with English dialogue or subtitles every month. Read on to find out what's playing.
Danish films at Berlin 2017
OVERVIEW. 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 Berlinale Special Series. Find more details on Danish films traveling to Berlin 9-19 February.
Danes in Co-productions
CO-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 selected for the Berlinale 2017.
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