Jørgen Leth and Danish Documentaries to IDFA
IDFA. Simon Lereng Wilmont's "The Distant Barking of Dogs" is world-premiering at IDFA, which has invited a wide range of Danish films and filmmakers to this 30th anniversary edition, including renowned documentarian Jørgen Leth.
Christina Ramsø Thomsen new commissioning editor
DFI. Christina Ramsø Thomsen replaces Marie Schmidt Olesen as commissioning editor of the Danish Film Institute's talent-development programme New Danish Screen.
A Horrible Woman debuting in Warsaw

FESTIVAL. Christian Tafdrup's drama "A Horrible Woman" is making its world premiere in competition at the Warsaw Film Festival. The film explores the theme of women in modern relationships, as seen through the eyes of a man.

Søren Malling and Danica Curcic to London
FESTIVAL. "Word of God" and "Darling" are making their first international showing at the London Film Festival 4-15 October. Competition films include "Winter Brothers" and "Bobbi Jene," both arriving with awards under their belt.
Film critics commend The Charmer at San Sebastian
AWARD. Milad Alami's "The Charmer" won the European and Mediterranean film critics' Fedeora prize at the San Sebastian Film Festival. The director deals with "one of the biggest challenges in Europe nowadays," the jury stated about Alami's debut feature, which is off next to Chicago and Warsaw.
You Disappear is Denmark's Oscar entry 2018
OSCAR 2018. Peter Schønau Fog and Zentropa's "You Disappear" is selected as Denmark's submission for the Academy Awards' Foreign-Language category.
Team Hurricane honoured in Venice
AWARD. Annika Berg's feature debut "Team Hurricane" was awarded the Verona Film Club Award at the 32. Venice International Film Critics' Week on Friday.
Land of the Free to Telluride Film Festival

FESTIVAL. Camilla Magid's documentary "Land of the Free" has been selected for the prestigious Telluride Film Festival. The film met its first international audience at Karlovy Vary Film Festival in June and will now enjoy its American premiere in the tiny village of Telluride, Colorado.

A Heightened Sense of Presence

BRIEF. The hybrid installation "Separate Silences" combines sensory input and live-action VR to create an experience of slowly waking up after a coma. Venice Virtual Reality Competition 2017.

Deep Inside an Artwork

INTERVIEW. "Nothing Happens," a film and virtual-reality project by animation directors Michelle and Uri Kranot produced by Marie Bro, invites you inside a singular universe of snow, black birds, poetry and calm. Venice Virtual Reality Competition 2017.

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