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.
"One Intense, High Octane Dane"
PORTRAIT. From football hero to car thief, Esben Smed can do it all. This spring he has his first starring role as schizophrenic Janus in "Letters for Amina." But first comes the Berlin Film Festival, where he's one of this year's 10 Shooting Stars. Shooting Star
Danish films at European Film Market
OVERVIEW. Find out which Danish films are on show at the Berlinale's industry platform, the European Film Market, which runs 9-17 February.
Below the Surface to Berlinale Special Series
BERLIN 2017. "Below the Surface," directed by Kasper Barfoed and produced by TV production house SAM Productions, is selected for Berlinale Special Series. The festival opens 9 February, with a screening of the first two episodes on 15 February.
Last Men in Aleppo wins at Sundance
SUNDANCE. The Danish-Syrian documentary "Last Men in Aleppo," directed by Feras Fayyad and co-directed by Steen Johannessen, was honoured with a Grand Jury Prize at Sundance Film Festival, which also brought trophies to "The Nile Hilton Incident" and "Strong Island," both co-produced by Danish Final Cut for Real.
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