Two documentary films to Toronto
TORONTO. A personal road movie from Syria unfolds in Andreas Dalsgaard and Obaidah Zytoon's "The War Show," while a notorious crime case takes centre stage in Brian McGinn and Rod Blackhurst's "Amanda Knox." Both films are selected for Toronto Film Festival's doc showcase TIFF Docs.
The Commune to Toronto
FESTIVAL. Thomas Vinterberg's Silver Bear winner "The Commune" will be screening as a Special Presentation at the 41st Toronto Film Festival, running 8-18 September.
The War Show and Heartstone to Venice Days
FESTIVAL. Opening this year's Venice Days will be the documentary "The War Show" by Andreas Dalsgaard and Obaidah Zytoon, accompanied by Gudmundur Arnar Gudmundsson's debut feature "Heartstone," also in competition at the Venice Film Festival's independent sidebar running from 31 August to 10 September.
Klown duo cooking up new comedy
IN PRODUCTION. Casper Christensen and Frank Hvam, who brought male misbehaviour to the big screen in "Klown" and "Klown Forever," are preparing a comedy set in the eighties, to be directed by debuting feature director Jesper Rofelt.
Anders Riis-Hansen New Commissioner
NEW AT DFI. Anders Riis-Hansen, new commissioner for documentary films from 1 September, comes with 30 years of experience in the Danish film and television industry.
Wolf and Sheep wins top Directors' Fortnight Award
CANNES. Shahrbanoo Sadat's "Wolf and Sheep" wins the Art Cinema Award at the Directors' Fortnight sidebar at the Cannes Film Festival.
The Neon Demon divides Cannes
CANNES. To howl or cheer? Critics agree that the surface of Nicolas Winding Refn's "The Neon Demon" is impressive, but not quite on what's underneath.
37 to Moscow
FESTIVAL. Puk Grasten's debut feature "37," inspired by the infamous murder of Kitty Genovese, is selected for the Competition programme at the Moscow International Film Festival (23-30 June).
Drama Darling in production
IN PRODUCTION. Danica Curcic stars in Birgitte Stærmose's second feature, "Darling."
Facts & Figures 2016

FACTS & FIGURES. Which projects did the Danish Film Institute support in 2015? Which films were the biggest box-office draw? Find data about film production and distribution in Denmark in our latest edition of "Facts & Figures."


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