Danish films at Peace gala

NOMINATIONS. Four highly topical documentaries along with Bier's study in human dilemma have been invited to the annual Cinema for Peace Gala on 14 February in Berlin.

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Janus Metz and DP Lars Skree spent six months at the front lines in Afghanistan's Helmand province to make "Armadillo". Photo: Lars Skree

While the German capital is still immersed in hectic festival activity, the Cinema for Peace charity gala to highlight humanitarian issues through film will be rolling out the red carpet for filmmakers and international figures from the world of film, politics and business.

Five Danish films join this year's selection of cinematic works nominated by the Foundation committee for their exemplary focus on global matters: "Armadillo", "Blood in the Mobile", "The Red Chapel", "Aung San Suu Kyi – Lady of No Fear", and Oscar contender "In a Better World".

The Cinema for Peace presents its awards during the gala evening and will be showing clips from the selected films.

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Armadillo / dir. Janus Metz / produced by Ronnie Fridthjof and Sara Stockmann for Fridthjof Film  
Blood in the Mobile / dir. Frank Piasecki Poulsen / produced by Ole Tornbjerg for Koncern TV- & Filmproduktion
The Red Chapel / dir. Mads Brügger / produced by Peter Engel for Zentropa
Aung San Suu Kyi – Lady of No Fear / dir. Anne Gyrithe Bonne / produced by Helle Ulsteen and Thomas Vilhelm for Kamoli Films
In a Better World / dir. Susanne Bier / produced by Sisse Graum Jørgensen for Zentropa

Cinema for Peace 14 February

Contact

Festival Consultants


Christian Juhl Lemche

Feature films

Tel. +45 2148 8522
christianjl@dfi.dk 

Lizette Gram Mygind
Feature films
Tel. +45 2482 3758
lizetteg@dfi.dk 

Anne Marie Kürstein
Short and documentary films
Tel. +45 4041 4697
kurstein@dfi.dk

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