Danish films / Cannes 2017

Welcome to the Danish Film Institute's festival website on Danish films at the Cannes Festival 2017 running 17-28 May.
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Ditte Milsted

INTERVIEW. Ditte Milsted, ready to network in Cannes, is thrilled about the role she and Profile Pictures have been playing in Danish film in recent years. Producer on the Move

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A Drowning Man

INTERVIEW. Life as a refugee is a recurring theme in the films by Mahdi Fleifel, who wants to deepen our understanding of our common humanity. Short Films Competition

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Claes Bang in The Square

INTERVIEW. The Danish actor takes centre stage in Ruben Östlund's Cannes competitor "The Square."

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Separate Silences

BRIEF. The hybrid installation combines sensory input and live-action VR to create an experience of slowly waking up after a coma. Cannes Marché Next / VR Experience

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Teenage Jesus

BRIEF. Marie Grahtø Sørensen's first-feature project is among the 15 films to pitch at the Cannes Festival's co-production forum. Cinéfondation / L'Atelier

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Screening times in Cannes

OVERVIEW. Find the full list of Danish films and their screening times at the Cannes festival and market.

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News

Jørgen Leth and Danish Documentaries to IDFA

Jørgen Leth and Danish Documentaries to IDFA

10.10.17IDFA. 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 ren...
Christina Ramsø Thomsen new commissioning editor

Christina Ramsø Thomsen new commissioning editor

06.10.17DFI. 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

A Horrible Woman debuting in Warsaw

05.10.17FESTIVAL. 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...
Søren Malling and Danica Curcic to London

Søren Malling and Danica Curcic to London

04.10.17FESTIVAL. "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 arriv...
Film critics commend The Charmer at San Sebastian

Film critics commend The Charmer at San Sebastian

02.10.17AWARD. 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 Europ...
You Disappear is Denmark's Oscar entry 2018

You Disappear is Denmark's Oscar entry 2018

20.09.17OSCAR 2018. Peter Schønau Fog and Zentropa's "You Disappear" is selected as Denmark's submission for the Academy Awards' Foreign-Language category.Filmtilknytninger: Du forsvinder 96144. Peter Sch...
Team Hurricane honoured in Venice

Team Hurricane honoured in Venice

08.09.17AWARD. Annika Berg's feature debut "Team Hurricane" was awarded the Verona Film Club Award at the 32. Venice International Film Critics' Week on Friday.Filmtilknytninger: Team Hurricane 97202. Ann...
Land of the Free to Telluride Film Festival

Land of the Free to Telluride Film Festival

01.09.17FESTIVAL. 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 i...
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