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Two Danish talents among IDFA winners

23.11.17IDFA. Simon Lereng Wilmont's 'The Distant Barking of Dogs' was honoured with the First Appearance Award at Wednesday's IDFA prize fest, while director...
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We Learn So Much by Moving into New Fields

08.11.17PROFILE. Films by Joshua Oppenheimer, Camilla Nielsson and Christy Garland as well as a pair of VR projects are in the pipeline at Final Cut for Real...
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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.
Danish films at IDFA Forum 2017

Danish films at IDFA Forum 2017

09.11.17IDFA FORUM. Eva Mulvad's 'Family on the Run' about an Iranian family's fight for a life together is one of the Danish projects selected for IDFA's co-financing and co-production market running 20-2...
An Architecture of Life and Emotions

An Architecture of Life and Emotions

08.11.17BRIEF. Over six years, Kaspar Astrup Schröder followed the internationally respected architect Bjarke Ingels during the realisation of his biggest project to date, the new World Trade Center in New...
Real Life Rarely Does What You Want It To

Real Life Rarely Does What You Want It To

08.11.17INTERVIEW. Nicole N. Horanyi has played with the line between reality and fiction before. In her new film, 'The Stranger,' she aims to bring the best of the documentary and the narrative together i...
Espionage and Cutouts

Espionage and Cutouts

08.11.17INTERACTIVE. Game director Trine Laier's 'Cosmic Top Secret' delves into her parents' past as secret agents during the Cold War. The documentary game format pulls the player into a playful intellig...
Pattern of Chance

Pattern of Chance

07.11.17INTERVIEW. What do you find when you let go of reason and control? That reality is more complex than many would think. Leaving it up to chance and keeping an open mind, director Phie Ambo investiga...
Celebrating Children Who Take Action

Celebrating Children Who Take Action

07.11.17INTERVIEW. It can be tempting to tell sad stories about children growing up in distant lands under conditions far removed from our own. But doing that, Jens Pedersen says, is to fail both them and...

Upcoming Films

I am William / Jeg er William

Premieredate:21.12.2017William's life is anything but easy. His mother is a nut, so he is staying with uncle Nils, who lives on his wits alone. Now that Uncle Nils has racked up a sizable gambling debt and gangsters are...

En frygtelig kvinde

Premieredate:25.12.2017When Rasmus meets Marie, he is certain that he has finally met the love of his life. Soon, however, Marie shows herself to be a dominating and demanding creature, intent on cunningly taking Rasmus...

Backstabbing for Beginners / Backstabbing for Beginners

Premieredate:18.01.2018When young and idealistic Michael lands his dream job at the United Nations, he quickly finds himself at the centre of the Oil for Food programme. He learns the ropes from Pasha, a seasoned diploma...

Hodja / Hodja fra Pjort

Premieredate:08.02.2018Hodja is a dreamer. He wants to experience the world, but his father insists he stays home and takes over the family's tailor shop. Fortunately, Hodja meets the old rug merchant El Faza, who gives...

The Way to Mandalay / Så længe jeg lever

Premieredate:08.03.2018The film tells the story of the popular Danish singer-songwriter John Mogensen and his turbulent life as a father and a husband, but first and foremost as a musician. We follow John Mogensen from c...
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