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Danish Film History

From silent films to the talkies, from escapism to social realism, from family comedies to the Dogme film, from mainstream to avant-garde, from...


IDFA MAGAZINE. Smiling out from the cover of FILM, in print and online, are the protagonists of Hanna Polak's feature documentary "Something Better...

Danish films at IDFA

19.11.14IDFA. The world's biggest documentary film festival, IDFA in Amsterdam, has a record-breaking 15 Danish films lined up for this year's edition, including...
Danish directors discuss IDFA

Danish directors discuss IDFA

25.11.14IDFA. What does it mean to take part in the world's biggest documentary film festival, IDFA? Why is it so sought after? Read on for three Danish directors' thoughts on the subject.
New experimental film by Ambo

New experimental film by Ambo

20.11.14NEW FILM. As she was making her new film "Good Things Await", Phie Ambo was inspired to create an experimental piece, "Songs from the Soil", depicting nature's transformations over the course of a...
Danish co-productions to look out for

Danish co-productions to look out for

20.11.14CO-PRODUCTION. Creative exchange and financing across borders makes good sense in filmmaking. Four documentary titles show the fruit of Danish producers working with their peers in Finland, Norway...
Films pitching at IDFA Forum 2014

Films pitching at IDFA Forum 2014

20.11.14IDFA. Acclaimed Danish directors Janus Metz and Andreas Johnsen are pitching new projects at IDFA Forum 2014, spanning such different topics as marriage migration and the potential of eating insect...

Danish Films


Antboy 2 /

Antboy 2 / 25.12.2014Antboy is more popular than ever, after he defeated Albert Gæmelkrå aka The Flea, who's now spending his days in a rubber cell of the insane asylum Dragsborg. Pelle, who's now turned 13, is enjoyin...

All Inclusive / All Inclusive

All Inclusive / All Inclusive25.12.2014The chaotic thirty-year-old Ditte and her older sister - the much too sensible Sigrid - travel to Malta with their mother, Lise, to celebrate her 60th birthday. Lise's husband, the girls' father, h...

En chance til / A Second Chance

En chance til / A Second Chance15.01.2015Detectives and best friends Andreas and Simon lead vastly different lives. Andreas has settled down with his beautiful wife and son while Simon, recently divorced, spends most of his waking hours g...


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Facts & Figures

The DFI brochure Facts & Figures gives an overview of production, distribution and exhibition of film in Denmark.

Search for information at Statistics Denmark

Statistics Denmark, the national bureau of statistics, provides statistical information on the Danish cinema sector. Here are some useful shortcuts to film data on their website.


/latest issues

FILM Cannes Issue 2014

FILM Cannes Issue 2014 / The Salvation, When Animals Dream, Nordic Factory, Eva Jakobsen, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau.

FILM Berlin Issue 2014

FILM Berlin Issue 2014 / Nymphomaniac, The Contest, Someone You Love, Cathedrals of Culture, Son, Danica Curcic, Final Cut for Real, Denmark's regional film funds

FILM IDFA Issue 2013

FILM IDFA Issue 2013 / Ai Weiwei The Fake Case, Sepideh, Carl & Niels, Just the Right Amount of Violence, Chikara – The Sumo Wrestler’s Son, Faith Hope Afghanistan, Shanne and Her Friends, The Humi...

FILM IDFA Issue 2014

FILM IDFA Issue 2014 / Something Better to Come / The Look of Silence / Democrats / Warriors from the North / Good Things Await / The Newsroom


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