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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...
The Act of Killing

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Our Danish film database covers feature films, short films and documentaries from the early days of cinema up till now. Find information about the films and the people behind.

2013 in numbers

07.02.14FACTS & FIGURES. "The Keeper of Lost Causes" took 721,000 admissions domestically and Danish films sold more than 4 million tickets for the second...
Antboy Producer on the Move

Antboy Producer on the Move

23.04.14CANNES. Eva Jakobsen of Nimbus Film is one of the 24 emerging European producers selected for the networking platform Producers on the Move to be promoted at the Cannes Festival.
Denmark in focus at Hot Docs

Denmark in focus at Hot Docs

22.04.14FESTIVAL. North America's largest documentary film festival, Hot Docs in Toronto, highlights Danish documentaries in this years' edition of "Made in ..."
Horror film to Cannes

Horror film to Cannes

21.04.14CANNES. Jonas Alexander Arnby's first feature "When Animals Dream " is selected for the Cannes Festival's Semaine de la Critique.
The Salvation to Cannes

The Salvation to Cannes

17.04.14CANNES. Kristian Levring's large-scale western drama "The Salvation" with Mads Mikkelsen is among the Official Selection of the 67th Cannes Film Festival.
CPH PIX opens with Flow

CPH PIX opens with Flow

02.04.14FESTIVAL. A group of young rappers who dream about their big breakthrough set the musical tone in Fenar Ahmad's feature debut "Flow", the film to open CPH PIX running 3-16 April.

Danish Films


En du elsker / Someone You Love

En du elsker / Someone You Love24.04.2014World famous singer-songwriter Thomas Jacob lives in Los Angeles. He is a successful man with a lot of burned bridges. After years abroad Thomas travels back to Denmark to record a new album. There...

Ækte Vare / Flow

Ækte Vare / Flow08.05.2014Michael lives in a housing project. He and his friends make music together. Michael is clearly the biggest talent in the group, and one day he is discovered by the established rapper Apollo who mak...

Miraklet / The Miracle

Miraklet / The Miracle22.05.2014A former dancer returns for the first time in years to his childhood village to attend his mother's funeral. He discovers that the love of his youth still lives there, trapped in an unhappy marriag...


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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.


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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 Cannes Issue 2013

FILM Cannes Issue 2013 / Only God Forgives, Whale Valley, The Keeper of Lost Causes, The Hour of the Lynx, Søren Malling, Nurturing Talent, International Co-productions

FILM Berlin Issue 2013

FILM Berlin Issue 2013 / Mikkel Boe Følsgaard, The Act of Killing, The Weight of Elephants, producer Louise Vesth, Northwest, Sofie Gråbøl, The Shooter


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