Danish Films in Cannes 2017

Find articles, briefs, a film catalogue and all the basics on Danish films and filmmakers at the Cannes Festival.

Claes Bang in The Square

11.05.17INTERVIEW. Claes Bang, who has more than twenty years of experience from theatre, film and television, takes centre stage in Ruben Östlund's satirical...

June and July at the Cinematheque

29.05.17CINEMATHEQUE. Keep up to date with the latest films from and about Latin America, rediscover Jim Jarmusch classics, and groove to the rhythm of Bob...
A Decade of Films That Take Time

A Decade of Films That Take Time

23.05.17INTERVIEW. Danish Documentary Production, co-producer of Ulrich Seidl's "Safari," has left a distinct imprint on Danish and international documentaries over the past 10 years. Partner and producer...
First Feature Teenage Jesus in Development

First Feature Teenage Jesus in Development

13.05.17BRIEF. Marie Grahtø Sørensen's "Teenage Jesus" is among the 15 projects to pitch at L’Atelier, the Cannes Festival's co-production forum.
A Heightened Sense of Presence

A Heightened Sense of Presence

12.05.17CANNES 2017. The hybrid installation "Separate Silences" combines sensory input and live-action VR to create an experience of slowly waking up after a coma. The work is on show in the NEXT section...
It's All About Our Shared Humanity

It's All About Our Shared Humanity

11.05.17INTERVIEW. Life in exile is the main thread in Mahdi Fleifel's films, from "A World Not Ours" to "A Drowning Man," now at Cannes. Then as today, it's not politics but raw humanity that interests th...
No Safe Choices

No Safe Choices

11.05.17INTERVIEW. Ditte Milsted, Denmark's participant in this year’s Producer on the Move network at the Cannes Festival, is thrilled about the role that she and her company, Profile Pictures, have been...
Ditte Milsted is Producer on the Move

Ditte Milsted is Producer on the Move

05.05.17CANNES 2017. Ditte Milsted of Profile Pictures is selected as one of twenty promising European producers to participate in the networking platform Producers on the Move during the Cannes Festival...

Upcoming Films

Wolf and Sheep

Premieredate:01.06.2017A fantasy-filled drama about a community in a little village in Afghanistan and its everyday life: what is allowed for the villagers to do and say and what is not. The film zooms in on the small de...

Heartstone / Hjartasteinn

Premieredate:08.06.2017A remote fishing village in Iceland. Teenage boys Thor and Kristján experience a turbulent summer as one tries to win the heart of a girl while the other discovers new feelings toward his best frie...

Pound for Pound / Den bedste mand

Premieredate:15.06.2017Hansen’s marriage is a loving work relationship. He and his wife Hanne are business partners - he does the boxing and she does everything else. From housekeeping to negotiating contracts and stitch...

At elske Pia

Premieredate:06.07.2017A work of fiction, the film is developed from the life of – and starring – a real woman, Pia, who is intellectually disabled. Pia is 60 years old and she lives in rural Denmark in the care of her m...




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