News from the DFI
Heidi Kim Andersen appointed new commissioner for documentaries
02. dec 2020 | NEW COMMISSIONER. On 15 January 2021, Heidi Kim Andersen will join the Danish Film Institute as the new Commissioner for Short and Documentary Films.
Another Round is Denmark's Oscar entry
18. nov 2020 | OSCAR 2021. Thomas Vinterberg and Zentropa's drama 'Another Round', about four weary high school teachers experimenting with the liberating effects of alcohol, is selected as Denmark's submission in the
Long, Live, Love: Films can help us understand ourselves
16. nov 2020 | INTERVIEW. In 'Long, Live, Love', Sine Skibsholt gives us an inside look at a mother-daughter relationship troubled by serious illness. But the documentary, which has been selected for IDFA, is less about
Danish films at IDFA 2020
13. nov 2020 | IDFA 2020. The major documentary film festival in Amsterdam will soon kick off and is this year largely accessible online. The CPH:DOX winner 'Songs of Repression' and the coming-of-age film 'Long, Live, Love'
Support for Danish film to offset coronavirus impact
12. nov 2020 | FUNDING. Broad political agreement has been reached to ensure EUR 12m for Danish film and for national broadcaster DR. Of this, EUR 2.3m is going to the Danish Film Institute to cover extra costs brought on
Asta Nielsen for our time
12. nov 2020 | SILENT FILM. Danish silent film actress Asta Nielsen was a megastar in her time. She also has the makings of an icon for today. Discover Denmark's arguably biggest movie star ever in a new section on the Danish