Frederikke Aspöck, 2015
Johannes lives together with his father, the middle-aged widower Ulrik in a small fishing town in the northern part of Denmark. They live a quiet routine life, each minding their separate jobs in the fishing industry. Ulrik misses the love and tenderness of a woman and arranges for the young, beautiful, Filipino Rosita to come to Denmark - just as many other men in the town have done before him.
Long Story Short
May el-Toukhy, 2015
The story of Ellen and her friends, all in their late thirties/early forties, and their more or less self-inflicted complicated love life and longing for romantic redemption. The story is a summary of three years of love-related highs and lows for the group of friends told through eight chapters, each of them set at a party: a New Year's Eve, a housewarming, a Midsummer's Eve, a wedding, a surprise party, a naming ceremony, an anniversary and a round birthday. It is an ensemble story about a group of people who struggle with the conception of the perfect relationship and are bound to re-evaluate their take on what true love is.
Key House Mirror
Michael Noer, 2015
Lily and Max have been married for more than 50 years. Now, they live together in a nursing home, where Max has been reliant on professional care since his stroke. Lily has been putting her own needs aside and is desperately longing for excitement and intimacy in her life.
Feature films for children
Iqbal Farooq and The Secret Recipe
Tilde Harkamp, 2015
Iqbal is a charming, imaginative and fun boy, which according to his father is not enough if you want to make it in life. But when Iqbal, his friend Sille and his little brother Tariq create a potent mixture that blows up the school building, Iqbal’s father is the least of his worries. Two criminals are eager to get a hold of the bomb recipe and use it to level Tivoli, the beloved amusement park in Copenhagen, to the ground and build a huge multi-storey car park instead.
Andreas Johnsen, 2016
Insects as food is a hot topic. Particularly over the last few years, since the UN recommended edible insects as a resource to combat world hunger, they have been heralded for their taste by cooks and gastronomes, for their low ecological impact by environmentalists and for their nutritional content by public health scientists. It would seem that insects are the new superfood that will fix our problems of global food security.
Jon Bang Carlsen, 2016
The documentary began years ago in director Jon Bang Carlsen's childhood home in rural Denmark when he committed a dreadful act that still reverberates within him. His father had hung a painting of Jesus above his bed. Every evening before closing his eyes, he would beg the man on the cross to look after his family.
Anne Regitze Wivel, 2015
A brain injury after a fall forces Per Kirkeby, one of Denmark's most famous artists, to stop painting. In an instant Kirkeby loses his life's foundation as well as his ability to work. He is no longer able to see colors, and he can no longer orient himself in the large canvases that have made him a figurehead for Danish and international contemporary art.
Short films for children
Rita and Crocodile
Siri Melchior, 2013
"Rita and Crocodile" is six short films about being 4 years old and about the friendship between Rita and her best friend Crocodile. 6 small films which are poetic, musical and full of imagination. Films which reflect the everyday emotions and experiences of a very young audience.
Siri Melchior, 2015
Lili is too small for many things. This however, will certainly not stop her from trying. Lili likes being the boss, and she wants so much more than she can.
Vitello Digs a Hole
Dorte Bengtson, 2016
Can you catch a friend in a trap? Vitello is bored, he has no one to play with. His mother tells him to go outside and look for a new friend. He meets the Brat, who comes up with the idea to dig a hole in the cycle path in order to catch a new friend for Vitello.
Home Sweet Home
Katrine Philp, 2015
Salimah is a refugee from Myanmar, who has been living in Malaysia since she was a newborn. Her father and her older sister fled to Denmark when she was only 1 year old, so she has been staying with her aunt in Malaysia ever since her mother remarried a violent man. Salimah is 10 years old when she gets a chance to be reunited with her father.
Great Grandad’s Tall Tales
Tone Mygind Rostbøll, Lea Glob, 2016
“Great Grandad's Tall Tales” is an eight-part miniseries for young children. Five-year-old Theodor pays a visit to his amazing, charming and slightly scary Great Grandad who lives atop a mountain in Norway together with his little cat, ‘Bombi Bitt’. Great Grandad has only one ‘good’ eye, always wears a hat, smokes cigars and has a laugh so loud that it can be heard echoing across the mountains.