Charlotte Sieling, 2017
Simon is the king of the Danish art scene. He is successful and rich, has a beautiful wife and a young mistress. Out of the blue his son Casper, whom he never knew, shows up on his doorstep.
Guðmundur Arnar Guðmundsson, 2017
A 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 friend. When summer ends and the harsh nature of Iceland takes back its rights, it's time to leave the playground and face adulthood.
Death of a Child
Frida Barkfors, Lasse Barkfors, 2017
How does one live with the unbearable? When the worst has happened and the one to blame is yourself? The documentary film is an exploration of the lives of parents who have caused their own children's deaths, encompassing many different situations in life where tragedy hits and someone is at fault. There is, however, something about what these parents have done that seems to trigger a specific social rage and condemnation. Because what kind of parent forgets a baby in a car?
The War Show
Andreas Dalsgaard, Obaidah Zytoon, 2016
In March 2011, radio host Obaidah Zytoon and her circle of friends join the street protests against President Bashar al-Assad, as the Arab Spring reaches Syria. Knowing their country would be changed forever, this group of artists and activists begin filming their lives and the events around them. But as the regime’s violent response spirals the country into a bloody civil war, their hopes for a better future will be tested by violence, imprisonment and death.
Venus – Naked Female Confessions
Lea Glob, Mette Carla Albrechtsen, 2017
Two female directors are looking for women to take part in an erotic film – based on their own sexual experiences. 100 curious women reacts to the casting call and shows to an audition, but the casting takes an unexpected turn. Slowly the women begin to take over the interviews, with their own deeply personal stories.
Tutti a casa - Power to The People?
Lise Birk Pedersen, 2016
In many Western democracies, trust between the people and the politicians are at a low point while populist movements are on the rise. In Italy, the protest movement Movimento vows to send all politicians home and bring the people to power. They win a stunning 25% of the vote, but what happens when political ideals meet parliamentary reality? Can you be uncompromising and democratic at the same time? Are internet referendums direct democracy or faceless mob rule? The film follows this democratic experiment.
Who We Were
Sine Skibsholt, 2016
A life like so many others: Kristian and Mette Line have been together for 12 years. In the beginning it was all about falling in love, travelling the world and careers. Later, it grew from a life of just “you and me” into a family and now they have two children named Celeste and Cyron.
Across the Waters
Nicolo Donato, 2016
The year is 1943. Arne Itkin is a famous Jewish jazz musician living in Copenhagen with his wife Miriam and their son Jakob. Rumours are starting to spread that the Germans are planning to deport all Danish Jews, and as the raid on the Jewish community begins, the family barely manages to escape from their central Copenhagen apartment.
In the Blood
Rasmus Heisterberg, 2016
It’s summer in Copenhagen. A time of endless days and carefree nights. Simon goes to medical school with his best friend Knud and they share an apartment with Søren and Esben, the last two friends in the group.
Wolf and Sheep
Shahrbanoo Sadat, 2017
A 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 details, traditions and values in the village, showing an Afghanistan never portrayed before.
The Day Will Come
Jesper W. Nielsen, 2016
Set in the blooming 1960s, the film centres around two young brothers who are instantly robbed of their lives when they are placed in a boy’s home forgotten by time. Armed only with a vivid imagination and a fickle hope the boys engage in the frightening battle against Headmaster Heck and his lethal tyranny.