Silent gems from the Danish Film Institute collection

The Danish Film Institute collection contains a number of silent films, which do not find room on our primary online platforms 'Danish Silent Film' and 'Danmark på film'. However, these films are too interesting to not make available for study and enjoyment. This page gives an overview of the films available.


The films are international silent films, many in their surviving fragmentary form. We show them as they survive, in different language versions and un-restored. Many have a rough quality, which is testament to how each surviving nitrate print is unique both in its language version, as well as the physical splicing and the wear and tear of its screening and storage life.  


Thomas C. Christensen
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