Two Danish feature films are selected for competition programmes at Berlin International Film Festival (7-17 February 2008).
Flemming Quist Møller and Jannik Hastrup's "A Tale of Two Mozzies", a hit in Danish cinemas, will run in Generation Kplus. The film is produced by Marie Bro for Dansk Tegnefilm.
Natasha Arthy's "Fighter", which has screened for packed theatres since its release 14 December, will run in Generation 14Plus. "Fighter" is produced by Johnny Andersen for Nimbus Film.
Both Hastrup and Arthy have had feature films selected for competition in Berlin. Two of Hastrup's "Circleen"-films and Arthy's "Miracle" were chosen for Kinderfilmfest. Moreover Hastrup's "The Boy Who Wanted to be a Bear" was honoured with a Special Mention at Kinderfilmfest.
Shooting Stars 2008Danish Stine Fischer Christensen is one of the nine actors selected from candidates from 22 European countries to run in the Shooting Stars programme. Christensen is known for her remarkable performance in Susanne Bier's "After the Wedding", for which she received both a Robert Award (Danish Film Academy) and a Bodil Award (Danish critics) in the category of Best Actress.
Fischer Christensen can be seen in Anders Morgenthaler's "Echo", released in Danish cinemas 7 December. "Echo" will also screen at the European Film Market in Berlin.
Stine Fischer Christensen, born 1985, is in her third year at the Danish National School of Theatre. One of her first roles in film was in Morgenthaler's "Princess", selected for Director's Fortnight at Cannes in 2006.
For further information:Berlin Filmfestivalenwww.berlinale.deDFI factsheetsFighter A Tale of Two MozziesTrailersA Tale of Two Mozzies Fighter
DFI Awards & NominationsBerlin honours to Danish filmsShooting Starswww.efp-online.com
Danish Film InstituteChristian Juhl Lemche, +45 3374 3464, email@example.comLizette Gram Mygind, +45 3374 3506, firstname.lastname@example.org