Ten Danish films participate at this year's BUFF (15-19 March). They are featured in several categories:
Films in competition
Two films are nominated in Best Film For Children: "Lost in Africa" by Vibeke Musaya and "The Great Bear" by Esben Toft Jacobsen. "Wimp" by Camilla Ramonn competes for Best Short.
New Nordic Film
This series showcases new youth features made in Scandinavia. Kasper Munck's "Hold Me Tight" and Rune Schjøtt's "Skyscraper" represent Denmark. Both were featured in the official programme at the Berlin Film Festival. "Skyscraper" is also at the center of attention in an interactive seminar arranged by BUFF.
Short film programme
A range of Danish shorts are screened at BUFF:
"Megaheavy" by Fenar Ahmad and "Benja" by "Peter Hagelund", both produced with support from the DFI Film Workshop, "The Coach" by Lars Kristian Mikkelsen, produced under the New Danish Screen talent programme, the animated "Clean Carousel" by Andreas Bødker, and Jesper Troelstrup's "Nemesis".
"The Great Bear" and "Skyscraper" were on show in the Generation programmes in Berlin. Read more about the two films in our festival magazine FILM#: