Danish films at IDFA

IDFA 2015. Read on to find all the hard facts and soft features about the Danish documentary films showing now at IDFA, the big doc fest in Amsterdam running 18-29 November.

How do you live your life far away from home? Why are we so scared of the abnormal? How do you pick yourself up when life beats you down? Asking questions like these, zooming in on captivating personalities and probing the boundaries of the documentary genre, the nine Danish films at IDFA 2015 present fresh, impassioned views on art, life and society. See full list below

Find out more about the films and filmmakers in our festival magazine FILM, where you can also pick up information about the Danish titles presented at IDFA's co-production market Forum. The online version of the magazine brings a selection of the articles from the print magazine and also carries screening times and trailers.

Online issue

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IDFA Issue 2015
Overview of Danish docs at IDFA
What's pitching at IDFA Forum

Handy tools

Danish film catalogue
Screening times
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Print issue

Download PDF of the printed edition, pick up a copy in Amsterdam during IDFA, or browse through the magazine in this reader:

Danish Docs at IDFA 2015

See factsheets on right side


Natural Disorder by Christian Sønderby Jepsen / Moving Documentary
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At Home in the World by Andreas Koefoed / Sonntag Pictures
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Home Sweet Home by Katrine Philp / Good Company Pictures
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Motley's Law by Nicole N. Horanyi / Made in Copenhagen
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Olmo and the Seagull by Petra Costa and Lea Glob / Zentropa
Overview of Danish Docs at IDFA


Flotel Europa by Vladimir Tomic / Uzrok
Overview of Danish Docs at IDFA


Déjà Vu by Jon Bang Carlsen / C&C Productions
Overview of Danish Docs at IDFA


Man Falling by Anne Wivel / Danish Documentary Production
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The Visit by Michael Madsen / Magic Hour Films
Overview of Danish Docs at IDFA

Danish Co-productions at IDFA 2015


The Road by Zanbo Zhang / China-Denmark / Prod. Galaxion Films / Danish co-prod. Plus Pictures
A Family Affair by Tom Fassaert / The Netherlands-Belgium-Denmark / Prod. Conijn Films / Danish co-prod. Danish Documentary Production


Pelota II by Jørgen Leth, Olatz González Abrisketa / Spain-Denmark / Prod. Basque Films / Danish co-prod. Sunset Productions

All three films part of a six-part Scandinavian series entitled Sports Kids

Varicella by Victor Kossakovsky / Norway-Denmark-Sweden-Russia / Prod. Sant & Usant / Danish co-prod. Final Cut for Real
Ruth by Hanna Heilborn / Sweden-Norway-Denmark / Prod. Story / Danish co-prod. Final Cut for Real
Dancing for You by Erlend E. Mo / Norway-Denmark-Sweden / Prod. Sand & Usant / Danish co-prod. Final Cut for Real

IDFA International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam / 18-29 November 2015