Michael Noer and Tobias Lindholm's "R", Grand Prize winner at Mumbai Film Festival just last week, is in the run for the NDR Award for Best Feature Film – together with Per Fly's "The Woman Who Dreamed About a Man", Christoffer Boe's "Everything Will Be Fine" and Louise N.D. Friedman's "The Experiment".
In all, 14 Danish films are on the competition slate at Nordic Film Days Lübeck, a festival dedicated to presenting films from Scandinavia, the Baltic region and Northern Germany.
Cannes winners in competition
Cannes winner "Berik" is running in the short film programme, also showcasing Danish-American Oscar winner "The New Tenants". The festival's extensive children and youth programme include the feature films "Super Brother" and "Karla and Jonas" plus a selection of short films.
Janus Metz' "Armadillo", the first documentary ever to win the Grand Prix in Cannes, and co-directors Bente Milton and Mikkel Stolt's "My Avatar and Me", are selected for the documentary programme, alongside Max Kestner's "Dreams in Copenhagen".
Prolific scriptwriter Kim Fupz Aakeson, with more than 20 films over the last 10 years to his credit, will be featuring in this year's German-Scandinavian scriptwriting workshop.