"The Commune" by Thomas Vinterberg, "Walk with Me" by Lisa Ohlin and "Land of Mine" by Martin Zandvliet were singled out by the Danish Oscar committee on 15 August in the first round of the national Oscar election process.
See press release Three Films on Denmark's Oscar Shortlist
Now the date for naming the final candidate is approaching. The national committee, made up of the Danish Film Institute and film industry organisations, will be meeting on Monday, 19 September, to decide which film will be Denmark's submission to the Academy Awards 2017.
A press release will be issued on 19 September around 4-5 p.m. (local time).