Birgitte Stærmose, 2017
Darling is a world-famous Danish ballerina. After a long absence, she and her husband Frans return to the Royal Danish Ballet in Copenhagen to perform the classic ballet 'Giselle.' She will dance the title role with Frans as choreographer.
Milad Alami, 2018
Nearly every night, handsome Esmail dons the same suit and heads to the same upscale wine bar, looking to meet and hook up with random women. But Esmail isn’t your typical pickup artist. An Iranian immigrant living in Denmark, he needs to find a Danish partner soon or face deportation.
Hlynur Pálmason, 2017
A brother odyssey set in a worker environment during a cold winter. We follow two brothers, their routines, habits, rituals and a violent feud that erupts between them and another family. The film is a lack-of-love story, focusing on the younger brother Emil and his need to be loved and desired.
A Fortunate Man
Bille August, 2018
On his quest for happiness, Per decides to leave Jutland and an upbringing in a strict religious home. He runs from his family and his patriarch father and sets sail towards Copenhagen to become an engineer. Parallel to his studies, he works on a visionary energy project based on wind and wave energy, a project so much ahead of its time, that his professors consider him insane and far too self-confident.
Feature Films for Children
Annika Berg, 2017
A punk chick flick that mixes documentary material with highly stylized fiction. Over the course of one Danish summer, eight teenage girls comes to realise that they need each other in order to ride out the storm of hurricane season that is adolescence.
I am William
Jonas Elmer, 2017
William's life is anything but easy. His mother is a nut, so he is staying with uncle Nils, who lives on his wits alone. Now that Uncle Nils has racked up a sizable gambling debt and gangsters are out to get him, William has to muster all his moxie and imagination to save both his uncle and himself, while also juggling three class bullies and his crush, Viola.
Circleen, Coco and The Wild Rhinoceros
Jannik Hastrup, 2018
Cirkeline finds a bestie with the airs of a princess, and Ingolf meets a rhinoceros who’s fed up with always being the little one. They set off together on a journey that teaches them that being in charge isn’t always a piece of cake and that even the teeniest of rhinos can prove the greatest of heroes.
The Great Game
Andreas Dalsgaard, 2018
Michael and his father, the old Lord Chamberlain Soren Haslund-Christensen, are in the attic to find hidden treasures from the past. Grandfather Henning was a famous explorer and heritage collector among Mongolian tribes and Michael has heard rumours that Henning lived a secret double life as a British agent and gunrunner. Now he wants to find out if it's true.
Nicole N. Horanyi, 2017
Amanda meets Casper on facebook. He is sole heir to the Augustinus Fund. He is divorced and has a daughter he is not allowed to see.
Nitesh Anjaan, 2018
More than twenty years ago, Mette Holm read a novel by Haruki Murakami, who had yet to reach literary stardom. Back then, she had no idea how the Japanese author’s imagined worlds would steadily shape and transform her own. Since then Mette Holm has spent thousands of hours translating Murakami’s puzzling and widely discussed stories to his Danish readers.
The President from the North
Lars Feldballe Petersen, 2017
Can you run as president and create a new and democratic Somalia after 47 years in Denmark? This is exactly what 67-year-old Ahmed Dualeh is planning to do, as he sets course for the country he, more than anything else, wants to help rebuild on the basis of values he has come to appreciate during his time in Denmark. But his dream proves to be far from the everyday reality in Somalia. Resistance is heavy and the victories few.
The Two of Us
Emil Næsby Hansen, 2018
Skjold and Isabel are no longer lovers, but they will always be each other’s first love. Over the course of a summer in Copenhagen, we are thrown directly in to the midst of their break-up in a whirlwind of conversations, fights and happy moments. The nostalgia of the Danish summer whips up the plumes of every feeling attached to their love.