Queen of Hearts
May el-Toukhy, 2019
Anne, a brilliant and dedicated advocacy lawyer specialising in society’s most vulnerable, children and young adults, lives what appears to be the picture-perfect life with her doctor-husband, Peter, and their twin daughters. When her estranged teenage stepson, Gustav, moves in with them, Anne’s escalating desire leads her down a dangerous rabbit hole which, once exposed, unleashes a sequence of events destined to destroy her world.
Niels Arden Oplev, 2019
A story of one of the most spectacular kidnappings in recent times. The protagonist is the young Danish photojournalist Daniel Rye who was held hostage for 398 days in Syria by the terror organisation Islamic State along with several other foreign nationals, including the American journalist James Foley. The film follows Daniel’s struggle to survive in captivity, his friendship with James and the nightmare of the Rye family back home in Denmark as they try to cope with the fear that they may never see their son alive again.
A Perfectly Normal Family
Malou Reymann, 2020
Emma has a perfectly normal family until one day it turns out her dad, Thomas, is transgender. As Thomas becomes Agnete, both father and daughter struggle to hold on to what they had while accepting that everything has changed.
Frelle Petersen, 2019
Kris lives with her partly disabled uncle in rural Denmark and together they run a small farm. In their quirky yet loving relationship, built upon daily routines, words aren’t necessary. Kris is the dominant workhorse and she has taken on a motherly and overprotecting role towards her uncle.
The Good Traitor
Christina Rosendahl, 2020
9th of April 1940 Denmark is attacked by Nazi Germany with the demand of an immediate and unconditional capitulation. After a few hours, the Danish Government surrenders and begins a cooperation with the Nazis. But on the other side of the Atlantic is the Danish ambassador in America, the daredevil and man of the world, Henrik Kauffmann who is willing to stake everything in one throw.
Monty and the Street Party
Mikael Wulff, Anders Morgenthaler, 2019
Mugge’s parents are going through a loud and terrible divorce that threatens to tear the blissful suburban neighbourhood apart. But Mugge takes matters into his own hands and plans the most epic street party ever in an attempt to get his parents back together.
Michael Wikke, Steen Rasmussen, 2019
Video games are Viggo's whole life. But one day when a goose crashes on his balcony and it turns out it can talk, Viggo’s life is changed forever. The goose is desperate to get back to his flock but has a broken wing, so Viggo is forced to step up and help his newfound friend.
Louise Detlefsen, Louise Unmack Kjeldsen, 2019
A revolution is happening in Scandinavia. This film is about young women who have had enough of self-hatred and shame and proudly call themselves FAT. They demand respect and recognition in a diet-fixated society while struggling with their lack of self-worth.
Mira Jargil, 2019
Fleeing Syria, two doctors and their children are separated from each other. The kids bravely live on their own in Turkey, while their parents make it to Canada and Denmark. Now they're stuck in a Kafkaesque system that reduces their family life to Skype calls.
The Fight for Greenland
Kenneth Sorento, 2020
The film offers a unique insight into the heated debate about independence, language and identity that rages in modern-day Greenland. What does the future hold for Greenland? Should Greenland become a sovereign state or on the contrary strengthen its ties to Denmark? We follow four strong-willed and dynamic young Greenlanders who are fighting for a better Greenland, but disagree on which direction their country should take.
Long, Live, Love
Sine Skibsholt, 2019
A young adult film about figuring out who you are in this chaos called life. On top of that, there is a degree of seriousness to Rosemarie's life, for which she is much too young. She has been diagnosed with cancer, and although the doctors say she will survive, the long treatment leaves a mark on her young life.
Journey to Utopia
Erlend E. Mo, 2020
The enlightened, forward-thinking Mo family lead a picture-perfect life on their farm in Norway. But recently, climate anxiety and a fear for what kind of planet will be left to their three children is keeping them up at night. Taking a giant leap of faith, the family decides to take action and move to 'Permatopia’: a brand new self-sufficient, organic farming cooperative in Denmark.