Mads Matthiesen, 2016
The film tells the story of emerging fashion model Emma who struggles to enter the Parisian fashion scene and develops a deadly obsession for male fashion photographer Shane White.
Tobias Lindholm, 2015
Company commander Claus Michael Pedersen and his men are stationed in an Afghan province. Meanwhile, back in Denmark, Claus' wife Maria is trying to hold everyday life together with a husband at war and three children missing their father. During a routine mission, the soldiers are caught in heavy crossfire and in order to save his men, Claus makes a decision that has grave consequences for him - and his family back home.
Land of Mine
Martin Pieter Zandvliet, 2015
Taking place in May 1945 only a few days after the end of the war, the film tells the story of how a group of German prisoners of war were brought to Denmark and forced to disarm the two million land mines that had been scattered along the West Coast by the German occupying forces. In charge of the enfeebled young men performing the dangerous task is Sergeant Carl Leopold Rasmussen. Like so many of his fellow Danes, he has a deep hatred for the Germans after having suffered five years of hardships during the occupation.
Rúnar Rúnarsson, 2015
The films follows Ari, 16, who has been living with his mother in Reykjavik and is suddenly sent back to the remote Westfjords to live with his father Gunnar. Here he has to navigate a difficult relationship with his father, and he finds his childhood friends changed. In these hopeless and declining surroundings, Ari has to step up and find his way.
Nicole N. Horanyi, 2016
38-year-old Kimberley Motley left her husband and three kids in the US to work as a defence lawyer in Kabul, Afghanistan. She is the only foreign lawyer, and the only woman, who has a license to work in Afghan courts. With her Afghan assistant, Kimberley defends Western and Afghan clients accused of criminal acts.
Puk Grasten, 2016
The film is inspired by a true story set in 1964, New York, where several neighbours witness the brutal murder and rape of Kitty Genovese and do not intervene. The film peeks into the lives of three disparate families, the lonely neighbour and the doorman. We connect with the neighbours and understand their decisions not to act by following their day-to-day struggles.
Frederikke Aspöck, 2015
Johannes lives together with his father, the middle-aged widower Ulrik in a small fishing town in the northern part of Denmark. They live a quiet routine life, each minding their separate jobs in the fishing industry. Ulrik misses the love and tenderness of a woman and arranges for the young, beautiful, Filipino Rosita to come to Denmark - just as many other men in the town have done before him.
Summer of '92
Kasper Barfoed, 2015
In 1992, the Danish national football team had failed to qualify for the European Championship in Sweden. The players were already on holiday when they were called up in their summer residences with a surprising message: Yugoslavia was disqualified because of the war, and the Danes were set to replace them. The rest is history: Denmark went on to surprise the experts and upset the odds by winning the tournament, beating the reigning European and World Champions in the process.
At Home in the World
Andreas Koefoed, 2015
In Denmark, there is a school for refugee children from all over the world. Here they are taught while they wait for their cases to be treated. Most children have arrived with their parents, a few of them without.
Christian Sønderby Jepsen, 2015
24-year-old Jacob Nossell is really bright, but he does not fit the typical idea of the perfect life. Jacob is living with cerebral palsy, a congenital physical disability. In addition to affecting his speech, it causes muscle cramps and stiffness.
Men & Chicken
Anders Thomas Jensen, 2015
Gabriel and Elias are brothers, but very different from one another. Gabriel is a worn down university professor and Elias is masturbating fulltime, he is a man, whose only concern is women and trivial knowledge. During a lecture Gabriel receives a phone call telling him that their father has died.
In a Better World
Susanne Bier, 2010
The story traces elements from a refugee camp in Africa to the grey humdrum of everyday life in a Danish provincial town. The lives of two Danish families cross each other, and an extraordinary but risky friendship comes into bud. But loneliness, frailty and sorrow lie in wait.
Henrik Ruben Genz, 2016
The Great Northern War is over, and Vice Admiral Tordenskiold, star of the victorious Danish-Norwegian fleet, has no clue what to do with his life. His valet, Kold, persuades him to go on a vacation arguing that now is the time to marry and settle down. The trip turns into a fun and freewheeling road movie through Denmark.