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Danish Film History: 1930-1939
In the 1930s talkies make their way into Denmark and jovial comedies with songs, so- called folk-comedies, became the decade's dominant genre. Poul Henningsen directs the documentary Danmark, which…
Danish Film History: 2000-2009
After the millennium popular film is composed of sequels, romantic comedies and "male action" movies. Mainstream film achieves success with attempts of classical genres and depictions of the class…
Leth Retrospective to Bilbao
12. aug 2010 | RETROSPECTIVE. Aficionados of Jørgen Leth's works are in for a treat when a retrospective of his work opens at Bilbao Fine Arts Museum tomorrow.
Burma VJ wins award number 50
04. apr 2011 | RECORD. If success is measured by awards, Anders Østergaard's "Burma VJ – Reporting from a Closed Country" has plenty.
A century of Danish Cinema
13. jan 2011 | PUBLICATION. If you are curious about Danish cinema, start perusing Danish film history, now available on dfi.dk. The work guides you through the silent era to the first decade of the new millennium—from escapism…
Adam Nielsen, Editor
13. nov 2013 | PROFILE. Director Andreas Johnsen singles out the skilled editor as his most important sparring partner in his efforts to come up with a hook for "Ai Weiwei The Fake Case".
Honour to von Trier Cinematographer
12. feb 2014 | PROFILE. Manuel Alberto Claro, who helped bring Lars von Trier's vision to life in "Nymphomaniac," receives distinguished Danish award for artistic accomplishment. Follow the 43-year-old cinematographer's…
Louise Vesth, producer
18. feb 2013 | PROFILE. She is behind this year’s Danish Oscar nomination, and she has signed her name on record-breaking box-office hits and artistic experimentations. We asked the busy Zentropa producer Louise Vesth to…
Six challenges from Lars von Trier
14. aug 2012 | PARTICIPATE. While we wait for his next film "Nymphomaniac", Danish director Lars von Trier is setting the rules for a user-generated film project which invites people around the world to reinterpret six iconic…
Danish films at IDFA 2016
11. nov 2016 | OVERVIEW. Eight Danish films and two with Danes on board are on the bill in Amsterdam. Get the full picture in this summary of films and people at this year's IDFA, running 16-27 November.
Short Film Makes Oscar Shortlist
29. nov 2016 | OSCAR 2017. Aske Bang and M&M Productions' "Silent Nights" is one of ten short films on this year's shortlist for an Oscar nomination.
Three potential Danish Oscar entries selected
03. sep 2015 | OSCAR 2016. "A War" by Tobias Lindholm, "Men & Chicken" by Anders Thomas Jensen, and "The Look of Silence" by Joshua Oppenheimer are shortlisted for Denmark's Foreign Language entry, with the final candidate…