News from the DFI
Debut film Persona Non Grata world premieres in Göteborg
12. jan 2021 | GÖTEBORG. Lisa Jespersen's debut feature film, 'Persona Non Grata', premieres in competition at the Nordic region's leading festival in Gothenburg, this year launched digitally from 29 January. The comedy
Nominations for the Robert Awards 2021 announced
06. jan 2021 | NOMINATIONS. The Danish Film Academy has revealed the nominations for this year's Danish Robert Awards, to be handed out on 6 February.
Anders Thomas Jensen: Coincidences and connections
05. jan 2021 | INTERVIEW. Anders Thomas Jensen addresses the big questions such as the meaning of life and our search for coherence in 'Riders of Justice', hailed by the Danish critics. Opening the Rotterdam Film Festival,
Riders of Justice to open Rotterdam Film Festival
22. dec 2020 | FESTIVAL. Anders Thomas Jensen's 'Riders of Justice' with Mads Mikkelsen will be opening the Rotterdam Film Festival's 50th anniversary edition. Also in the line-up of 2021's expanded, hybrid festival
Silje Riise Næss continues until 2023
16. dec 2020 | FILM COMMISSIONER. Silje Riise Næss will carry on her work at the Danish Film Institute three more years.
Two Danish documentary films selected for Sundance
16. dec 2020 | SUNDANCE. 'Flee' by Jonas Poher Rasmussen and 'President' by Camilla Nielsson have been selected for the international documentary programme at Sundance Film Festival, and Denmark's Snowglobe is co-producing