News from the DFI
'Holy Spider' selected as Denmark's Oscar candidate
27. sep 2022 | OSCAR 2023. Ali Abbasi and Profile Pictures' 'Holy Spider' is selected as Denmark's submission in the International Feature Film category.
'Godland' wins in San Sebastián
26. sep 2022 | AWARD. Hlynur Pálmason's historical drama 'Godland' took home the main prize in the Zabaltegi-Tabakalera competition at San Sebastián Film Festival.
Fund for audience research made permanent
26. sep 2022 | FUNDING. The AudienceFocus funding scheme was launched in 2020 to strengthen the industry's awareness and insight into their audiences. Now the scheme is made permanent with an annual budget of 2 million…
Danish premieres in San Sebastián
16. sep 2022 | FESTIVAL. Katrine Brocks' debut feature 'The Great Silence', Frelle Petersen's 'Forever' and Hlynur Pálmason's 'Godland' are part of the line-up at San Sebastián Film Festival, starting 16 September.
Strong Danish voices in Toronto
08. sep 2022 | FESTIVAL. Malou Reymann is world premiering her second feature film, 'Unruly', at the Toronto Film Festival. Also on show at the prominent North American venue is Ali Abbasi's 'Holy Spider', Hlynur Pálmason's …
Three films advance to Danish Oscar shortlist
05. sep 2022 | OSCAR 2023. The national Oscar commitee selects three films eligible as Denmark's candidate in the International Feature Film category. The final choice will be made on 27 September.
Danish docs and series selected for Venice
31. aug 2022 | FESTIVAL. Jørgen Leth and Andreas Koefoed's 'Music for Black Pigeons', Guy Davidi's 'Innocence', Lars von Trier's 'The Kingdom Exodus' and Nicolas Winding Refn's 'Copenhagen Cowboy' are part of the lineup at…
'Godland' nominated for the Nordic Council Film Prize
23. aug 2022 | NOMINATION. 'Godland' makes the past come alive for us, says the jury electing Hlynur Pálmason's historical drama as Denmark's candidate for the Nordic Council Film Prize 2022. The winner will be revealed on 1…
Malou Reymann's 'Unruly' premieres at Toronto
04. aug 2022 | FESTIVAL. Malou Reymann's second feature film, 'Unruly', will have its world premiere in the Toronto Film Festival's Discovery programme. Also selected for North America's landmark festival is Ali Abbasi's…