News from the DFI
Danish Film Agreement 2024-27: A strong film nation
21. nov 2023 | Film Agreement. A strengthened effort in relation to children and young content. Strengthened mediation of Danish films. Increased demands on TV stations as a showcase for Danish films and a continued high level of…
Three Danish films nominated for European Film Awards
07. nov 2023 | NOMINATIONS. Three Danish films are nominated for European Film Awards: 'Apolonia, Apolonia' for Best European Documentary, Mads Mikkelsen for Best European Actor for his role in ‘The Promised Land’ and ‘The…
Empire wins the Nordic Council Film Prize
31. okt 2023 | HONOUR. The Nordic Council Film Prize 2023 goes to the Danish film 'Empire' by director Frederikke Aspöck, screenwriter Anna Neye and producers Pernille Munk Skydsgaard, Nina Leidersdorff and Meta Louise…
Four Danish documentaries selected for IDFA
18. okt 2023 | IDFA 2023. Danish documentaries are represented at the world's largest documentary festival. 'As the Tide Comes In', directed by Juan Palacios and co-directed by Sofie Husum Johannesen, will have its world…
Kalak wins two awards at San Sebastián Film Festival
29. sep 2023 | HONOUR. Kalak wins the Jury's Special Prize while the film's DOP Nadim Carlsen wins the prize for Best Cinematography.
The Promised Land is Denmark's Oscar candidate
26. sep 2023 | OSCAR 2024. The Danish Oscar Submitting Committee has chosen 'The Promised Land' as Denmark’s submission in the International Feature Film category for the upcoming Academy Awards.
Life is Chaos
01. sep 2023 | INTERVIEW. Nikolaj Arcel's 'The Promised Land' premieres this weekend in the main competition at the Venice Film Festival. We have talked to him about the film, the period in the 1700s, sources of inspiration…
’Kalak’ selected for San Sebastián competition
25. aug 2023 | SAN SEBASTIAN. Isabella Eklöf’s second feature film ’Kalak’ has been selected for the main competition at San Sebastián Film Festival and will have its world premiere September 23.
Three films advance to Danish Oscar shortlist
24. aug 2023 | OSCAR 2024. 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 26 September.