Amateurs & Saint Bernard To Compete At Tribeca

Swedish feature Amateurs (Amatörer) by Gabriela Pichler, and Danish comedy The Saint Bernard Syndicate (Sankt Bernhard Syndikatet) by satirist Mads Brügger have been selected for the International Narrative Competition at the 17th Tribeca Film Festival (18 - 29 April). Tribeca's Director of Programming, Cara Cusumano, said: "In a year that has reminded us more often of our divisions than our connections, this Festival's program embraces film's unique power to overcome differences – that connecting with stories not our own is the

Connie Nielsen To Star In New CBS Drama F.B.I.

Connie Nielsen, who currently stars in Liberty on DR1, has signed up for a lead role in Dick Wolf’s thirteen-part CBS drama F.B.I. about the New York office of the Federal Bureau of Investigation. Nielsen will play Ellen, FBI Special Agent in Charge, who is described as an elegant, cultured and deeply respected boss who is under enormous pressure – political, public, and self-imposed. Ellen's effectiveness stems from being highly organised and disarmingly direct. She will do anything for her agents if

Ruben Östlund Denied Oscar By Fantastic Woman

At the 90th Academy Awards, held at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles on Sunday, Ruben Östlund's Palme d'Or winner The Square was denied the Oscar for Best Foreign Language Film by Sebastián Lelio's A Fantastic Woman (Chile), about a transgender singer who faces discrimination after the death of her boyfriend. Ruben Östlund told SVT: "We are fine about it... It's so hard to predict the outcome, so I didn't have any real expectations. I felt that An Amazing Woman was

Liberty

OVERVIEW | NEWS | CAST | SEASON 1 Starring: Connie Nielsen, Carsten Bjørnlund, Sofie Gråbøl 2018. Returning Series Set in Tanzania during the 1980s, Liberty follows two young men from very different backgrounds. Christian is the son of Danish ex-pats, while Marcus works as a house boy for a Swedish family and hopes that they will eventually take him back to Europe with them. Their friendship defines a divided continent. When they decide to go into business together, they are unwittingly set on

Greyzone | Gråzon

OVERVIEW | NEWS | SEASON 1 Starring: Birgitte Hjort Sørensen, Ardalan Esmaili, Joachim Fjelstrup 2018. Returning Series When fugitive Iyad (Ardalan Esmaili) appears at the home of drone engineer Victoria (Birgitte Hjort Sørensen) in Copenhagen, she is forced to provide classified information to save both her own and her son’s life. The kidnapper’s agenda is devastating, and Scandinavia is the target. Meanwhile, at the port of Gothenburg, a primed missile with enough explosives to shake a whole continent is found hidden in a truck