Ruben Östlund Joins Sundance Film Festival Jury

Director Ruben Östlund will join the World Cinema Dramatic Jury at the Sundance Film Festival (18-28 January) alongside film executive Hanaa Issa from the Doha Film Institute in Qatar, and Hong Kong–based producer Michael J. Werner. The Sundance Film Festival aims to connect audiences to artists by discovering original voices and, to this end, the World Dramatic Competition consists of twelve films from emerging talents, including Ísold Uggadóttir's And Breathe Normally (Andið eðlilega), Gustav Möller's The Guilty (Den skyldige), and Isabella

The Real Estate To Compete At Berlin Film Festival

Måns Månsson and Axel Petersén's feature film The Real Estate (Toppen av ingenting) has been selected to compete in the Main Competition programme at the heart of the 68th Berlin Film Festival (15 - 25 February) where it will receive its world premiere. After a lifetime of living hand to mouth, 68 year old Nojet (Léonore Ekstrand) inherits an apartment building from her recently deceased father. However the blessing turns into a curse as she is thrown into the murkiest corners

Nominees Revealed For 71st Bodil Movie Awards

The Danish Film Critics Association has announced its nominees for the 71st Bodil Awards (Bodilprisen). Leading the field with five nominations is Fenar Ahmad's Darkland (Underverden), about a heart surgeon who becomes a masked avenger and takes on Copenhagen's criminal underworld after his brother's death. While We Live (Mens vi lever), in which the fate of its protahonists are intertwined through a tragic accident, is close behind with four nominations, while Pound For Pound (Den bedste mand) and Winter Brothers (Vinterbrødre) complete

Nominations Revealed For The 2018 Robert Awards

The Danish Film Academy has revealed its nominations for this year’s Robert Awards (Robertprisen), which honours those who are deemed to have made an outstanding contribution to the Danish film and TV industry. Winners will be announced during an awards ceremony which will be held on Sunday 4th February 2017 at the Tivoli Hotel & Congress Centre in Copenhagen. Last year’s winners can be found here. BEST DANISH FILM The Incredible Story Of The Giant Pear / Philip Einstein Lipski, Amalie Næsby Fick

Ditte & Louise Adventures Continue At The Cinema

Danish comedy duo Ditte Hansen and Louise Mieritz will return with a feature film based on the universe and characters from their hit DR1 television series, Ditte & Louise, where they play fictionalised versions of themselves. Ditte and Louise play two middle-aged actresses who realise that the industry now only offers them roles as mothers or old hags. Ditte has had enough, so she decides to dress up like a man and call herself Ditlev... and the world is turned on