Copenhagen’s Palads Cinema Celebrates 100 Years

The historic Palads cinema in Copenhagen is celebrating its centenary on Friday 26th January with a special programme of events, including the classic Olsen Band movies, to be enjoyed with free popcorn. Until 1911, Copenhagen's main railway station was located on the site where the Palads theatre now stands. Then, between 1912 and 1916, it was used as a cinema, but was eventually demolished to make way for the current building in 1918. Originally, the Palads was built with one large auditorium

Pernilla August Starring In Britt-Marie Was Here Movie

Tuva Novotny will direct a movie adaptation of Fredrik Backman's (A Man Called Ove) novel Britt-Marie Was Here, with Pernilla August starring in this tale of love, community, and second chances. Britt-Marie (Pernilla August) is an acquired taste and expects things to be done in a certain way. But behind the passive-aggressive, socially awkward exterior is a woman who has more imagination, bigger dreams and a warmer heart than anyone around her realises. When Britt-Marie is separated from her husband of 20

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