News from the DFI
Songs of Repression wins DOX:AWARD
27. mar 2020 | CPH:DOX. The award winners at this year's edition of the big doc fest in Copenhagen were announced Friday during a ceremony in the festival's online cinema. The main prize went to the Danish film 'Songs of
European effort in film literacy for children and youth
25. mar 2020 | CHILDREN & YOUTH. A comprehensive English-language online course aims to promote film education around the world. The initiative will be followed up in autumn by a series of seminars across Europe.
The Danish Film Institute is closed until further notice
24. mar 2020. Following the directions from the national authorities regarding the coronavirus, the Danish Film Institute is cancelling its public activities for the time being. Stay updated here.
Scandinavian Star – new true crime series about unsolved murder case
05. mar 2020 | PREMIERE. 30 years after disaster struck on the Scandinavian Star ferry, a documentary series explores the story of the biggest murder mystery in modern Scandinavian history.
"If you’re Greenlandic and you don’t see yourself in this film, I’ve failed"
05. mar 2020 | INTERVIEW. With 'the Fight for Greenland', director Kenneth Sorento is stepping into the country’s divisive independence debate. It was important to show the nuances of the debate, Sorento says, and tell the
Queen of Hearts named best film at Bodil Awards 2020
02. mar 2020 | AWARDS. May el-Toukhys acclaimed drama 'Queen of Hearts' was the big winner at the Danish Film Critics' Bodil Awards on Saturday. This year's talent prize went to Ulaa Salim for his debut feature 'Sons of