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Danish film

At the beginning of the new millennium, Danish cinema is experiencing a boom period of international recognition and national progress. This success found its origins in the 1970s through intensified public effort with the 1972 Film Act and the establishment of the Danish Film Institute.
The age of reality

The age of reality

Across the world, documentaries are gaining ground on fiction films and TV shows.
Copenhagen International Documentary Film Festival, CPH:DOX, now in its 10th year, has helped put Danish docs up among the world’s best.
The Danish engagement in the war in Afganistan is incorporated into 'The Killing'

Knitwear in prime time

A jumper-clad detective and a prime minister with a messy private life have won a huge global following.
Dig into Danish cinema

Dig into Danish cinema

From silent films to the talkies, from escapism to social realism, from family comedies to the Dogme film, from mainstream to avant-garde, from action flicks to documentaries—the history of Danish film covers it all.

Susanne Bier

And the Oscar goes to...Susanne Bier - In a Better World

The Danish film director Susanne Bier on February 27th claimed her first Oscar at the 83rd Annual Academy Awards.

Mads Mikkelsen

2011: An amazing year for Danish film

One Oscar, two prizes in Cannes, four European Film Awards, four nominations for Sundance Film Festival and a claim for the best film in 2011 by two renowned film magazines. We look back on one of the best years ever for Danish cinema.