16 LOVE IS COLDER THAN DEATH
Fassbinder – To Love without Demands is a portrait of one of the world’s most prominent filmmakers, and probably the most productive. Based on interviews Danish director Christian Braad Thomsen recorded in the 1970s, the film shows Rainer Werner Fassbinder, one of German film’s greatest auteurs, at his most open and vulnerable.
ANTBOY HITS AGAIN
Ask Hasselbalch is upping the ambition in the sequel to his hit children’s film from 2013. In Antboy – Revenge of the Red Fury, our young superhero falls in love for the first time.
OF BEETLES AND BUGS
THE FICTION OF OUR REALITY
Tip your hat to Mini the Beetle, the star of Jannik Hastrup and Flemming Quist Møller’s Mini and the Mozzies. Joshua Oppenheimer reflects on how he sees his role as documentary filmmaker.
Meet the young actor starring in the major Danish feature Itsi Bitsi.
GROWING UP ON A REFUGEE SHIP
Flotel Europa is Vladimir Tomic’s personal story about life on a refugee ship.
WHEN REALITY CRACKS
Vibeke Bryld’s Pebbles at Your Door tells of a woman’s rude awakening.
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COMING OUT IN THE BIBLE BELT
Jannik Splidsboel’s documentary Misfits follows three LGBT teenagers struggling to be accepted in an extremely conservative community.
FOODS FOR THE FUTURE
Phie Ambo’s Good Things Await is opening Berlinale’s Culinary Cinema.
THE NORTHWEST UNITES
Ties between Greenland, the Faroe Islands, Iceland and Denmark are strengthening.
NO AGE LIMIT ON DESIRE
A woman finds love in her autumn years in Michael Noer’s Key House Mirror.
OUTER AND INNER SPACE
There are no little green men but lots of masterminds and mind-boggling questions in Michael Madsen’s The Visit about an alien invasion that hasn’t taken place – yet.
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UNITED IN DEATH
Jeppe Rønde’s first fiction film, Bridgend, is based on a real-life wave of teen suicides.
TRAVELLING WITH A DEAD MAN
Samanou Acheche Sahlstrøm’s first feature In Your Arms is about a woman accompanying a man on his final journey.
Danish Film Institute's magazine with interviews and all the basics on Danish films at Berlin 2015