Dänischer Film

It's not only Danish TV dramas that are winning fans over across the world these days. Denmark has a long and strong tradition of producing both world-class directors as well as award-winning memorable films.

Lars von Trier, Susanne Bier and Nicolas Winding Refn are but a few of the Danish directors that have produced great works of film to international critical acclaim. Danish actors such as Mads Mikkelsen are also gracing the silver screens world-wide.

Here's a quick guide to all things Danish film.

Danish award-winning film director Lars von Trier

Denmark's famous directors

Denmark has produced some big directors and many much-loved films. Get to know Denmark’s famous film directors here and fall in love with Denmark on screen!

Danish award-winning film The Hunt

Danish award-winning films

A Royal Affair, Melancholia, In A Better World - Denmark has brought many award-winning films into the world. See the best of them here!

More than film

If you want to delve deeper into Danish film, there's plenty of things to do and see.

Why not take a guided walk through Copenhagen tracing the footsteps of A Royal Affair?

Or marvel at the latest IMAX films at the Tycho Brahe Planetarium?

Denmark also has a number of film festivals each year showcasing the best Danish and foreign blockbusters and independent movies.

Film festivals Denmark

Danish film festivals

Denmark is a film-loving nation with a great selection of film festivals. Covering every niche from kids' movies and independent films to blockbusters, you'll find a film festival decicated to your favourite film experiences.