Denmark is a country with a rich history of film. Nordic Film located just outside Copenhagen is the world's oldest existing film company established in 1906 over a hundred years ago. And the longstanding film tradition has continued. In the '90s with the new cinema movement "Dogme" and in recent years with world class directors like Lars von Trier (Nymphomaniac), Susanne Bier (In a Better World) and Nicolas Winding Refn (Drive) competing at the Oscars. Also Danish actors like Mads Mikkelsen and Ulrich Thomsen are breaking through in Hollywood on TV and on the silver screen.
Become a Danish film fan – and get to know Denmark at the movies.
Gallery reference view
The Danish film A Royal Affair by Nikolaj Arcel starring Mads Mikkelsen
A Royal Affair by Nikolaj Arcel starring Mads Mikkelsen
The Oscar-winning Danish film In A Better World by Susanne Bier
Oscar-winning In A Better World by Susanne Bier
The Danish film The Hunt by Thomas Vinterberg starring Mads Mikkelsen
The Hunt by Thomas Vinterberg
The BAFTA and Oscar-winning Danish film Babette's Feast by Gabriel Axel
The BAFTA and Oscar-winning Babette's Feast by Gabriel Axel
The Danish film The Celebration by Thomas Vinterberg
The Celebration by Thomas Vinterberg