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BURMA VJ - Reporting From a Closed Country
Armed with small handycams undercover Video Journalists in Burma keep up the flow of news from their closed country despite risking torture and life in jail. Their material is smuggled out of Burma and broadcast back via satellite. ”Joshua”, age 27, becomes tactical leader of a group of reporters, as Buddhist monks in September 2007 lead a mass...
Into Eternity
In Finland a huge system of underground tunnels is being hewn out of solid bedrock. It is the first attempt ever at a permanent storage for nuclear waste, that must remain isolated from all living organisms for at least 100 000 years. Once full, the facility will be sealed off, never to be opened again. Or so we hope, but can we ensure that? How do...
Going for Goal - the Homeless World Cup
Per is good at soccer, but not at managing his life. He is homeless and about to play in the Homeless World Cup. He swaps beer for vitamins and embark on a training program to strengthen body, spirit, and the will to win! A different world cup, triumphs and disappointments, shattered hopes and living dreams....
I think - I see
Jørgen Haugen Sørensen belongs to the most noteworthy Danish sculptors. Free of the restrictions of styles, rules, or schools, he gives unstintingly of his experience and impressions of life, of everything he perceives, thinks, and sees.

Film director Malene Ravn has spent the last ten years recording the birth of Jørgen Haugen Sørensen’s w...
On the way to Paradise
Inge and Holger Thomasen have been married a lifetime.They have traveled the world and had three children on three continents. Now they are over eighty years old and live in their own lush jungle north of Copenhagen, growing orchids, coffee and oranges brought home from their many journeys.But the time when they will have to move is approaching.“On...
Ekelöf´s Vision
Ekelöf’s Vision - A Nordic Poets’ Journey
A spiritual, poetic journey of consciousness and a visual reading of the Nordic “poets’ poet”, Gunnar Ekelöf and his vision of the world. An inward and outward journey full of Nordic poets, poetic miracles, enigmatic beauty and the ecstasy of mysticism. ...
My eyes
Katja aged 16 and Cathrine aged 8 both have a unique relationship to music, to nature and to sensation in general. Katja and Cathrine are blind, but the girls have developed their other senses and use them much more keenly than most people around them. The director, Erlend E. Mo, depicts the two girls; interpreting their sense-based, subjecti...
Invitation from God
Thomas Keating, a Cistercian monk, lives in St. Benedict’s monastery in the Rocky Mountains. At 82, the former abbot and author of several books on Christian spirituality, is a physical and spiritual giant. He is deeply engaged in the world and its problems and a strong proponent of inter-religious dialogue. With humour and charisma, Keating int...
In a Soldier's Footsteps
"In a Soldier's Footsteps" is the dramatic, real-life story of Steven, a former child soldier from Uganda, who after a terrible sequence of events – including imprisonment, torture, escape, and the death of his wife and son – reached Denmark as a UNHCR refugee. The film is also a portrait of contemporary Uganda, Pearl of Africa and darling of the ...
Can you die in Heaven
Jonathan is 11-years-old and ponders things a great deal, much more than most children his age. When Jonathan was 8-years-old, his father committed suicide. The suicide was a great shock for Jonathon, as his father never talked about his problems. Not long after the suicide, Jonathan is diagnosed with bone cancer and is forced into a long period ...
Little Daddy
A short, fictional film about 7-year-old Marie, who experiences her first bout of anger. Marie is to spend the weekend with her dad. She waves goodbye to her mother, and goes for a walk through town with her dad. They are only together for a few minutes, when her dad meets up with a friend and indulges in a lengthy conversation. Meanwhile, Mari...
THE 3 ROOMS OF MELANCHOLIA
Pirjo Honkasalo’s documentary film 'The 3 Rooms of Melancholia' depicts the vulnerability of a child’s mind. The main characters of the film are the 9 to 14-year-old boys at Kronstadt Cadet Academy, a woman called Hadizhat Gataeva who saves children from the ruins of Chechnya, and the children living across the border in the Ingushetia refugee ca...
Diplomats
What does it mean to be a nomad? To move from one place to another to earn your livelihood. To be a member of a group sharing common rituals, beliefs and even a common language. Diplomats are a tribe of their own, they are the modern nomads. ...
With a Right To Kill
During the last years of WWII, the Danish resistance movement liquidated 400 Danes. After the war, the government covered up the liquidations – a policy that left a bloody trail through many lives. Now for the first time, those who participated and those who were left behind speak out....
Small Avalanches
Linda is 12 and bored. It seems to her that nothing matters and nothing ever really happens. But on this particular day she meets an older man. Linda is amused, even exhilarated by their seemingly innocent encounter. But things take a disturbing turn, and Linda´s world is transformed forever....
Oswald the Monkey
Oswald and his monkey chums leap from tree to tree, chattering away in the sunshine. Life would be wonderful indeed but for the big, bad ape constantly on their backs. One day Oswald decides he has had enough and says "No!" In a colorful explosion of swaying monkeys and creeping vines accompanied by Pierre Dørge´s jazzy soundtrack, the monkey´s tal...
Under Bare Poles
This film is about two indecisive men fooling around on the island of Amager, outside of Copenhagen. Pram (Henrik Nordbrandt) has packed his suitcase and donned his travelling clothes, but is going nowhere. He arrives only just in time to make his plane. At the Airport Grill, he meets Bo (Claus Nissen), who is roughly his contemporary. Bo is plane...
Now Look at Me
Two fifteen-year old cousins, Iben and Sanne, spend their summer holiday with their aunt, the eccentric owner of a dilapitaded spa in Eastern Europa. Soon after their arrival, they meet Felix, an alluring young man camping in the spa´s lush grounds. While the aunt dwells in past reveries, Sanne plays at the idea of romance and Iben casts herself in...
The Magnetist's
Sweden 1820. The charming and enigmatic “magnetist”, Meisner arrives in town and causes a sensation when he cures the blind daughter of the esteemed Dr. Selander. Dr. Selander becomes his scientific supervisor, Maria his fiancée. But is Meisner a healer, or a fraud, or both?...
2000
40 people meet. 20 couples. Each couple together, adds up to 100 years. Grand total 2000 years. Children and teenagers meet with old people. A 1-year-old meets with a 99-year-old, a 2-year-old meets a 98-year-old, and so on. Some tell stories, some do things like tying shoes and wrestling together. ...
Julia's Madness
Danish girl, Julie Szabad met the film director, Hannes Schönemann, then a young man, while she was visiting East Germany on a cultural exchange programme. They fell in love. But soon after, Julie had to return to Denmark and the young couple were never able to see their love develop. During the course of the next 25 years, however, they met severa...
Light, Darkness, and Colours
With Goethe’s Colour Theory as a starting point, the film takes us on a fascinating journey through the universe of colours. We see how colours arise and “conduct themselves”, and how we perceive and are influenced by them. Through aesthetic laboratory demonstrations, individual phenomena are explained, which we then see in their many representati...
Calle & Kristoffer
Kristoffer is 5 years old. Kristoffer’s best friend lives in the house across the street. His name is Calle. Calle is 43-years-old. He is retarded and in a wheel chair. Calle and Kristoffer play together. They play with toy cars and Kristoffer helps Calle to eat his lunch. Calle is a bit slow. For Kristoffer it’s all all right - but saliva on...
State of dogs
“State of Dogs” is a documentary about contemporary Mongolia, development and tradition, told by a dead dog, who does not want to become a man.Baasar was a stray dog who was shot by a dog hunter in the backstreets of Ulan Bator on the first day of spring. Baasar had always loved and trusted man. Now that trust is gone. In Mongolia, people know that...
Hands Up!
Oliver, aged 6, cunningly outsmarts his mother and the old babysitter, Mrs. Bruus, because he prefers Josephine who is 16, beautiful and good-natured. But things don’t quite work out, and Oliver must use all his ingenuity when he finds himself locked out of the house without a babysitter, and with his baby sister locked in. ...
Tifanfaya
Scrawny, awkward, unlucky Tifanfaya is an orphan, raised by her uncle Brutus and aunt Mathilde for devious reasons. Tifanfaya lives in a castle, which her aunt would like for her very own. Brutus suddenly dies of a mysterious disease and leaves Tifanfaya a treasure map. Mathilde immediately seizes the map, but as Tifanfaya becomes queen of the Haj...
The Theory of Everything
Danish theoretical physicist, Holger Bech Nielsen, explores the frontiers of high energy physics. In the film, he summarizes the status of physics in the search of a theory of everything - the ultimate unification of mattter and forces in nature - thus bringing us back to fractions (10 -43) of the first second after the Big Bang....
The Anatomy of Thought
Our brains have always been a subject for human investigation, but scientists have had to perform their analysis on dead tissue. Recently neuroscience has developed new imaging technology to watch the living brain while it performs its functions, healthy as well as sick. Every day, new insight into diseases in the brain appear and possibilities fo...
Pussycat with the blue eyes
A little pussycat with blue eyes and a sunny disposition, once went out into the world to find the land of many mice. On the way he met a group of cats, who were convinced that, real cats only have yellow eyes.... ...
Aids Show
Danish comic, Anne Marie Helger, and Jannie and Johnnie, both HIV-positive, perform to a group of teenagers to inform them about AIDS. Honestly and straightforwardly, with seriousness and humour, they tell their personal stories. Their frankness transgresses the usual borders of prudishness that so often restricts authorities, teachers, and parents...
The Black Swan.
Through a portrait of two young Danish scientists, the film provides a unique insight into the struggle to develop a vaccine for HIV. The film crew followed the scientists from 1991, when nobody believed in the two unknown Danes, who met by chance. Their research appears to be really promising and the film follows the scientists up to the day tha...
You and I
Who am “I”? What is an “I”? And who are “YOU”? What is “conscience” really, and who is responsible? What is the purpose of good and evil? Of life and death? Four ten-year-old children reflect on life’s great philosophical questions, on the nature of the “You” and the “I”, and on other subjects. ...
ARNE TREHOLT - a man and his destiny
Suspected of spying for the Soviet Union and Irak, Arne Treholt, a Norwegian diplomat, saw his life ruined in 1984 when he was arrested at Oslo Airport. Arne Treholt has alway since claimed his innocence. Now liberated after more than 8 years in prison he recounts the suffering he lived through, the cross examinations, solitary confinement, tri...
The Naked Trees
"The naked trees" is set during 1943-44, and follows Dr Christian Borck, who with great courage and authority leads a small group of resistance fighters against the German occupation. But the forbidden love between Christian's wife Gerda and one of the group's members Holger, slowly destroys the solidarity of the group. From the moment Holger and ...
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