Danish film

Viewers around the globe just can't get enough of Danish crime dramas and political thrillers. And not just on the small screen; Denmark has a long tradition of producing both world-class directors and award-winning films. Lars von Trier, Susanne Bier and Nicolas Winding Refn are just a few of the Danish directors who've produced films to international acclaim. Danish actors like Mads Mikkelsen are becoming household names on both the silver screen and TV around the world. Become the latest Danish film fan! Get to know Denmark through the silver screen...

Denmark has spawned many great, internationally respected award-winning film directors.

Some are brilliant, some are controversial and brilliant. See VisitDenmark's quick guide to Danish film directors.

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.

Denmark is a film-loving nation, and of course Denmark has its own selecetion of film festivals.

Covering every niche from kids' movies to blockbusters to independent films, be sure to check out one of the many great Danish festivals dedicated to the moving image.