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Sunday, March 24, 2019

This year the festival will offer an ambitious programme with more than 200 films and more than 100 premieres, a guest curated programme by the English band The xx, a greater focus on science, a new programme on justice and the constitutional state, and not least an art exhibition and film programme dedicated to social experiments.

DOX:AWARD

12 films have been nominated in CPH:DOXs main competition Dox:Award 2018, the festivals bid for this years best international documentary film. The nominated films consist of eight World Premieres and four International Premieres. They are characterised by a strong, personal expression, by their cinematic qualities and expand the way that contemporary documentary relates to reality.

NEW:VISION AWARD

New:Vision Award 2018 presents groundbreaking experiments in the area between documentary and artistic reflection. The films are particularly characterised by being of an international and experimental character, as are the heritages of their directors. Some are known for their work with documentary film, others for their work in the art world. The nominees therefore reflect themselves best what the New:Vision competition is about, that is the examination of the distinctive field located between film and art.

F:ACT AWARD

F:ACT Award is dedicated to films in the field between documentary filmmaking and investigative journalism. This year, 10 films are nominated in this prestigious competition, consisting of four World Premieres, five International Premieres and one European Premiere.

NORDIC:DOX AWARD

The nominated films for Nordic:Dox Award 2018 are a careful selection of the best films from the Nordic countries. The selection reflects the diversity and level of artistic ambition in the North in films with a clear vision and a personal touch. The competition ranges from the poetic to the political, putting the viewer in an active and critical position. Many of the films are made by young directors with a fresh vision and the courage to experiment.

NEXT:WAVE AWARD

Take a walk on the wild side! In 2017, together with our main sponsor Normann Copenhagen, we announced the new international competition, Next:Wave. The Next:Wave Award is dedicated to emerging filmmakers with the courage to take chances.

JUSTICE

Are we all equal under the law? In cooperation with the Danish think tank Justitia and the Danish Bar and Law society, CPH:DOX launches the festival programme JUSTICE supported by the Dreyer Foundation, consisting of documentaries, talks and debates about civil liberty rights, the rule of law and the different challenges of the constitutional state. The rule of law and civil liberty are fundamental elements in the Danish society, but challenges such as terror, migration, and globalization lead to solutions that put the constitutional state under pressure. Everything from citizen surveillance to exception laws in the democratic society makes it important to inform and qualify the public debate. We must and shall reflect on the relationships between security and liberty, ethics and law, the constitutional state and democracy  as well as the elementary elements, that the constitutional state actually consists of.

I SEE YOU: CURATED BY THE XX

Musicians The xx have curated a programme specially for CPH:DOX 2018 The London trio will present a series of films and live events that will explore themes of identity, gender, performance, youth culture and LGBTIQ issues. The programme deliberately shares a name with The xxs most recent album  2017s acclaimed I See You  with their film selection being informed by many of the same themes and emotions the band explore through their music.

CPH:DOX Update

CPH:DOX AWARD NOMINEES

The nominated films consist of eight World Premieres and four International Premieres. They are characterized by a strong, personal expression, by their cinematic qualities and expand the way that contemporary documentary relates to reality.

Last Year in Utopia
Katharina Knust & Jana Magdalena Keuchel, World Premiere, (Germany)

Becoming Animal
Emma Davie & Peter Mettler, World Premiere (Switzerland & United Kingdom)

América
Erick Stoll & Chase Whiteside, International Premiere (United States)

Lost Warrior
Nasib Farah & Søren Steen Jespersen, World Premiere (Denmark, Somalia, Kenya & United Kingdom)

Central Airport
Karim Aïnouz, International Premiere (Germany, France & Brazil)

Welcome to Sodom
Christian Krönes & Florian Weigensamer, World Premiere (Austria)

Hale County This Morning, This Evening
RaMell Ross, International Premiere (United States)

The Raft
Marcus Lindeen, World Premiere, (Sweden, Denmark, United States & Germany)

Bisbee ‘17
Robert Greene, International Premiere (United States

Extinction
Salomé Lamas & Stanislav Danylyshyn, World Premiere (Portugal)

The Great Game
Andreas Dalsgaard, World Premiere (Danmark)

Giants and the Morning After
Alexander Rynéus, Malla Grapengiesser & Per Bifrost, World Premiere, (Sverige & Finland)

F:ACT AWARD NOMINEES

F:ACT Award is dedicated to films in the field between documentary filmmaking and investigative journalism. This year, 10 films are nominated in this prestigious competition, consisting of four World Premieres, five International Premieres and one European Premiere.

The winner of F:ACT Award will be found by a jury and announced at CPH:DOX’s Award Ceremony on March 23 at Kunsthal Charlottenborg.

False Confessions
Katrine Philp, Denmark, Germany (World Premiere)

The China Hustle
Jed Rothstein, European Premiere (United States)

Weapon of Choice
Fritz Ofner, Eva Hausberger, International Premiere (Østrig)

Alt-Right
Adam Bhala Lough, International Premiere (USA)

Exit
Karen Winther, World Premiere (Norway)

Our New President
Maxim Pozdorovkin, International Premiere (United States, Russia)

Laila at the Bridge
Elissa Mirzaei, Gulistan Mirzaei, World Premiere (Canada)

A Woman Without a Name
Farzad Khoshdast, World Premiere (Iran)

A Mother Brings Her Son To Be Shot
Sinéad O’Shea, International Premiere (Irland, Storbritannien)

Kailash
Derek Doneen, International Premiere (USA)

NORDIC:DOX AWARD NOMINEES

The nominated films for Nordic:Dox Award 2018 are a careful selection of the best films from the Nordic countries. The selection reflects the diversity and level of artistic ambition in the North in films with a clear vision and a personal touch. The competition ranges from the poetic to the political, putting the viewer in an active and critical position. Many of the films are made by young directors with a fresh vision and the courage to experiment.

Lykkelænder
Lasse Lau, World Premiere (Denmark, Greenland)

The Punk Voyage
Jukka Kärkkäinen, J-P Passi, International Premiere (Finland, Denmark, Norway, Sweden)

Bad Circumstances
Max Kestner, World Premiere (Denmark)

Den nat vi faldt
Cille Hannibal, World Premiere (Denmark)

Maj Doris
John Blåhed, International Premiere (Sweden)

One Table Two Elephants
Henrik Ernstson, Jacob von Heland, Henrik Ernstson, World Premiere (Sweden, South Africa)

The Night
Steffan Strandberg, International Premiere (Norway)

A Good Week for Democracy
Cecilia Björk, International Premiere (Sweden)

Waiting for Barcelona
Juho-Pekka Tanskanen, World Premiere (Finland)

Eastern Memories
Niklas Kullström, Martti Kaartinen, International Premiere (Finland)

NEW:VISION AWARD NOMINEES

The New:Vision Award 2018 presents groundbreaking experiments in the area between documentary and artistic reflection.The films are particularly characterised by being of an international and experimental character, as are the heritages of their directors. Some are known for their work with documentary film, others for their work in the art world. The nominees therefore reflect themselves best what the New:Vision competition is about, that is the examination of the distinctive field located between film and art.

Possessed
Rob Schröder, Vinca Kruk, Daniel van der Velden, Metahaven, International Premiere (Netherlands)

Wild Relatives
Jumana Manna, International Premiere (Lebanon, Germany)

Black Mother
Khalik Allah, International Premiere (Jamaica, United States)

The End of Fear
Barbara Visser, European Premiere (Netherlands)

Saturday
Camille Henrot, World Premiere (France)

Slow Graffiti
Alex Da Corte, World Premiere (US)     Who is afraid of Ideology?
Marwa Arsanios, World Premiere (Lebanon)

Translations
Tinne Zenner, World Premiere (Greenland, Canada, Denmark)

All Voices are Mine
Basir Mahmood, World Premiere (Pakistan)

Word for Forest
Pia Rönicke, World Premiere (Denmark, Mexico)

Cops are Actors
Tova Mozard, World Premiere (Sweden)

The Disappeared
Gilad Baram & Adam Kaplan, International Premiere (Germany, Israel)

 

NEXT:WAVE AWARD NOMINEES

Take a walk on the wild side! In 2017, together with our main sponsor Normann Copenhagen, CPH:DOX announced the new international competition, Next:Wave. The competition received overwhelmingly good reviews from both national and international press and festival goers. This year the competition returns and today we announce the nominated films!

Our Next:Wave Award is dedicated to emerging filmmakers with the courage to take chances.

Possessed
Rob Schröder, Vinca Kruk, Daniel van der Velden, Metahaven, International Premiere (Netherlands)

Wild Relatives
Jumana Manna, International Premiere (Lebanon, Germany)

Black Mother
Khalik Allah, International Premiere (Jamaica, United States)

The End of Fear
Barbara Visser, European Premiere (Netherlands)

Saturday
Camille Henrot, World Premiere (France)

Slow Graffiti
Alex Da Corte, World Premiere (US)

Who is afraid of Ideology?
Marwa Arsanios, World Premiere (Lebanon)

Translations
Tinne Zenner, World Premiere (Greenland, Canada, Denmark)

All Voices are Mine
Basir Mahmood, World Premiere (Pakistan)

Word for Forest
Pia Rönicke, World Premiere (Denmark, Mexico)

Cops are Actors
Tova Mozard, World Premiere (Sweden)

The Disappeared
Gilad Baram & Adam Kaplan, International Premiere (Germany, Israel)

New DOX: JUSTICE

The rule of law and civil liberty are fundamental elements in a democratic society, but challenges such as terror, migration, and globalization lead to solutions that put the constitutional state under pressure. JUSTICE is a new programme that will run for the next years to come. It is supported by the Dreyer Foundation and focuses on the relationships between the individual and the state, security and liberty, ethics and law, the constitutional state and democracy. Experience, among other things, the surveillance sci-fi look into preventive crime research in  ‘Pre-Crime’, ‘The Congo Tribunal’ about the long and bloody conflict in the Democratic Republic of Congo and ‘The Judge’ about the world’s first female Sharia judge. The movies are followed by debates with leading lawyers, professionals and human rights activists.

New DOX: CHANGE

Political and powerful. Films that have made waves and created an impact through great storytelling. The UN has defined 17 political strategy goals for the world to reach by 2030. We focus on each goal with (at least!) one film and virtual reality experiences followed by talks, debates and events. The world 2030 is this year’s most comprehensive focus, and the theme flows throughout the festival program across all of the categories and series. Find more here.

CPH:DOX and Politiken celebrate freedom of expression with the Politiken Audience Award. The nominated films support the defense of artistic freedom. Give your support and vote for the film you think deserves to win! The winner will receive 50.000DKK.

CPH:DOX SPECIAL

The London trio The xx has curated a special programme for CPH:DOX and members of the band will visit the festival to introduce the films in the company of filmmakers during an entire week. The programme takes its title from The xx’s most recent album – the 2017’s acclaimed I See You – with their film selection being informed by many of the same themes and emotions the band explore through their music: identity, gender, performance, youth culture and LGBTIQ issues. Find the full programme here.

CPH:DOX FEARTURED THEMES

A REGIONAL FESTIVAL

CPH:DOX It is your life on the move

CPH:DOX will come to over 30 municipalities across the country with two different concepts: REALITY:CHECK and DOX:DIREKTE. With the new festival category REALITY:CHECK that is focusing on knowledge, we combine the best current documentary about controversial social issues in health, technology and politics with researchers and professionals in moderated talks and interactive events, relevant to the film being screened. We will focus on fake news, monitoring, artificial intelligence and sustainability.

REALITY:CHECK is popping up at different places in Zealand and in Jutland.

DOX:DIREKTE: As something new, we make three nationwide simultaneous shows with subsequent live-broadcast talks at libraries across Denmark: March 19, March 20 and March 21. March 19th is the screening of the Danish Dreaming Murakami by Nitesh Anjaan, about Haruki Murakami’s Danish translator Mette Holm followed by talks at the Royal Library with Nitesh Anjaan and Mette Holm. On March 20, we will screen ‘The Night We Lost’ about the famous photographer Per Folker, and about the time after an accident – seen from the daughter’s eyes, followed by a live talk about sorrow with Cille Hannibal, Anne Lise Marstrand-Jørgensen, Kathrine Lilleør, Mf. l. Wednesday 21st, we screen ’Eating Animals’, the filming of Jonathan Safran Foer’s bestseller, followed by discussion with Nikolaj Kirk, Phie Ambo and Andreas De Neergaard.