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POLITIKEN:DOX

10 DANISH FILMS ARE NOMINATED FOR POLITIKEN:DOX.

The prize is awarded by Politiken’s film critics, who choose a winner among the nominated films from this year’s festival programme. Politiken wants to pay tribute to and support the Danish documentary community with the prize, which is worth 50,000 DKK and is awarded at this year’s big awards ceremony on Friday 1 April.

A House Made of Splinters

A House Made of Splinters

Tears turn to soap bubbles and hugs turn to fights in Simon Lereng Wilmont's award-winning film about an orphanage in eastern Ukraine. Eminently observed, and with unforgettable moments of hope.

Simon Lereng Wilmont / Denmark / 2022 / 87 min
Abyss

Abyss

A mind-expanding, cosmic sensory bombardment composed of 10,000 still images, linked together by Google's artificial intelligence.

Google's Image Recognition AI, Jeppe Lange / Denmark / 2022 / 13 min
All that Remains to be Seen

All that Remains to be Seen

What would you like to see if you couldn't see any more? A blind mother and her seven-year-old son teach each other how to navigate the world as his vision slowly fades and a new life awaits.

Julie Bezerra Madsen / Denmark, Finland / 2022 / 71 min
Into the Ice

Into the Ice

A grand, cinematic adventure on the Greenland ice sheet with three leading scientists in search of what the ice can tell us about our climate, our past and possible future. Epic and thought-provoking.

Lars Ostenfeld / Denmark, Germany / 2022 / 86 min
Moosa Lane

Moosa Lane

A personal family epic, where Danish-Pakistani director Anita Mathal Hopland looks back at the history of her two families over 15 years in Karachi and Copenhagen.

Anita Hopland / Pakistan, Denmark, Norway / 2022 / 85 min
Mr. Graversen

Mr. Graversen

After years of substance abuse, Michael's father returns to his life, but an old family trauma continues to haunt the Graversen family. A film with heart and courage about regaining the belief in life and each other.

Michael Graversen / Denmark / 2022 / 80 min
Taliban Land

Taliban Land

As the only journalist in the world, Cavling winner Nagieb Khaja travels around Afghanistan after the Taliban takeover to paint a portrait of the Taliban and the transition of power.

Nagieb Khaja, Peter Eggert Vesterlund / Denmark / 2022 / 70 min
The Fall

The Fall

A 11-year-old girl miraculously survives a fall from the fifth floor. Six years later, she is a looking to escape the trauma. A subtle, sensitive coming-of-age film about a very unusual young woman.

Andreas Koefoed / Denmark / 2022 / 72 min
The Last Human

The Last Human

Life on Earth begins and ends with Greenland. Researcher Minik Rosing's landmark discovery of the first life contrasts with the melting ice masses in Ivalo Frank's tribute to her beautiful homeland.

Ivalo Frank / Denmark, Greenland / 2022 / 80 min
TSUMU - Where Do You Go With Your Dreams?

TSUMU - Where Do You Go With Your Dreams?

Lars, Eino and Thomas are fighting for a better future for themselves and their friends in Tasiilaq in eastern Greenland. A youth film about hope, dreams and the right to be yourself in turbulent times.

Kasper Kiertzner / Denmark, Sweden / 2022 / 80 min