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POWERFUL FILMS FROM UKRAINE

Strong films offering a range of views on life in the independent state whose existence is now threatened by Putin and his army.

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DOX:AWARD

International main competition – our selection of the best and most important new films.

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SOUND & VISION

Music films with room for the odd note in the darkness of the cinema.

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CHANGE MAKERS

Political and powerful. Films that have made waves and created an impact through great storytelling.

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ARTISTS & AUTERS

New work by some of the world’s most original artists and filmmakers.

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SPECIAL PREMIERES

An exclusive selection of high-profile films premiering out of competition.

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DOX:AWARD

International main competition. 12 films are nominated for the main prize in the festival’s international competition – our selection of the best and most important new films.

F:ACT AWARD

10 new films are nominated for this year’s F:act Award, the prize for politically urgent, journalistic films in the grand format.

NORDIC:DOX

12 brand new films are nominated for the festival’s Nordic award for the best films from our own corner of the world.

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NEW:VISION

Our international ompetition for long and short works in the field between film and art is the artistic laboratory of the festival.

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NEXT:WAVE

The competition for emerging filmmakers and artists from the international scene.

POLITIKEN:DOX

A prize awarded by Politiken’s film critics, who choose a winner among the 10 nominated films from this year’s festival programme.

SCIENCE

From outer space to the insides of the body, from artificial intelligence to biology and bacteria, and from circular economy to ocean ecosystems.

SOCIETY

Russia and Ukraine. Political polarization. Civil disobedience and activism. Metoo and abuse of power. We explore the current state of society. 

ART

Fallen statues. Gender and identity. Politics and pop culture. Art – and the world around it – is at the centre of CPH:DOX.

SPECIAL PREMIERES

An exclusive selection of high-profile films premiering out of competition.

HIGHLIGHTS

Handpicked highlights from the festival world. Award winners, audience favourites and brand new films.

ARTISTS & AUTEURS

New work by some of the world’s greatest artists and filmmakers.

CPH:SCIENCE

Our selection of science films exploring the encounter between cinema, science and society.

CHANGE MAKERS

Political and powerful. Films that have made waves and created an impact through great storytelling.

DANISH:DOX

New Danish documentaries from both young and established names.

SOUND & VISION

Music films with room for the odd note in the darkness of the cinema.

SOUND:TRACKS

The curated concert series SOUND:TRACKS offers four exclusive evenings where musicians and composers have composed new music for a specially curated art, archive and documentary film.

INTER:ACTIVE

Experience eight innovative interactive installations and Virtual Reality works at our exhibition INTER:ACTIVE at Kunsthal Charlottenborg.