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Danish Movie Month comes to Beijing

(People's Daily Online)    09:07, April 22, 2019

The Danish Movie Month will kick off in Beijing on April 26, introducing Chinese audiences to a variety of Danish movies and allowing Danish award-winning movie director Bille August to meet his Chinese fans.

The Danish Movie Month will take place at CHAO Art Center in Beijing, Sanlitun, over three consecutive weekends from the end of April. 15 Danish movies will be featured, covering an array of themes and genres.

The event has been organized by the Royal Danish Embassy in Beijing and CHAO Art Center, and will present the works of major internationally recognized Danish directors, as well as films from new industry talents, with the aim of giving local film lovers a better understanding of contemporary Danish movies and society.

Academy Award-winning director, Bille August, will give a talk at CHAO Art Center on April 27, allowing his Chinese fans a chance to meet and hear his views on the film industry. Two of his movies will also show during the Festival - Silent Heart and A Fortunate Man, a film based on a novel written by Danish Nobel Prize-winning writer, Henrik Pontoppidan.

As part of the Danish Movie Month, CHAO Art Center will also host an exhibition with the theme ‘CPH: Locations - Copenhagen On Film,’ showcasing images from famous works such as Danish Girl, Borgen, and The Killing, allowing audiences to experience the Danish capital Copenhagen. 

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