CPH PIX’s 10th edition will open with Lars von Trier in the house to present The House That Jack Built and will close with Alfonso Cuaron’s Roma: it will mark the Netflix project’s only planned theatrical screening in Denmark.
The 10th edition of the festival runs Sept 27 to Oct 10, presenting 191 features including 19 new Danish films. The BUSTER schools and family programme will show 44 of those features, such as I Kill Giants and The Breadwinner.
Festival hits set to screen include Cold War, Shoplifters, Capernaum, Touch Me Not, Mandy, In Fabric and The Man Who Killed Don Quixote.
Leos Carax will present a masterclass hosted by Christoffer Boe.
The nominees for the New Talent Grand PIX are:
- Antoine Russbach (Swit) with Those Who Work
- Damiano D’Innocenzo & Fabio D’Innocenzo (It) with Boys Cry
- Eva Trobisch (Ger) with All Good
- Isabella Eklöf (Swe) with Holiday
- Jeremiah Zagar (US) with We the Animals
- Lukas Dhont (Bel) with Girl
- Marysia Nikitiuk (Ukr) with When the Trees Fall
- Rasmus Kloster Bro (Den) with Cutterhead
- Tuva Novotny (Swe) with Blind Spot
- Zsófia Szilágyi (Hun) with One Day
The nominees for the PIX Audience Award are:
- Loveling, Gustavo Pizzi (Bra)
- Diamantino, Gabriel Abrantes & Daniel Schmidt (Port)
- An Elephant Sitting Still, Bo Hu (Chi)
- El Angel, Luis Ortega (Arg)
- Ray & Liz, Richard Billingham (UK)
- Genesis, Philippe Lesage (Can)
- Sibel, Guillaume Giovanetti & Cagla Zencirci (Tur)
- Keep Going, Joachim Lafosse (Bel)
- The Kindergarten Teacher, Sara Colangelo (US)
- Wherever You Are, Angius Bonifacio (It)
The Politiken Talent prize nominees are a strong crop of Danish debut features:
- Lifeboat, dir Josefine Kirkeskov
- Neon Heart, dir Laurits Flensted-Jensen
- Cutterhead, dir Rasmus Kloster Bro
- Christian IV, dir Kasper Kalle
- Brakland, dir Martin Skovbjerg Jensen
- Holiday, dir Isabella Eklöf