Danish actress Maria Erwolter discusses starring in Netflix’s 1899 and Copenhagen Cowboy

It’s five in the afternoon and it’s pitch black in Copenhagen when I start my call with Danish actress Maria Erwolter, and even though she looks snug in her hygge spot, she’s not a lover of winter: “Some people are … Continue reading Danish actress Maria Erwolter discusses starring in Netflix’s 1899 and Copenhagen Cowboy

‘Where Were You?’ director Nils Holst-Jensen discusses his new Viaplay series

We are almost a month into having Viaplay UK and one of the first series we decided to dive into was Where Were You? We spoke to the show’s director Nils Holst-Jensen about the teenage drama from Denmark. Nordic Watchlist: … Continue reading ‘Where Were You?’ director Nils Holst-Jensen discusses his new Viaplay series

Speak No Evil’s director Christian Tafdrup on exploring Scandinavian social awkwardness in his dark Danish horror

Speak No Evil is a film you’re likely going to hear a lot about as it finally gets released this month. Having started the year by debuting at Sundance and proving a pretty big hit there, it has continued to … Continue reading Speak No Evil’s director Christian Tafdrup on exploring Scandinavian social awkwardness in his dark Danish horror

Danish initiative GreenKayak offers the chance to clean waste from the world’s waterways while enjoying the view

Nordic Watchlist got to speak to Danish-based non-profit excursion company GreenKayak about how they are tackling the problem of plastic waste in Copenhagen, and beyond. Tell us about the GreenKayak concept We started to collect trash floating around the waters … Continue reading Danish initiative GreenKayak offers the chance to clean waste from the world’s waterways while enjoying the view

Danish Director Thomas Daneskov talks about making the midlife-crisis dark comedy ‘Wild Men’ filmed in the Norwegian mountains

This May sees the release of Thomas Daneskov’s film Wild Men – one of our highlights of the year already! We got to speak to the director about how this violent comedy came to be and how the theme of … Continue reading Danish Director Thomas Daneskov talks about making the midlife-crisis dark comedy ‘Wild Men’ filmed in the Norwegian mountains

CPH:DOX 2022 Nordic Award #2 – Four more powerful films exploring personal stories about family, suicide, and living with a visual impairment

Documentaries are often designed to take you to new places, to learn about people you might never otherwise have known about, and in these four picks we certainly do that as we are swept from Sweden to Greenland, from Norway … Continue reading CPH:DOX 2022 Nordic Award #2 – Four more powerful films exploring personal stories about family, suicide, and living with a visual impairment