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Films Directed by Danish Women

by Ally the Manic Listmaker
Female Danish Filmmakers -— Additional Links: Films Directed By Women A Female Director a Day. - Now, here is a list of some Danish filmmakers who also happen to be women: Natasha Arthy Best known for: Se til venstre, der er en Svensker / Old, New, Borrowed and Blue Lone Scherfig Best known for: Italian for Beginners, An Education, Wilbur Wants to Kill Himself Susanne Bier Best known for: Brothers, After the Wedding, In A Better World Astrid Henning-Jensen Best known for: beginning as an actress, then going on to direct 27 films including Paw (1959) which won the OCIC Award at Cannes Film Festival and was nominated for an Oscar… Read more


Female Danish Filmmakers
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Additional Links:
Films Directed By Women
A Female Director a Day.
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Now, here is a list of some Danish filmmakers who also happen to be women:

Natasha Arthy
Best known for: Se til venstre, der er en Svensker / Old, New, Borrowed and Blue

Lone Scherfig
Best known for: Italian for Beginners, An Education, Wilbur Wants to Kill Himself

Susanne Bier
Best known for: Brothers, After the Wedding, In A Better World

Astrid Henning-Jensen
Best known for: beginning as an actress, then going on to direct 27 films including Paw (1959) which won the OCIC Award at Cannes Film Festival and was nominated for an Oscar for Best Foreign Language Film.

Bodil Ipsen
IMDB Trivia: Oldest Danish movie award Bodil is named after Bodil Ipsen.
Directed 10 films.

Paprika Steen
Best known for being an actress. She has also directed two films:Til døden os skiller & Lad de små børn…

Annelise Reenberg
Best known for: Winning an award as a cinematographer. She also directed 23 films including: Baronessen fra benzintanken (1960), Frøken Nitouche (1963), and Styrmand Karlsen (1958).

Rie Rasmussen
Best known for: Being an actress in Luc Besson’s Angel-A and a model. She has also directed 5 films including Human Zoo (2009).

Anna Karina
Best known for: being Jean-Luc Godard’s wife and muse. She also directed two films: Victoria (2008) and Vivre ensemble (1973).

Alice O’Fredericks
Best known for: directing the series of Far til Fire (Father of Four) comedies and directed 72 features

Lisbeth Movin
Best known for: being an actress in such films as Babette’s Feast. She also directed 3 films: Mig og min lillebror og Bølle, Rikki og mændene, and Min kone fra Paris.

Annelise Hovmand
Best known for: Ingen tid til kærtegn (Bodil Award for Best Danish Film)

Lisbeth Lynghøft
Best known for: Pink Prison (1999)

Eva Mulvad
Best known for: Vores lykkes fjender/Enemies of Happiness

Pernille Fischer Christensen
Best known for: En Soap

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