This article lists lesbian , gay , bisexual , and transgender -related films. The list includes films that deal with or feature significant LGBT issues or characters. The English film title, original title, country of origin and production year are listed. Order is alphabetical by title.
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In the grand scale of things, the cinema of Denmark tends to be overlooked. Frankly, Denmark is a small country, and even with the funding by the Danish Film Institute, it still does not make many movies each year, and rarely reaches mainstream audiences, let alone international audiences. Denmark has never been known for big blockbuster movies, nor will it likely ever be. Nevertheless, those who know about Danish cinema have been drawn to it by its unique and usually dark sense of humor, its realism, or its philosophical takes on themes like religion or morality. Denmark has also had its fair share of visionary directors. In the dawn of cinema the early 20th century , Ole Olsen founded the first Danish filmmaking company, Nordisk Film, and established Denmark as a place of talent when it came to movies.
10 Danish Films That Will Introduce You to Dogme 95
Among other famous directors, Lars von Trier was invited to talk about the future of cinema. Since that day and for the next 10 years, Dogme 95 would attract a spotlight to Danish cinema and would start various conversations among directors, critics and cinephiles. The movie was released in with the English title The Celebration.
And it had to be Fresh. The final list was culled from a longlist of hundreds, after which the films were ranked according to the Adjusted Tomatometer, which acts as a kind of inflation adjustment, taking into consideration the Tomatometer score, as well as the number of reviews a film received relative to the average number of reviews for films released that same year. We did not include miniseries, leaving out seminal works like Angels in America , nor movies made for TV. And we recognize that some of the films in the list will re-ignite healthy debates that have been fixtures of discussion around LGBTQ films — straight actors playing gay characters, cis actors playing trans characters, and the historical dominance of white male perspectives. For now, join us as we celebrate the work of hundreds of filmmakers whose talents and risks have opened up the possibilities of cinema.