• Copenhagen: As the wind picks up, the world slows down

    By on July 7, 2016

    In the Bay of Scanport, just a few kilometres from central Copenhagen, an old 25-metre sail ship named Hawila sits moored. While waiting to haul anchor and head out to sea, a group of passionate young activists work on its restoration. Their idea? To slow life down a little and urge the world to take a different approach to consumption.

  • Copenhagen: European women in pursuit of happiness

    By on July 7, 2016

    What's fuelling the hopes and dreams of those living in the supposedly idyllic reality that young people experience in Denmark? Do the youth of Copenhagen really have such a wealth of possibilities for the future? Our photo gallery showcases five European women, who came to the Danish capital to set the wheels of life in motion.

  • From Sarajevo to Copenhagen: Bosnian refugees speak, 25 years on

    By on July 4, 2016

    The current refugee crisis is not the only one to have impacted Copenhagen throughout history. How do Bosnian immigrants, who left their country for Denmark during the Balkan wars in the 1990s, view the current humanitarian crisis in Europe? Presenting stories, accounts and opinions surrounding a crisis that feels both similar, and so very, very different.

  • Copenhagen: Islam, identity and integration

    By on May 26, 2016

    More than 10 years after the controversial publication of images of the Prophet Mohammed, and a year after attacks on cartoonist Lars Vilks and a synagogue shook Copenhagen, Danish attitudes to the city’s 300,000 strong Muslim community have changed. We visit youth associations and cultural centres to discuss integration and the fight against radicalisation in a climate of Islamophobia.  

  • The young, international directors reshaping Danish film

    By on April 27, 2016

    Besides its author-driven aesthetic, Danish cinematography has been famous for strong storytelling, bold realism and dark humour. As the world is constantly changing, so are new trends within the film industry. The next generation of filmmakers are bringing their own sensibilities, ideals, topics and aesthetics; but they also have to face inevitable compromise regarding their cinematic expression.