Film: This Life

Contemporary Danish Film Series

Inspiring and poignant, This Life is one of the highest grossing Danish films of the past 35 years.

This historical drama is based on a true story about a group of Danish resistance fighters during World War II. A group of men and women living in eastern Jutland decide to hide supplies and agents dropped by British aircraft despite the fact that Denmark was cooperating with its German occupiers.

Directed by Anne-Grethe Bjarup Riis (2012, 122 min.). Screening notes will be provided. In Danish with English subtitles.


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This life

Presented in conjunction with the exhibition A World Apart: Anna Ancher and the Skagen Art Colony.


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