Come and Join the Film Party of the Year in Svendborg
In the end of August, when Denmark’s largest audience chosen award SVEND is handed out for the 10th time, Svendborg will be turned into a wonderland for film enthusiasts. Famous TV-host Anders Breinholt will manage the award show, The Antonelli Orchestra – known from TV’s ”Dancing with the Starts” – will be the musical focal point of the show, all the while the audience will be able to get close to the stars.
SVEND14 Denmark’s Film- and Cultural Days will in the end of August turn Svendborg into a weeklong public festival with a focus on film and culture. From Friday the 22nd till Friday the 29th of August the days will be packed with film events for people of all ages.
Thursday the 28th of August is the culmination and highlight of the week, when the audience chosen awards is handed out in a variety of categories. Last year, director Thomas Vinterberg received an award for the movie The Hunt; Danish actress Trine Dyrholm received an award for her character in Susanne Bier’s movie Love is all You Need, and world famous actor Mads Mikkelsen won an award for his performance in the movie The Hunt.
SVEND14 offers a variety of activities and events for people with an interest in film. At the same time Danish film industry holds its annual summer film-get-together in Svendborg. When the movie award SVEND is handed out the celebrities put on their full dress and Svendborg is changed into Denmark’s Hollywood.
Last year a large number of Danish celebrities showed up on the Red Carpet. But everyone is invited, because the SVEND AWARD is the public’s award to the movie.
A Film Fest for the Public
The movie award SVEND is Denmark’s largest audience chosen award, and therefore the comprehensive program for SVEND14 Denmark’s Film- and Cultural Days is intended a wide audience. During the week there will be a horror movie workshop for the young once, director Ole Bornedal talks about his latest film 1864, which is the most expensive film production in Denmark’s film history, and church bells from Vor Frue Kirke create a movie soundtrack for the city.
The Audience Rule
From Sunday the 20th of July till Sunday the 24th of August on the homepage www.kino.dk the public can vote for who should win this year’s SVEND awards.
Not only are the winners chosen by the public; the nominated movies, actors and actresses are likewise chosen by moviegoers, since they are chosen among the most seen cinema movies from the 30st of June 2013 till the 30st of June 2014.
From the end of July, the entire program will be available on the homepage www.svendfilmfest.dk
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