CPH:DOX kicks off tomorrow and on the first day we invite you to a concert with Den Sorte Skole, a film about the Norwegian band Kaizers Orchestra, a new Jørgen Leth-film, a LGBT-film in Mecca, a film about Malian musicians, and films about Greenpeace, Ufo-enthusiasts, North Korea and much more. 

You can see a list of all the films on Thursday. 5/11 right here.


A Sinner in Mecca
The gay Muslim director Parvez Sharma travels to Mecca to be forgiven for his sins. Alone in a place, where homosexuality is punished with death and video-recordings are punished with a whip. The film premieres in Absalon 9:00 and in Cinemateket 16:45.
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They Will Have To Kill Us First

Mali’s finest musicians are fighting Al-Qaeda with music – and with their lives at stake.The film will premiere 16.40 in Dagmar.
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How to Change the World
From hippies to activists to modern heroes. The inspiring story of Greenpeace, told by the kingpin himself: Robert Hunter. The film will premiere 17.30 in Empire Bio.
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Palio
Ageing champion vs young upstart in a fast-paced Italian horse race with intrigues and corruption. An equestrian answer to ‘The Fast and the Furious’! The film will premiere in Palads 19:00.
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Pelota + Pelota II
Classic Jørgen Leth. Two evocative and culturally sensitive films about a game and its traditions. The film has its World premiere in Cinemateket 19.15.
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The Propaganda Game
North Korea behind the Iron Curtain in an entertaining and fascinatingly serious film about the propaganda war between East and West. The film will premiere in Grand Teatret 19.15.
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Den Sorte Skole vs. Dark Matters
Sound magicians on mini-tour armed with battle-ready tracks and visuals. The concert is at 21.00 in Store Vega.
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The Accidental Rock Star
IUnderneath the gas mask of Kaizers Orchestra and inside the brain of the eccentric frontman Helge Risa, where Norwegian natural idyll meets ’12 Monkeys’. The film will premiere at 21.30 in Bremen and afterwards there will be a mini-pump organ concert.
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Drømmen om Danmark
Arrived in Denmark at the age of 15, thrown out again at the age of 18. An Afghan teenager’s life as a refugee in a powerful and personal film. The film will premiere 21.30 in Absalon.
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Møbler til tiden – en film om Børge Mogensen
The story of the man behind the design classics is also a piece of contemporary history about a Denmark in transition – and about quality that lasts. The film has its World premiere 21.30 in Dagmar.
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Ghost Rockets
A Swedish UFO club’s moving and cheerful attempt to solve the ultimate mystery: the theory of ghost rockets. The film will premiere 21:45 in Falkoner.
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