Day of the death Film Festival 2019

Since 2018, we celebrate the Day of the Dead Film Festival in Copenhagen, Denmark. This is a tradition we have carried out in Rossscammm Films & Marketing to let the world know more about the Mexican Day of the Dead tradition that comes from centuries back in history.

During these days the Mexican cemeteries are decorated with flowers and a lot of colors just to celebrate people that are no longer with us in this world. This year we will celebrate again this day to share this tradition with you where you will be able to see Mexican films and enjoy some cultural workshops. 

Learn about México at this festival.

Join us!

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Traditional Death Day altar. 

Date: November 1st.

Hour: 15:00 – 20:00

Cost: FREE – Limited seating

Address: Kapelvej 4, 2200 Kbh.

Dedicated this year to Mexican singer Chavela Vargas and Kim Larsen.

Catrinas and catrines workshop

Hour: 3 pm – 4:30 pm and 4 p.m. – 18 p.m.

Cost: DKK 50 p / child – Limited seating

Address: Kapelvej 4, 2200 Kbh.

Children’s workshop where the children will eg. learn how to decorate their sugar cranium. At the workshop, you will need a printed photo (4.5 x 5 cm) of one of your deceased loved ones. It can be a family member, friend, idol or pet.

There will be three workshops: 7 p.m. 3 pm – 3 pm 4:30 pm – 4:00 pm 18:00 (each workshop lasts about an hour).

The ticket includes materials for the workshop.
– Children’s workshop at 15:00 | Out of stock!
– Children’s workshop at 16:30 | Out of stock!
– Children’s workshop at 18:00

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Performance: La Llorona + Mariachi Mexico Lindo

Hour: 11:00 | 12:30 | 14:00

Address: MUSIC MUSEUM – Rosenørns avenue 22, 1970 Frederiksberg
Open between 7 p.m. 10 am – 4 pm

Discover the tune of “La Llorona” played by young musicians/skeletons: Louis (guitar), Pia (vocals), Sarah (violin), Thea (violin), Sina (piano) and Emilia (cello).
Afterward, “Mariachi Lindo” comes and party with us!

Audio narration “The Night of Death” by Alfredo Moreleón

Hour: 11am – 3pm

Address: MUSIC MUSEUM – Rosenørns avenue 22, 1970 Frederiksberg

Plays every hour from 1 p.m. 11:00

The Night of Death is a musical tale. An odyssey located within Mexican cosmology. A search for the meaning of life through death.
“Night of the Dead” can also be heard as a podcast here: http://www.ckultura.org/en/index.php/vi-arbeder-pa/dodens-nat-en-musikalsk-felling.

Mexican food and pan de Muertos

Hour: 11am – 3pm

Address: MUSIC MUSEUM – Rosenørns avenue 22, 1970 Frederiksberg

Mexican food and pan de Muertos “bread of death” with Tamales Ilegales and Maricakesdk (out on the street).

Admission:        Day ticket adult DKK 70             Family ticket (1 child + 1 adult) DKK 55          Children under 18 free

Movie: TIGERS ARE NOT AFRAID (VUELVEN)

Hour: 16:45

Address: CINEMATEKET – Gothersgade 55, 1123 Copenhagen K

Mexico, 2017 | English subtitles.
The film is shown with an introduction by Claudia Cohen and Rosa Camero, who will be presenting Remember Me! the festival and tell about the Day of the Dead in Mexico. The introduction lasts approx. 15 minutes.

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Death concert with Mambe and Danochilango.

Hour: 1 p.m. 7 p.m.

Cost: DKK 60 in pre-sale / DKK 80 at the door

Address: UNION – Nørre Allé 7, 2200 Kbh.

After party for the dead (and the living!).

. Door opens at 1 p.m. to 7 p.m.
. Concert at 21:00
. Dj Mescal 23.00-01.00

It will be possible to buy tamales (Mexican dish) and drinkable from 6 p.m. 19:00
Come party with us!

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Kids Workshop

Hour: 12:00

Address: CINEMATEKET – Gothersgade 55, 1123 Copenhagen K

Come and be creative with kids and adults who know about the Day of the Dead. There is a small fee for materials and a limited number of seats, which is why pre-purchase ticket purchase is required even though the event takes place in the Asta Bar.
At the workshop, you will need a printed photo (4.5 x 5 cm) of one of your deceased loved ones. It can be a family member, friend, idol or pet.

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Movie: COCO

Hour: 13:45

Cost: 70kr – Limited seating

Address: CINEMATEKET – Gothersgade 55, 1123 Copenhagen K

The USA, 2017 | Danish speech
Hear about the Day of the Dead when the Danish-Mexican children Irene and Alba introduce the movie ‘Coco’. The introduction is in Danish and lasts 10 minutes.

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Movie: CHAVELA

Hour: 21:00

Address: CINEMATEKET – Gothersgade 55, 1123 Copenhagen K

Mexico, USA, Spain, 2017 | English subtitles
The film ‘Chavela’ begins with an introduction by Claudia Adeath, who tells about the tradition. The introduction lasts 25-30 minutes.

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Movie: THE DREAM OF LU (EL SUEÑO DE LU)

Hour: 12:00

Address: CINEMATEKET – Gothersgade 55, 1123 Copenhagen K

Mexico, 2011 | English subtitles
The film is shown introduction by actor Peter Flyvholm, who will tell about his own experience of losing a loved one. The introduction takes place in Danish and lasts approx. 25 minutes.

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Movie: MACARIO, KULTFILM

Hour: 21:30

Cost: 70kr – Limited seating

Address: CINEMATEKET – Gothersgade 55, 1123 Copenhagen K

Mexico, 1960 | English subtitles
The event was created by Cinemateket and Station16 in collaboration with the association CkulturA, which marks the Day of the Dead 2-4. November.

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Movie: CHAVELA

Hour: 21:00

Address: CINEMATEKET – Gothersgade 55, 1123 Copenhagen K

Mexico, USA, Spain, 2017 | English subtitles
The film ‘Chavela’ begins with an introduction by Claudia Adeath, who tells about the tradition. The introduction lasts 25-30 minutes.

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Collaboration:

This year, CkulturA is partnering with the Cultural Center Assistance, the Music Museum, Union KBH and the Cinemateket and Rossscammm Films and Marketing, the Mexican Embassy and Narce Ruiz Guzmán as the programmer.

With support from the Nordea Foundation, Frederiksberg Music Committee, Copenhagen Music Committee, and Nørrebro Local Committee.

Would you like to be part of this event? 

Press, sponsor or volunteer.

Write us:

hello@rossscammm.com

Telephone: +45 61 28 63 38

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