Powder Keg


New Release
New Release

Based on true events. In an icy cold Europe, people are slowly moving on after the shocking terrorist attack on Charlie Hebdo. In Copenhagen, the newly released criminal Omar has his own agenda. Meanwhile filmmaker Finn, Jewish watchman Dan and the worn-out action force officer Rico live their various everyday lives unaware of their common destiny. All of them affected by a rapidly changing world while they try to make sense of their own, and too late realize that life changes in an instant, fast and merciless, leaving only one of them left to tell the story about the tragic attack that forever changed the country.


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Powder Keg

A Film by: Ole Christian Madsen
(Denmark 2020, 106 min,  Danish, English subtitles)

In icy cold Europe in 2015, people are slowly moving on after the shocking terrorist attack on Charlie Hebdo in Paris earlier in the winter. In Copenhagen, the newly released criminal Omar has his own agenda. Meanwhile filmmaker Finn, Jewish watchman Dan and the worn-out action force officer Rico live their various everyday lives without knowing that they will all soon cross paths. Only one of them will be left alive to discover if there’s a way out of the anger, in a city and country that will remember this day as a historic milestone.


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FESTIVALS & SCREENINGS

Haugesund-Den Norske Film festival 2020

Taormina International Film Festival

Lübeck

Nordische Filmtage 2020

San Diego JFF 2021

Atlanta JFF 2021

San Francisco JFF 2021

JxJ Washington DC JFF 2021

SFJFF 2021

Jersey Shore JFF 2021