Greenland (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)

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Polar (2017– )


Terrorized by an unbearable sound, a group of teenagers commit suicide in the habour of Nuuk. After being declared dead, Ivik awakes again. As the phenomenon returns to haunt the young ... See full summary »

Stars: Anders Andersen, Majbritt Bech, Amisuna Berthelsen, Malik Berthelsen

Inuk (2010)

Not Rated | 90 min | Adventure, Drama

Several years after losing his father, Inuk learns the way of his people again.

Director: Mike Magidson | Stars: Gaba Petersen, Knud Therkielsen, Ole Jørgen Hammeken, Rebekka Jørgensen

Votes: 286

The Journals of Knud Rasmussen (2006)

112 min | Drama

A portrayal of the lives of the last great Inuit shaman, Avva, and his beautiful and headstrong daughter, Apak. Based on the journals of 1920s Danish ethnographer Knud Rasmussen.

Directors: Norman Cohn, Zacharias Kunuk | Stars: Pakak Innuksuk, Leah Angutimarik, Neeve Irngaut, Natar Ungalaaq

Votes: 329

Winter's Yearning (2019)


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Directors: Sidse Torstholm Larsen, Sturla Pilskog | Stars: Kirsten Kleist Petersen, Gideon Lyberth, Peter Søren Olsen

Nothing on Earth (2013)

58 min | Documentary

When award winning photographer Murray Fredericks relocates his work to the Greenland Icecap he finds himself alone in a landscape he's never been, in a place he doesn't understand, hoping this time he hasn't taken his quest too far.

Director: Michael Angus | Star: Murray Fredericks

Votes: 23

The Expedition to the End of the World (2013)
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The Expedition to the End of the World (2013)

Not Rated | 90 min | Documentary, Adventure, Comedy

A grand and adventurous journey of discovery to the last white areas of the world map. But no matter how far we go and how hard we try to find answers, we ultimately meet ourselves and our own transience.

Director: Daniel Dencik | Stars: Per Bak Jensen, Jonas Bergsøe, Bo Elberling, Jens Fog Jensen

Votes: 465 | Gross: $0.04M

Qaqqat Alanngui (2011)

127 min | Horror, Thriller

A group of young friends decide to go on a graduation trip for the weekend to a family owned cabin in the isolated mountains of Greenland. Once there, trouble manifests when they discover ... See full summary »

Director: Malik Kleist | Stars: Ujarneq Fleischer, Eqaluk Høegh, Jeff Joensen, Aviaja Hegelund Johansen

Votes: 94

Home Cookin: 5.17.18 (2018)

98 min | Biography, Comedy, Family | Completed

No one don't like home cookin

Director: Rich Allen | Stars: Blythe Danner, Chevy Chase, Paul B. Price, Rich Allen

Heart of Light (1998)

90 min | Drama

When the humiliation and grief of his eldest son's shooting rampage and subsequent suicide threatens to pull him under, a brokenhearted father (Rasmus Lyberth) leaves his family and ... See full summary »

Director: Jacob Grønlykke | Stars: Rasmus Lyberth, Vivi Nielsen, Niels Platow, Kenneth Rasmussen

Votes: 203

Village at the End of the World (2012)

82 min | Documentary, Family, News

Village At The End Of The World is a witty, surprising and ultimately feel good portrait of an isolated village of 59 people and 100 sledge dogs, surviving against the odds.

Directors: Sarah Gavron, David Katznelson | Stars: Ane Kruse, Lars Kristian Kruse, Ilannguaq Egede, Karl Kristian Kruse

Votes: 253

When the Darkness Comes (2014)

91 min | Horror

Minik and Hans have been friends since childhood. One day Hans suggests that they should spend the night in a haunted house to make things interesting. Hans wants to find out if ghosts are ... See full summary »

Director: Malik Kleist | Stars: Qillannguaq Berthelsen, Martin Brandt, Nivi Pedersen, Heidi Møller Isaksen

Votes: 15

Godnat - Sinilluarit (1999)

15 min | Short, Comedy

A Greenlandic comedy about sex and jealousy.

Director: Inuk Silis Hoegh

Home (XXV) (2018)

8 min | Short

This short documentary centers on climate change in southern Greenland, told from a personal yet historical stand point.

Director: Inuk Jørgensen

Vanishing Point (III) (2012)

Not Rated | 83 min | Documentary, Adventure, Biography

Two Inuit communities are linked by an 1860's migration led by an intrepid shaman. Navarana, Inughuit elder and descendant of the shaman, senses the consequences of rapid social and environmental change, and wonders about the future.

Directors: Stephen A. Smith, Julia Szucs | Star: Navarana K'Avigak

Votes: 28

Anori (2018)

85 min | Drama

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Director: Pipaluk Jorgensen | Stars: Nûkaka Coster-Waldau, Angunnguaq Larsen, Ujarneq Fleischer

The Last Walk (2017)

45 min | Short, Adventure, Drama

Produced by the Arctic Film Circle, a network of Circumpolar Indigenous Filmmakers, The Last Walk is a collection of three works of short fiction stitched together to tell stories that ... See full summary »

Directors: Anna Hoover, Johannes Lynge, Jerri Thrasher

The Passage (I)

90 min | Documentary | Post-production

A harrowing encounter on an Alaskan Highway leaves one man dead and turns State Trooper Jessie Osborne's life into a nightmare. With the past continuing to haunt him, Jessie embarks on an ... See full summary »

Directors: Joanna Kiernan, William Watson

ThuleTuvalu (2014)

Not Rated | 96 min | Documentary, News

When the ice melts in Thule, Tuvalu drowns in the ocean. A touching portrait of people whose joint fates are intimately linked though they live at two completely distant corners of the world.

Director: Matthias von Gunten | Stars: Rasmus Avike, Lars Jeremiassen, Patrick Malaki, Takuao Malaki

Votes: 90

Nuummioq (2009)

95 min | Drama, Romance

A love-struck man discovers he has an incurable illness shortly after meeting the woman of his dreams.

Directors: Torben Bech, Otto Rosing | Stars: Lars Rosing, Angunnguaq Larsen, Julie Berthelsen, Marius Olsen

Votes: 158

Melting Ice (2017)

11 min | Documentary, Short

Ten years after 'An Inconvenient Truth,' Al Gore takes viewers on an immersive, 3D journey to the front lines of climate change.

Director: Danfung Dennis

Hedtoft (2020)

Short | Pre-production

The personal story of the greatest tragedy in Greenlandic maritime history, told by the grandson of one of the 95 passengers who lost their lives on M/S Hans Hedtoft's maiden voyage.

Director: Inuk Jørgensen

Operation Rock the Troops (2014)

85 min | Documentary, Biography, Music

One man's ambition takes him on an unexpected journey to create a unique performance and mission that will change his life forever. A group of musicians and models are assembled carefully ... See full summary »

Director: Matthew JC | Stars: Matthew JC, David Abrams, Xoe Blayke, Bishop Booker

Silent Snow (2011)

71 min | Documentary, Adventure, Biography

The Arctic plains are an eminent example of nature's untouched beauty, an endless nothing in which only few know how to survive. But dangerous pesticides are silently accumulating here, ... See full summary »

Director: Jan van den Berg | Star: Pipaluk Knudsen-Ostermann

Votes: 39

The Raven and the Seagull (2018)

70 min | Documentary

The relationship between Greenland and Denmark is full of fantasy and myths. And these are exactly what Danish artist Lasse Lau reflects upon - and in turn documents - in his first feature-length film.

Director: Lasse Lau | Stars: Aannguaq René J. Hansen, Angunnguaq Larsen, Vivi Nielsen, Nukâka

Votes: 19

Sea Blind, the Price of Shipping Our Stuff (2015 TV Movie)

61 min | Documentary

17 of the largest ships emit more sulfur than all the cars on the planet. How is this possible?

Directors: Sarah Robertson, Bernice Notenboom | Stars: Michael Byers, James Hansen, Mark Jacobson, Bernice Notenboom

Votes: 22

When the dogs are gone (2018)

42 min | Documentary, Short | Completed

"When the dogs are gone" is a series of five short stories, exploring the Inuit identity and the future of the Arctic's largest remaining sled dog population. Times are changing fast in ... See full summary »

Directors: Frederik Wolff Teglhus, Anders Obbekjær

Tro, Håb og Grønland (2009)

30 min | Documentary, History

Faith, Hope and Greenland is a visual and poetic journey into the very hearts of the people of Greenland. Told in a natural, honest and non-accusative manner, its four main protagonists ... See full summary »

Director: Ivalo Frank

Qaanaaq (2012)

4 min | Documentary, Short, History

At the height of the Cold War, Greenland became strategically significant to the United States in its proximity to the USSR. Plans were made to establish a new American military base to ... See full summary »

Director: Nicole Paglia

Votes: 6

SILA (2015)

70 min | Documentary, Adventure, News

The impact of global warming on a once-thriving culture now struggling to survive on our world's northernmost frontier is examined. The Inuit find their traditional way of life quickly slipping away along with the melting of the Arctic ice.

Director: Corina Gamma

Votes: 9

The Ravens Storm (2013)

38 min | Documentary, Short, Drama

'Dare to take a Journey into your soul, find your own way, it's the right way ' Pipaluk K. Jorgensen Tulugaq 'Raven' and Oqarit inuullutillu 'say it and live' are two plays, one Greenlandic... See full summary »

Director: Pipaluk Jorgensen | Stars: Arnatsiaq Reimer Eriksen, Najattaajaraq Joelsen

North Pole Promise (2013)

27 min | Documentary, Short, Drama

Narrator James Earl Jones delves into the secret legacy left behind when American explorers Admiral Robert E. Peary and Matthew Henson discovered the North Pole in 1909. Harvard Professor ... See full summary »

Director: S. Allen Counter | Star: James Earl Jones

Greenland, an Expedition Aboard Sailing Vessel Gambo (2010)

23 min | Documentary, Short, Adventure

Glaciologist, Dr Alun Hubbard, has been sailing aboard his yacht Gambo in the high latitudes for over a decade. In 2010, Gambo and crew supported a number of scientific projects on the west... See full summary »

Directors: Grant Redvers, Pascale Otis | Stars: Jason Box, Alun Hubbard, Faezeh Nick

Sumé: The Sound of a Revolution (2014)

74 min | Documentary, Biography, Music

A successful rock band from Greenland? Yes, it's not a lie. In 1973, the Greenlandic Sumé released a debut album, which record time made it to all the households on the icy island. But ... See full summary »

Director: Inuk Silis Hoegh | Stars: Erno Aronsen, Per Berthelsen, Hjalmar Dahl, Per Danker

Votes: 77

Bridgewalkers (2013)

73 min | Documentary, Adventure, Family

As our relationship to Earth travels down a dangerous path, it has become clear that we cannot sustain the stress of our modern ways. On a quest to restore balance, Tribal Leaders from ... See full summary »

Director: Kara Rhodes | Star: Irene Bedard

Music from the Moon (2009)

92 min | Documentary, Music

Music from the Moon is an intercultural music and puppet show for children. In 2006, the Hypno Theatre travelled to Iceland and remote locations in Greenland to perform their show. The film... See full summary »

Directors: Carsten Christochowitz, Uwe Wältring, Christian Hund | Star: Christian Hund

Eskimo Diva (2015)

62 min | Documentary, Biography

Nuka, a young drag queen from Nuuk, and his best friend Lu, a cool DJ and electronic musician, go on tour with their drag show to the remote hunting settlements along the coast to prove ... See full summary »

Director: Lene Staehr | Stars: Nuka Bisgaard, Aqqalu Engell

Votes: 14

Planeta blanc (2013)

Not Rated | 61 min | Documentary, Biography, History

Our South Pole is a documentary about the first-ever disabled expedition to conquer the South Pole ,Following the last steps of Ernest Shackleton. A history about the capacity of the handicapped.

Director: Aymar del Amo | Stars: Carles Gaig, Ramón Larramendi, Jesús Noriega, Ignacio Oficialdegui

Narsaq - ung by i Grønland (1979)


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Director: Claus Hermansen

Greenland Adventure Race (2007)

37 min | Short, Sport

5 days of adventure racing in Greenland; 40 kilometres by kayak, 50 kilometres on a bike, 90 kilometres on foot. This videodiary/documentary was filmed during the race of 2007 - at the mercy of the elements.

Director: Inuk Jørgensen

Speechless: The Polar Realm (2015)

44 min | Documentary, Adventure

Beautifully filmed over a decade in the Arctic, Antarctic and sub-polar regions by nature photographer Richard Sidey, The Polar Realm is a visual meditation of light, life, loss and wonder at the ends of the globe.

Director: Richard Sidey

Behind the Door (2015)

85 min | Documentary

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Directors: Rune Bundgaard, Martin Svinkløv | Stars: Nivi Bak Hansen, Johanne Johansen, Apunnguaq Schmidt, Albrekt Wille

You Are Still Somebody's Someone (2017)

25 min | Documentary, Short, Biography

You Are Still Somebody's Someone is a documentary from a daughter to her father. A film on the blurry paths of memory and the love for the person behind the diagnosis.

Director: Esther Wellejus | Star: Esther Wellejus

One Mile Closer (2018)

79 min | Documentary, Adventure | Completed

He became the youngest Briton to climb Everest and the first to journey from Pole to Pole without engines. But this story is not just about his adventures. Its about how an ordinary young man inspired others through his life and death.

Director: Mina Kang

Ndege Ndogo Little Bird (2014)

56 min | Documentary, Adventure

Two friends take to the skies in a 1957 Piper Super Cub as a conservation effort for the Shompole Group Ranch in Kenya. They brave heavy weather in a tiny cockpit on their odyssey from ... See full summary »

Director: Mathieu Mazza

Odyssey of the Look (2018)


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Director: Gilles Vuillard

The Men Who Would Be Viking (2003)

60 min | Documentary, Action

A documentary that follows an improbable band of adventurers on a 2000-mile journey on an open boat in the Arctic.

Director: Douglas Cabot | Stars: John Abbott, Doug Cabot, Hodding Carter, Terry Moore

Snow (VI) (2017)

8 min | Short

Snow is everywhere in January in Nuuk, Greenland. Three residents here have each their troubles with shovelling snow: Uilu might be the only one who shovels outside their terraced house. ... See full summary »

Director: Nivi Pedersen

Arctic Spleen (2014)

64 min | Documentary, Biography, Drama

Arctic Spleen is a personal, intimate journey inside the Greenlandic juvenile world where nature, violence, boredom and a strong cultural legacy have been claiming for decades the highest ... See full summary »

Director: Piergiorgio Casotti

Votes: 5

Return of the Sun (2012)

4 min | Documentary, Short, News

A portrait of a modern Inuit family. Set against the fearsome North Greenland landscape, the cinematic short film follows a fisherman and his son as their lives are forced to adapt with the... See full summary »

Directors: Ben Hilton, Glen Milner

Votes: 6

Arfernat: Number Six (2014)

75 min | Documentary

Arfernat is a documentary about a young musher, Ove Johansen, from the small village Ilimanaq. He has inherited a sled dog team from his father.

Directors: Rune Bundgaard, Martin Svinkløv | Stars: Frits Johansen, Ove Johansen

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