Greenland (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)

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The Fight for Greenland (2020)

95 min | Documentary

The film follows four strong-willed and dynamic young Greenlanders that deeply disagree on which direction their country should follow, but all are fighting for a better Greenland.

Director: Kenneth Sorento | Stars: Ane Marie Andersen, Dorthe Andersen, Erneeraq Andersen, Kaaleeraq Andersen

Votes: 40

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: 339

Anori (2018)

85 min | Drama

Story of how a couple met and fell in love while he couldn't die at a hospital. Told while exposing Greenland habits

Director: Pipaluk Jorgensen | Stars: Nukâka, Ujarneq Fleischer, Angunnguaq Larsen, Klaus Geisler

Votes: 22

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: 298

Greenland Adventure Race (2007)

37 min | Short, Sport

Compiled of video filmed during the 5-day-race as well as footage from the contestants and crew this videodiary gives you a unique behind the scenes look at one of the toughest adventure races in world.

Director: Inuk Jørgensen

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: 104

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: 297

In the Shadow of the Tugtupite (2020)

7 min | Short

The film questions the rationale behind past and future mining prospects in Greenland and how they are linked to the search for identity of the fledgling nation in a post-colonial world.

Director: Inuk Jørgensen

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: 470 | Gross: $0.04M

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

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: 17

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: 204

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: 30

Speechless: The Polar Realm (2015)

44 min | Documentary, Short, 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

Votes: 7

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: 24

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: 166

Home Cookin: 5.17.18 (2018)

98 min | Biography, Comedy, Family | Completed

No one don't like home cookin

Directors: Rich Allen, Rich Allen | Stars: Blythe Danner, Chevy Chase, Lazaro Perez, Paul B. Price

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

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

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: 41

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: 82

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: 97

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: 44

The Last Walk (2017)

15 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 | Stars: Tiffany Ayalik, Alaina Joe-Beaudin, Emily Joe-Beaudin, George Kregnektak

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

Winter's Yearning (2019)

77 min | Documentary

The fishing village Maniitsoq is promised the largest project in the history of Greenland when an American company decides to build a plant. Greenland might be economically independent. But then silence. How long to wait for "the future"?

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

Votes: 17

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

Pilluarneq Ersigiunnaarpara (2019)

71 min | Documentary

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Director: Nivi Pedersen

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

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

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: 7

Ævintýri á Norðurslóðum (1992)

89 min | Fantasy

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Directors: Marius Olsen, Katrin Ottarsdóttir, Kristín Pálsdóttir | Stars: Edda Heidrún Backman, Bessi Bjarnason, Arnar Jónsson, Guðmar Pétursson

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

Colors of Change (2018)

19 min | Documentary, Short

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Director: Jenny Nichols | Stars: Angaangaq Angakkorsuaq, Zaria Forman, John Sonntag

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

Hinnarik Sinnattunilu (2009)

80 min | Comedy

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Director: Angayo Lennert-Sandgreen | Stars: Jørgen Boassen, Lars Malik Broberg, Mie Chemnitz, Taatsiaq Chemnitz

Votes: 6

Ukiutoqqami Pilluaritsi (2019)


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Director: Otto Rosing | Stars: Minik Daorana Julén, Nivi Pedersen

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: 7

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

Godnat - Sinilluarit (1999)

15 min | Short, Comedy

A Greenlandic comedy about sex and jealousy.

Director: Inuk Silis Hoegh

Votes: 5

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

Uuttoq - Kaali på sælfangst (1985)

16 min | Documentary, Short

One day in the lives of an average Greenlandic family, which happens to be of great importance for 8-year old Kali - he's about to catch his first prey with the harpoon. The whole family is... See full summary »

Director: Tørk Haxthausen | Stars: Tørk Haxthausen, Kaali Olsvig, Olsvig Jensine, Villads Olsvig

Home (XXV) (2018)

8 min | Documentary, Short

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

Director: Inuk Jørgensen

Votes: 7

Narsaq - ung by i Grønland (1979)


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Director: Claus Hermansen

Tro, Håb og Grønland (2009)

30 min | Documentary, Short, 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

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

Nâlagkersuissut okarput tássagôk (1973)

92 min | Documentary

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Directors: Per Kirkeby, Arkaluk Lynge | Star: Arkaluk Lynge

Punto De Fuga (2013)

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

Greenland Year Zero (2011)

26 min | Documentary, Short, History

GREENLAND YEAR ZERO is both a short documentary and cinematographic journey in a country presently facing some of the greatest changes in its history: political independence and autonomy ... See full summary »

Directors: Anders Graver, Niels Bjørn

Odyssey of the Look (2018)


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Director: Gilles Vuillard

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