Our new programme section will be dedicated to contemporary cult film directors and will focus on tracking their ways up to becoming icons. The central theme of this section can be summed up into “How XXX became XXX”. For 2018 it reads as follows: “How did von Trier become the von Trier”. The section will be curated by Peter Schepelern, Professor at the University of Copenhagen and an author of von Trier’s monography. He will introduce Trier’s lesser-known works, along with some basic elements of his public image and will outline the development of his career. The programme section will offer you the director’s student films, experimental works, TV commercials, music videos, recordings of theatre plays as well as their most remarkable feature-length films.