Late September Events: Films for lunatics, little ones and Latinas

Don’t Fear The Weird
Sep 22-24; online & various venues;
The Don’t Fear The Weird Film Festival for the fifth year in a row presents movies and events that revolve around bends in the human psyche. The festival’s premise is to put focus on mental health and aspects that are not talked about often. The festival is organised by a collaboration of Cinemateket, PsykInfo Region H and Outsideren. (NJB)

Buster Film Festival
Sep 21-Oct 4; Flæsketorvet 60 3, Cph V; ticket prices vary,
Scandinavia’s largest children’s film festival, Buster Film Festival, draws up to 35,000 kids, teachers and families every year. The target group is 3-16 years.  (RM)

Latin Movie Night
Sep 29, 17:30-22:00; Cinemateket, Gothersgade 55, Cph K; 65kr
Come and join CBS Vamos for a screening of the Mexican drama ‘Midnight Family’. Before the screening, enjoy a coffee or a beer together with members of the student organisation. Afterwards attend the reception in Asta Bar held in collaboration with the Mexican Embassy. (NJB)

Copenhagen’s Oktoberfest
Sep 25-26; Amagerstrand Femøren, Amager Strand Promenaden 1, Cph S; free adm
This year’s Oktoberfest is here! Two weekends full of German live bands and DJs performing live on one of the hottest beaches in Copenhagen. Bring your friends and join this year’s celebration of beer and German culture. (NJB)
Astronomy on Tap: Peculiar Planets
Sep 29, 17:30-20:00; Huset-KBH, Rådhusstræde 13, Cph K; free adm
Astronomy on Tap is a monthly event aimed at making the latest research in astronomy and space accessible to the public. This month’s theme is ‘Peculiar Planets’ in honour of the recent launch of the Mars 2020 Perseverance Rover. (NJB)
World Press Photo
Sep 25-Oct 18; Politikens Hus, Rådhuspladsen 37, Cph K; 130kr
The exhibition of World Press Photo 2020 shows this year’s winners chosen out of 73,996 photographs by 4,283 photographers from 125 different countries. The winner’s photos showcase stories carefully selected by an independent jury to highlight the most important world events. (NJB)
Live Jazz
Every Wed, 20:00-22:00; Søhesten, Sølvgade 103, Cph K; free adm
Come and listen to a live jazz performance by the city’s best musicians every Wednesday right by the Lakes. (NJB)
Lyngby Day
Sep 25, 13:00-18:00; Lyngby Torv, Lyngby; 65kr
Are you a new student in Lyngby? Do you not know your way around the city just yet? This orientation race will help you explore the city and prepare you for your time there. At the finishing line awaits a delicious burger by Cock’s and Cows included in the price! (NJB)
Burger & Beer Festival
Sep 25, 16:00-Sep 27, 20:00; Crêpe Kitchen, Amager Strand, Cph S; free adm
Are you a true burger lover? Come to the Burger & Beer Festival and decide who will take home the title of Denmark’s best burger. You will get the chance to try all of this year’s finalists and, together with the board of judges, decide who takes home the grand price. (NJB)
Market days at Reffen
every Sat 11:00-14:00; Reffen; free adm
Visit Reffen’s market and get inspired. Here, you can find anything from clothes to handmade soap. Treat yourself or one you care about with a unique gift. Enjoy the last days of summer with a beautiful view of Copenhagen Harbour. (NJB)
Mal & vin
every Sat & Sun 17:00-19:00; Folkehuset Absalon, Sønder Boulevard. 73, Cph V; 70kr
Come down to Absalon and release your inner Picasso. You do not need the skills of Rembrandt or Caravaggio to have fun. Bring your best and enjoy some painting with a glass of wine. All materials provided! (NJB)
Oct 3, 08:00-Oct 4 16:00; DGIByen, Tietgensgade 65, Cph V; from 95kr
NØRDCon is an event for all lovers of nerdy fun! It is a weekend full of video and board games, exhibitions, cosplays and much more! At the convention, you will find games like Warhammer 40.000, The 9th Age, Blood Bowl and many others. (NJB)
NOHO Taco Tuesday
every Tue 17:00-23:30; NOHO, Flæsketorvet 28, Cph V; from 100kr
At NOHO you can treat yourself to four delicious tacos for only 100kr. If you’re feeling like that does not quite quench your taco thirst, you can go for eight tacos and a cocktail pitcher for 400kr. And there’s live music too! (NJB)
The Effect
Oct 1-10; Krudtttønden, Serridslevvej 2, Cph Ø; 160kr
Can a drug make you fall in love? Directed by Carol Hayes, this theatre play about two volunteers testing a potentially life-changing antidepressant is a collaboration between the Copenhagen Theatre Circle and Assemble Theatre Collective. (NJB)
Potter med Patter
every Sat 09:30-11:00; Folkehuset Absalon, Sønder Boulevard 73, Cph V; 150kr
Pots with boobs is a pottery event where you can make your own pot with a set of voluptuous, or however you like them, boobs. The process takes a week, with two separate meetings: one for molding and one for painting. The week in between is spent by your pot hardening it to perfection. (NJB)
Copenhagen Sake Festival
Oct 3, 12:00-18:30; Seidokan Japan Center, Valbygårdsvej 36A, Cph Valby
For the sixth year in a row, the centre together with Flying Sea Food will open its doors to the biggest sake event in Denmark. There, you will be able to try all kinds of Japanese sake. Every ticket also gets a chance to win a 3,000kr gift card. (NJB)