/ ˈdɒɡmɪ /


  1. a group of Danish film-makers, formed by Lars von Trier and Thomas Vinterberg, who have a set of strict rules, such as not using artificial lighting, always filming on location, and always using a hand-held camera

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Word History and Origins

Origin of Dogme1

Danish: literally, dogma

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Example Sentences

His groundbreaking 1998 dogme-95 film Idioterne showed his actors engaging in actual sex.

Vinterberg thought of filming The Hunt Dogme-style, but ultimately decided against it.

Dogme innovator Lars von Trier is one of the executive producers of A Royal Affair.

Director and co-writer Nikolaj Arcel calls the film “David Lean meets Dogme.”

But the Dogme movement was peaking when I graduated, and I felt I would be copying other people if I made Dogme films.

En un mot, dans le Christianisme La Rochefoucauld n'a pris que le dogme de la chute; il a laiss le dogme de la rdemption.


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