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23/07/2014

Roy Andersson will compete for the Golden Lion in Venice

From A Pigeon Sat on a Branch Reflecting on Existence. Photo: Studio 24 The world premiere of Swedish director Roy Andersson’s new film A Pigeon Sat on a Branch Reflecting on...

17/06/2014

Twins under pressure, urban African beats and a study of Katarina Taikon awarded production funding

Four feature films – Malin Andersson’s Blood Sisters , Fonko by Daniel Jadama , Lars Lovén and Göran Hugo Olsson, Katarina Taiko n by Gellert Tamas and Lawen Mohtadi and The Art...

24/05/2014

Jackpot for Swedish film in Cannes

Ruben Östlund’s new film Force Majeure ( Turist ) has been awarded with Prix du jury in Un Certain Regard section of the Cannes Film Festival.  This is the first time a Swedish...

22/05/2014

Standing ovation for Ruben Östlund in Cannes

Ruben Östlund’s new film Force Majeure ( Turist ) screened in Cannes on Sunday. The packed audience responded with a standing ovation, and international reviews in the film pres...

15/05/2014

Film Facts and Figures 2013

The Swedish Film Institute has now published its report Facts and figures 2013 . The report confirms that 2013 was a strong year for Swedish film despite certain financial...

14/05/2014

Malik Bendjelloul R.I.P.

Swedish director Malik Bendjelloul has died. He was 36 years old. His debut feature film, the documentary Searching for Sugar Man, was a sensational success all over the world,...

13/05/2014

Swedish co-production in competition at Cannes

The Hungarian-German-Swedish film White God will be in competition at this year’s Cannes Film Festival in the prestigious Un Certain Regard section. It is one of two films with...
Photo: Fredrik Wenzel/Plattform Produktion
Photo: Fredrik Wenzel/Plattform Produktion
17/04/2014

Third time at Cannes for Ruben Östlund

It was announced today that Ruben Östlund's latest film Force Majeure ( Turist ) will be screened at the Cannes Film Festival. This is the third feature by Swedish director Rube...
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