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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...


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...


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...


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...


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...


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,...


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

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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