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©Niklas Maupoix, Nordisk Film
©Niklas Maupoix, Nordisk Film

Focus on Swedish film at Cinekid

This year Cinekid in Amsterdam, one of the world's largest children's film festivals, is focusing on children's film from Sweden. The initiative follows a wave of strong films f...
Photo: Christopher Mair
Photo: Christopher Mair

Ruben Östlund Appointed Professor at Valand Academy

Film director Ruben Östlund, whose film Force Majeure (Turist) is currently showing at cinemas and film festivals around the world, has been appointed professor at Valand Academ...
Foto: Gabriel Bouys / TT
Foto: Gabriel Bouys / TT

The Golden Lion to Roy Andersson in Venice

Roy Andersson won the Golden Lion in Venice with his film  A Pigeon Sat on a Branch Reflecting on Existence (En duva satt på en gren och funderade på tillvaron) . Andersson was ...
Photo: Fredrik Wenzel
Photo: Fredrik Wenzel

Force Majeure – Sweden's 2014 entry for the Oscars

Ruben Östlund's Force Majeure (Turist) has been chosen to compete for an Academy Award nomination as Best Foreign-Language Feature.


Roy Andersson’s new film to be screened in Toronto

From A Pigeon Sat on a Branch Reflecting on Existence . Photo: Roy Andersson Filmproduktion. Last week saw Swedish director Roy Andersson ’s new film A Pigeon Sat on a Branch...


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...
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