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Photo: Maria Fredriksson
Photo: Maria Fredriksson
27/11/2014

Alcohol, priests and death

Four short films have been awarded production funding in November, and one film has received automatic funding.
Photo: Albin Biblom
Photo: Albin Biblom
03/11/2014

Pernilla August, hip hop and Nordic co-productions

In the past two months, recipients of production funding from the Swedish Film Institute include Venice winner Pernilla August (Beyond, 2010) with The Serious Game (Den...
Photo: Christina Wallin, Andrzej Szulkowski
Photo: Christina Wallin, Andrzej Szulkowski
03/11/2014

Klara Grunning and Antonio Russo Merenda appointed documentary film commissioners

Klara Grunning and Antonio Russo Merenda have been appointed documentary film commissioners at the Swedish Film Institute, taking over from Cecilia Lidin. The production funding...
Photo: Nicklas Dennermalm
Photo: Nicklas Dennermalm
24/09/2014

Susanne Bier, lesbian hard rock and witches

Susanne Bier (In a Better World) is back with the Danish-Swedish  A Second Chance  (En chance til). Benny Andersson (ABBA) produces the Swedish fantasy book The Circle (Cirkeln)...
©Niklas Maupoix, Nordisk Film
©Niklas Maupoix, Nordisk Film
22/09/2014

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
18/09/2014

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: Studio 24
Foto: Studio 24
08/09/2014

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
01/09/2014

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.
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