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  1. New talent - Evin Ahmad

    Evin Ahmad. Theatre, film and her own writing projects. Evin Ahmad does it all. In Rojda Sekersöz's feature Beyond Dreams she plays Mirja, who is released from prison only to face new difficulties.

  2. Tribute to Alf Sjöberg at the Austrian Film Museum in Vienna


    The Austrian Film Museum in Vienna is hosting a tribute to director Alf Sjöberg February 24th – March 6th.

  3. High hopes in France

    There’s many a Swedish gem at this year’s International Short Film Festival in Clermont-Ferrand, which runs 3-11 February.

  4. A Hustler's Diary in competition in Rotterdam

    A full slate of Swedish films are selected for the International Film Festival Rotterdam (IFFR) taking place January 25 – February 5.

  5. Nordic focus at Dubai Film Market

    Parallell to the Dubai International Film Festival (December 7 - 14) runs Dubai Film Market, a unique platform that aims to raise the visibility of Arab cinema in the region and at an international level. This year DFM has a Nordic focus, with guests from the Nordic Film Institutes attending and panels and many networking events planned, as well as screenings of several Nordic films at the festival.

  6. Three Swedish films selected for Sundance

    Three Swedish films have been confirmed for one of the world's most prestigious festivals, the Sundance Film Festival. Tarik Saleh's The Nile Hilton Incident is competing in the World Cinema Dramatic section, Amanda Kernell's award-winning Sámi Blood (Sameblod) is screening in the Spotlight section, and Axel Danielson and Maximilien Van Aertryck's short Ten Meter Tower (Hopptornet) is screening in Shorts Program.

  7. Kernell's Sámi blood wins two awards in Tokyo

    Amanda Kernells feature film debut Sámi blood wins the Jury's Special prize at Tokyo International Film Festival, and the film's lead actress, Lene Cecilia Sparrok, receives the Best Actress award.

  8. Swedish silents screened in Japan


    In the programme Treasures from the Archive of the Swedish Film Institute, seven Swedish silent films will be screened at the National Film Center in Tokyo (October 11-16).

  9. Ove in the USA

    International Department

    The major Swedish domestic box office hit A Man Called Ove (En man som heter Ove) opened in American movie theatres on Friday September 30. The film premiered in more than 10 theatres on the first day and in as many as 110 across the country, over the next two months.

  10. Sámi Blood and Flocking to Tokyo film festival

    Amanda Kernells feature film debut Sámi Blood, recently doubly awarded  at Venice Film Festival, continues its world tour at Tokyo International Film Festival, where it will be screened in competition. Flocking by Beata Gårdeler will also be screened at this, the 29th, edition of the Japanese festival.

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