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  1. International praise for While We Live – seven nominations at the African Movie Academy Awards

    Dani Kouyaté's While We Live, with Josette Bushell-Mingo and Adam Kanyama in leading roles, has received nominations in seven different categories at the 2017Africa Movie Academy Awards (AMAA). The award ceremony will be held on 15 July in Lagos, Nigeria, with many members of the film team in attendance.

  2. Accomplished Swedish actor Michael Nyqvist dies at 56

    The much loved actor and author enjoyed a long and successful career, both in his homeland Sweden and internationally. He acted on stage and on film and also wrote two well received autobiographies.

  3. Welcome home, Ruben!

    Finally! It's been 25 years since the Palme d'Or went to a Swedish film (Bille August's Den goda viljan, 1992). In other words - time to celebrate! The Film House threw a party and welcomed Ruben Östlund and his team to an evening of golden helium balloons, inflatable palm trees (of course inflatable palm trees!), cheerleaders, much laughter and happy speeches.

  4. Complete Mauritz Stiller retrospective at Cinémathèque française

    All surviving films by Swedish silent film director Mauritz Stiller will be screened at Cinémathèque française June 14 - July 5.

  5. Bo Widerberg retrospective in Frankfurt

    On June 15-21, Deutsches Filminstitut (Frankfurt) is hosting a near-complete Bo Widerberg retrospective, curated by Filmkollektiv Frankfurt. All prints and DCPs come from the Archival Film Collections of the Swedish Film Institute.

  6. Jonas Carpignano’s A Ciambra Competes in Directors´ Fortnight at Cannes

    The Italian director Jonas Carpignano’s co-production A Ciambra will compete in Quinzaine des Réalisateurs (Directors´ Fortnight) at the Cannes Film Festival.

  7. Beauty and the Dogs to Cannes

    Beauty and the Dogs by Kaother Ben Hania will compete in the prestigious section Un Certain Regard at the 70th Cannes Film Festival.

  8. Mia Engberg Is Back with Lucky

    Director Mia Engberg returns with the second feature in a planned trilogy about a Paris gangster.

  9. The Comet and Forgotten Reason To Be Screened in Hong Kong

    Swedish shorts The Comet and Forgotten Reason will be screened at The Hong Kong International Film Festival which runs 11-25 April. This is the 41st HKIFF which makes it Asia's oldest international film festival.

  10. The influencers

    From producers at small, independent companies to decision-makers in the corridors of power in Swedish film. Meet the Swedish Film Institute's new Film Commissioners.

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