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  1. Newly restored Raven's End at classic French Festival

    The Swedish Film Institutes digitization unit keeps on getting international recognition. Bo Widerberg's Raven's End (Kvarteret Korpen,1963) was recently digitally restored in 4K and the film was picked outto have its premiere screening at Lumière: Grand Lyon Film Festival i Frankrike.

  2. Ami Ekström new Short Films Commissioner

    Ami Ekström has been appointed as the new Film Commissioner for Short Films at the Swedish Film Institute. 

  3. A Student Academy Award for the Swedish short-film Get Ready with Me

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    Jonatan Etzler's short film, produced at the Stockholm University of the Arts, was awarded gold at the Student Academy Award gala last night in Los Angeles.

  4. Rediscovered Sjöström film and Scandinavian focus at Le giornate del cinema muto in Pordenone

    The restoration of Victor Sjöström's Judaspengar / The Price of Betrayal (1915) will have its premiere at Le giornate del cinema muto in Pordenone, the world's leading silent film festival which this year takes place on October 6-13.

  5. Films from the Swedish Film Institute at Il cinema ritrovato, Bologna

    The Swedish Film Institute’s 4K digital restoration of The Seventh Seal (Bergman 1957) will be screened at Piazza Maggiore at Il cinema ritrovato in Bologna on June 25th.

  6. Life goal achieved: a year with The Burden

    Existentialist musicals with sad stop-motion animated animals are a hit both in Sweden and abroad – the Swedish short film The Burden (Min börda) won a Guldbagge Award and has been screened at a record number of festivals around the world. We had the opportunity to chat to director Niki Lindroth von Bahr.

  7. Garbo and award at Silent Film Festival in San Fransisco

    The Swedish Film Institute features heavily at this year's edition of San Fransisco Silent Film Festival, with plenty of Greta Garbo and a seminar by film archivist Jon Wengström who will also accept a prestigious award for the work of the Film Archive at the Institute. The festival runs between 30 May and 3 June.

  8. Ingmar Bergman and Jane Magnusson to Cannes

    The centenary of Ingmar Bergman is to be celebrated at the Cannes Film Festival. Today it was announced that Jane Magnusson’s documentary Bergman - A Year in a Life will have its world premiere in the section Cannes Classics. In addition the newly restored 4K version of The Seventh Seal has also been selected to be screened in the same category.

  9. A rare appearance by Swedish film legend Harriet Andersson

    On Wednesday April 18th legendary actress and famed Ingmar Bergman-collaborator Harriet Andersson made a rare special appearance for the screening of Ingmar Bergman's Dreams (1955).

  10. Swedish VR film and award winning director to Tribeca

    Gabriela Pichler’s second feature Amateurs will have its North American premiere and is competing in the category International Narrative Competition at Tribeca.

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