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  1. Max von Sydow

    Max von Sydow, 1929-2020

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    Max von Sydow has passed away. He was one of the most prominent Swedish actors of all time, working with Ingmar Bergman and many international directors, and his career spanned 60 years and over 120 film roles.

  2. 5050by2020 panel at the Berlin Film Festival

    At this year's EFM Horizon during the Berlin International Film Festival, The Swedish Film Institute co-hosted a panel discussing the road ahead for the 50/50 by 2020 movement.

  3. Rapper Yung Lean

    Swedish documentary Yung Lean: In My Head to world premiere at Tribeca Film Festival

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    An ordinary Swedish teenager morphed into the world famous rapper Yung Lean. The new documentary Yung Lean: In My Head, directed by Henrik Burman, has been selected for the Tribeca Film Festival in New York, where the film will have its world premiere.

  4. Bamse, Lille Skutt och Skalman klättrar.

    New film by Ruben Östlund, and animation and monster agents for younger viewers

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    The latest titles awarded funding by the Swedish Film Institute include Triangle of Sadness, Ruben Östlund’s new feature after his Palme d’Or winner The Square. Nelly Rapp by Amanda Adolfsson and Utvandrarna (English title TBA) by Erik Poppe are also awarded funding. Market funding is being awarded to Dag för dag (English title TBA) by Felix Herngren, Bamse och vulkanön by Christian Ryltenius and Ur spår (English title TBA) by Mårten Klingberg.

  5. Filmhusets fasad

    New library system in December


    December 10 the library will change from our old library system to a more modern version. The work with implementing the new system has been our main task these last six months, and we’re happy to be close to the finish line.

  6. Kvinna i vatten

    Joachim Trier, fear of birds and a premium weird project

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    Joachim Trier makes a family drama, and the documentary Fat Front follows big women’s struggle with ideals of beauty. Two new scary films are in the pipeline – about knocking and birds’ eggs. And then there’s Douglas, 40 cm tall, in a bizarre comedy about a diamond. This and much more is among the latest funding projects from the Swedish Film Institute.

  7. Stills from The Norrtull Gang (1923) and Flight of the Eagle (1982)

    Digitally restored Swedish film classics to be screened in Lyon and Hamburg

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    Flight of the Eagle by director Jan Troell and The Norrtull Gang by Per Lindberg have been selected for the Lumière Festival and the Hamburg International Queer Film Festival, respectively. Both films have been digitally restored by the Swedish Film Institute.

  8. Män i frack och kvinnor i kortärmade finklänningar sitter tillsammans vid ett långbord och skålar med breda leenden

    Hundred year-old Swedish commercial films screened at the Pordenone Silent Film Festival

    Saturday October 5th marks the start of this year’s edition of the world’s leading silent film festival, Le giornate del cinema muto in Pordenone, Italy. Among the numerous films programmed this year will be a series of rarely screened Swedish and Norwegian film commercials.

  9. Karin Franz Körlof i Ett akademiskt krig

    Horror, LGBTQ and Arnold Schwarzenegger

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    The latest recipients of Swedish Film Institute production funding include the feature sequel to Kung Fury, a new project by Thomas Vinterberg, art drama with Monica Bellucci, and horror in a haunted semi-detached house.

  10. Bild från Sången om den eldröda blomman, föreställande Lars Hanson ståendes på timmerstock i vatten.

    Stiller classics and unique short films from the Swedish Film Institute at this year’s edition of Il cinema ritrovato in Bologna

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    At this year’s edition of Il cinema ritrovato in Bologna (June 22-29), the Swedish Film Institute will present its digital restorations of two Mauritz Stiller films.

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