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  1. Director Mika Gustafson in Venice

    Double win for Mika Gustafson at Venice

    Mika Gustafson's debut feature Paradise is Burning picked up two awards at this year's Venice Film Festival.

  2. Anette Novak

    Anette Novak boards EIT Culture & Creativity

    Anette Novak, CEO of the Swedish Film Institute, has been ratified as a member of the Supervisory Board of EIT Culture & Creativity, a body of the European Union.

  3. The Rite

    The Rite: Ingmar Bergman's little-seen drama to screen in Bologna

    Ingmar Bergman's The Rite, digitally restored by the Swedish Film Institute, has been selected for the Recovered and Restored section at the world's foremost archive film festival Il Cinema Ritrovato in Bologna, which opens on June 24.

  4. Långhåring med röd bakgrund

    Sci-fi, queer and WW2

    Nyheter om svensk film Produktionsstöd

    Klaus Härö shoots Nie Allein, a hidden story from the Second World War. The short documentary Leila by Fariba Haidari follows a transgender teacher in Afghanistan. The documentary Labor by Tove Pils is set among sex workers in San Francisco’s queer community, and Pella Kågerman and Hugo Lilja do sci-fi in The Egghead Republic. These are just some of the latest projects to be granted funding.

  5. Producenten Julia Gebauer

    Producer on the Move: Julia Gebauer

    Julia Gebauer has been selected by The Swedish Film Institute and European Film Promotion as one of the twenty most dynamic emerging producers from across Europe for Producer on the Move 2023, during the Cannes Film Festival.

  6. Ung kvinna och ung man i säng

    Skateboards, synth pop and Stellan Skarsgård

    Stellan Skarsgård voices animated children’s film, Fredrik Gertten makes documentary on social contracts, and 1980s Sweden features in films about synth-pop dreams and skate culture. These are just some of the in total 53 Swedish projects to be granted production funding.

  7. Ruben Östlund holding a Guldbagge Award

    Triangle of Oscars

    The Oscars are out – and Triangle of Sadness by Ruben Östlund has been nominated in no less than three categories: Best Film, Best Director and Best Original Screenplay.

  8. Comedy Queen, Triangle of Sadness, Nelly & Nadine, Boy from Heaven,

    Room for sensation: Sweden’s year in film 2022

    A lively Nordic boom, top awards by the score, yet another Palme d’Or, international box office hits, Oscar shortlistings, emerging new auteurs… All of it happening right now, in Sweden. Through rear-view mirrors as well as future lenses, well-travelled critic-observer Jan Lumholdt takes a look at this year’s significant success, posing the question: are things getting set up for a new peak period?

  9. Triangle of Sadness at EFA

    Triangle of Sadness scores big at the European Film Awards

    Triangle of Sadness, written and directed by Ruben Östlund, dominated the 35th European Film Awards on December 10.

  10. Book cover

    Swedish Biograph and The Springtime of life


    Welcome to listen to Jan Olsson talk about his new book The Life and Afterlife of Swedish Biograph. The film company Svenska Biografteatern was central to the early Swedish success with directors such as Victor Sjöström and Mauritz Stiller. But the history of the company is far more than it’s directors. The talk is followed by a screening of The Springtime of life, with live piano.

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