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  1. Gustav Lindh

    Gustav Lindh: Shooting Star 2021

    International Department

    Actor Gustav Lindh, selected as Rising Star at the 2017 Stockholm International Film Festival and the winner of Bodil – Denmark’s National Film Award – for his role in Queen of Hearts, is the actor everyone talks about. Recently he was selected by The European Film Promotion as one of this year’s Shooting Stars, among nine other promising European actors. In the middle of his hectic schedule during the Shooting Stars programme, we managed to get an interview with him. 

  2. Still from the film Arica

    Arica and Bitter Love screening at IDFA

    Nyheter om svensk film International Department

    Two new Swedish documentaries, Arica and Bitter Love, have been chosen for this year’s IDFA (International Documentary Filmfestival Amsterdam) which runs until December 6.

  3. Porträtt Steffen Andersen-Møller

    "Nothing can replace engaging with a real, physical audience", says Steffen Andersen-Møller, Head of the International Department

    International Department

    Steffen Andersen-Møller is the head of the International Department at the Swedish Film Institute. We thought it would be a good idea to make him paint a picture of the current state of his corner of the film landscape, during these rather trying times.

  4. Marie Kjellson black and white

    Marie Kjellson - Producer on the move 2020

    International Department

    The Swedish Film Institute and EFP (European Film Promotion) have appointed Marie Kjellson to represent Sweden in Producers on the Move.

  5. 5050by2020 panel at the Berlin Film Festival

    International Department

    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.

  6. Rapper Yung Lean

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

    Nyheter om svensk film International Department

    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.

  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

    Nyheter om svensk film International Department

    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. Still from the documentary Scheme Birds. Gemma is holding a dove with both hands.

    Swedish documentary Scheme Birds to compete at Tribeca Film Festival

    Nyheter om svensk film International Department

    Swedish documentary Scheme Birds, directed by Ellen Fiske and Ellinor Hallin, has been selected to compete at this year’s Tribeca Film Festival in New York City.

  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. Two short films in Cannes

    Nyheter om svensk film International Department

    Fight on a Swedish Beach by Simon Vahlne and Madre by Simón Mesa Soto compete in the Official Selection in the short film section at the Cannes Film Festival. Also, Finnish-Swedish The Happiest Day of the Life of Olli Mäki is selected for Un certain regard.

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