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.
The Library to open August 17
We welcome visitors starting August 17. Due to Covid-19 our reading spaces will be limited, and we ask everybody to keep your distance and avoid queuing.
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.
In Screen epiphanies filmmakers tell us what film was their filmic revelation. Share their experiences and check out the films.
Magazines for sale
Soviet film or Who's who in Hollywood? Sight & sound or Prèsence du Cinéma? They're yours for a small sum.
Christine Vachon visits Drömfabriken
The american producer Christine Vachon visits the inspirational weekend Drömfabriken. Take the opportunity to read her books and what's been written about her.
Library on the road
The Library's temporary branch during the Gothenburg Film Festival spreads the message - you don't have to live in Stockholm to take our books home!
Italian horror on DVD
Five horror movies in the Italian giallo genre has been released on DVD. Swedish publishers Njutafilms has released four and Studio S two versions of Dario Argento's Profondo Rosso. The movies are all available in the Library.
You can now access the database Project Muse - Humanities Collection in the Library.
An introduction to Synecdoche, New York
The introduction to the script for Synecdoche, New York is a little masterpiece in its own genre.