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  1. Still from the film Arica

    Arica and Bitter Love screening at IDFA

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    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.

  2. Kvinnor och män vid soffgrupp

    Romcoms for youngsters and doc about surrogate mothers in California

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    The latest projects to be granted funding by the Swedish Film Institute include comedy and romance for young people, a kidnapping drama in Sinai, a deportation study from Auschwitz and a documentary about being a surrogate mother. And more.

  3. Kvinna tar selfie i spegel

    Fitness, Colombia and gospel

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    The latest projects to be awarded production funding from the Swedish Film Institute include Magnus von Horn’s Sweat, on the vulnerability of social media, Amanda Pesikan's documentary The Choir (Kören) about the Tensta Gospel Choir, as well as 14 short films.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

  6. 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.

  7. 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.

  8. 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.

  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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