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Video interview: Daresha Kyi, co-director of Chavela at Stockholm Film Festival

Daresha Kyi

Daresha Kyi visited Stockholm to present Chavela, a documentary she co-directed in partnership with Catherine Gund. Chavela marks Kyi’s comeback as a film director and not only that, Chavela has also left an indelible mark in her spirit. In this interview Daresha Kyi talks about the journey of making Chavela, how …

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Interview: Léa Mysius, director of “Ava” at Stockholm Film Festival

Lea

In connection with the Stockholm International Film Festival, long feature film debutant Léa Mysius visited the Swedish capital presenting her film Ava and Your Living City had the chance to converse with her about directing and about having such a successful breakthrough with Ava. The film is also featured as the face of this …

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Stockholm Film Festival focuses on female directors

Stockholm Film Festival Ava cover

Sweden’s most important film festival is around the corner, as with every edition the festival opens submissions of films of all kinds, styles and origins. Today together with the face of this year’s festival poster, it has has been announced that 50% of the participant films in the Stockholm XXVIII Competition will be …

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Stockholm International Film Festival 2016’s opening night

Film director Ken Loach

Last night at the Skandia movie theatre, Ken Loach, one of Europe’s biggest film directors, was in charge of cutting the inaugural celluloid ribbon and thus initiating the countless activities of Stockholm Film Festival this year. Loach was accompanied by Stockholm Film Festival’s director Git Scheynius  during his inaugural speech. The director of films like Kes, The Wind That …

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