25 Jun 2024
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Stockholm Independent Film Festival 2024

After last year’s sold-out edition, the Stockholm Independent Film Festival returns to Zita Folkets bio on 25 & 26 May. Under the theme ‘Metamorphosis’, 16 indie short and feature-length films comprise a quirky programme that invites the audience to immerse themselves in the power of cinema. An amalgam of different film genres, styles and aesthetics, […]

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SciFiWorld Stockholm 2024: A Galactic Celebration of Sci-Fi and Fantasy

The much-anticipated SciFiWorld Stockholm event has come and gone, leaving behind memories of an exhilarating journey into the realms of science fiction and fantasy. Held on March 2-3, 2024, at the expansive Solnahallen venue, the event offered a larger space than ever before, accommodating a multitude of activities, exhibitors, and enthusiasts. Attendees were immersed in […]

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Documentary films are booming!

Documentary films are experiencing a renaissance, shedding their once-elitist image to become a booming market that captivates audiences worldwide. The surge in demand for real-life stories has propelled the documentary feature market into the mainstream, with streaming platforms playing a pivotal role in broadening their appeal. These thrilling and emotionally charged narratives often rival the […]

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Video interview: Tina Satter – director of Reality

Tina Satter brings her film Reality to Stockholm International Film Festival with great acceptance by the public. Reality is based on the FBI interrogation transcript of American intelligence leaker Reality Winner, which Satter previously staged as the play Is This a Room. It stars Sydney Sweeney as Winner, with Josh Hamilton and Marchánt Davis in supporting roles. During our interview we talked about the […]

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Preserving Cinematic Heritage: Join Forces with Ethan and Maya Hawke to save Skandia Theatre!

Photos by Joar Vestergren Step into the enchanting world of Skandia Theatre, a century-old cinematic gem nestled in the heart of Stockholm on Drottninggatan. This iconic venue, which has been a beacon for film lovers for over 30 years, is now facing the threat of closure. The Stockholm International Film Festival, along with Hollywood stars […]

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Stockholm International Film Festival awards

All photos by Karen Lundquist Greetings from the grandeur of the Bibliotek Live! Yesterday, the Stockholm International Film Festival 2023 unfolded with an air of sophistication and prestige. The luminous gala showcased an array of cinematic brilliance, and we’re thrilled to present the distinguished winners who took the stage by storm. Best Film: “The Settlers” […]

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Ethan and Maya Hawke with “Wildcat” in Stockholm

Text by Monika Lipanovich – Video by Karen Lundquist Before we dive into the cinematic world of “Wildcat”, let’s take a moment to appreciate the genuine and heartwarming relationship between Ethan and Maya Hawke. Their father-daughter bond is nothing short of remarkable – supportive, respectful, and allowing each other the space to shine individually. It’s […]

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Stockholm Film Festival: In a world where detachable wombs are as normal as fika.

Step into the intriguing world of Sophie Barthes’ “The Pod Generation” at the Stockholm Film Festival – a future where Siri’s your sidekick, pastel hues rule the scene, and detachable wombs are the trend du jour. Emily Clark (Rachel) and Chiwetel Ejiofor (Alvy) navigate the complexities of impending parenthood, with Rachel eyeing a corporate climb […]

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Stars of the big and small screen at Comic Con Stockholm

Comic Con Stockholm 2023 was held at Stockholmsmässan in Älvsjö and as per usual, a number of stars from movies and TV series were in attendance. They were available for photos and autographs for those who had purchased such special tickets, and they did entertaining Q&A sessions that were open for all attendees. Mind you, […]

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Stockholm Film Festival 2023: ‘Poor Things’ Premieres to Glowing Reviews and a Star-Studded Gala

The Stockholm Film Festival 2023 opened with a bang as the Nordic premiere of the critically acclaimed film ‘Poor Things’ took centre stage at the Skandia Cinema. The evening was a perfect blend of glamour, and entertainment, setting the tone for what promises to be an unforgettable festival. The excitement kicked off as the doors […]

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