20 Jun 2024
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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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10 Unmissable films at the Stockholm Film Festival

We want nothing more than to open our eyes to the world again and this year’s film program, with 100 films from 48 different countries, is filled with critically acclaimed festival gems, crackling debuts and shaky views of a world in constant motion. Parallel Mothers by Pedro Almodóvar In Pedro Almodóvar‘s stories, the mother figure […]

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Stockholm International Film Festival 2021

It is that time of the year again, to welcome back the Stockholm International Film Festival. This year the festival can finally welcome people in cinemas and it will be premiering 100 films from 48 countries in both cinemas and digitally on Festival on Demand. The festival takes place November 10-21 and opens with Parallel Mothers […]

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Payman Maadi in interview in Stockholm

Actor Payman Maadi visited Stockholm last month, during The 30th Stockholm Film Festival to pick up the Stockholm Achievement Award and we took the opportunity to sit down with him to talk about his love for film, his career as a director, a writer and an actor, as well as his more personal likes and […]

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The Stockholm Lifetime Achievement Awards goes to Mary Harron

Film Director Mary Harron visited the 29th edition of the Stockholm International Film Festival to present her film “Charlie Says” and to pick up the Stockholm Lifetime Achievement Award in recognition of her prolific career and contributions to the world of cinema. Your Living City didn’t miss the chance to talk to her on the red carpet […]

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Inaugural Gala of the Stockholm International Film Festival

Stockholm International Film Festival had a glamorous gala to mark the inauguration of its 29th edition. And Your Living City was there to bring you all the details of this dazzling night. Actors and actresses, directors, producers, models, journalists and other familiar faces of the industry walked down the red carpet at Skandia cinema, in front […]

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Tempo Documentary Festival to explore ¨Power¨ – March 7-13

We had a chance to do an interview with Melissa Lindgren, program director and curator of Tempo Festival, to get full insight to a festival that is unique in its type in Stockholm and in Sweden. Tempo is a cross-disciplinary festival, that focuses on documentary story telling, representing film, audio, trans-media and photo, and it […]

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Stockholm Film Festival’s Git Scheynius talks female filmmakers and Ai Weiwei

According to an article recently published in the New York Times, 2015 is the “year we obsessed over identity”—the year we delved deeper into the flexibility of racial, sexual and gender categories in a very public way—so it is fitting that the 26th annual Stockholm International Film Festival’s lineup offers a direct challenge to traditional […]

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Stockholm Film Festival goes Horror: Twilight Zone and Horror Night Deluxe

The halloween weekend is knocking at our doors, so if you are feeling in need for a spook or two, well, you’ll be happy to know that Stockholm Film Festival has released the titles in the film section Twilight Zone and the Horror Night Deluxe. Twilight Zone is the film section that offers the most adrenaline-filled and […]

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2015 Stockholm International Film Festival line up revealed; Ai Weiwei and Ellen Burstyn to attend

The 26th annual Stockholm International Film Festival (November 11-22) is going to be kind of a big deal, so if you’re in town and into cinema, then you’ll definitely want to check it out. With over 190 films from over 70 countries, the festival’s commitment to human rights, boundary-pushing diversity and artistic freedom will be […]

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