14 Apr 2024
Festivals Movies Videos

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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Unmissable films at Stockholm Film Festival 2023

The Stockholm International Film Festival opens its doors November 8th to the year’s most colourful film marathon and presents 130 fantastic film premieres from 50 different countries. With so many exciting films, embracing a variety of topics and styles, it is easy to feel a little lost when trying to maximise your festival experience and […]

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Tiny Tempo – a documentary festival for the younger public

Tiny Tempo, a youth and children’s documentary festival, will premiere in September. The festival takes place 15 – 19 September and offers both school screenings and public screenings at the cinemas Zita and Skärisbiografen. The festival is organised by Tempo Documentary Festival, which earlier this year arranged its 22nd edition for audiences over 15 years. […]

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What to See at Stockholm International Film Festival 2018

Stockholm International Film Festival is back for its 29th edition and it’s bigger than ever! It is no surprise that with a program as vast as 159 films one needs a little bit of guidance in choosing which films to watch. So with that in mind, the editors right here at Your Living City took […]

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Stockholm Impact Award goes to Anna Jadowska for her film Wild Roses

For the third consecutive year, the Stockholm International Film Festival gives the Stockholm Impact Award in collaboration with the city of Stockholm. Culture commissioner Roger Mogert was given the honour to hand over the award to the winning director Anna Jadowska  for daring to reflect on the times we are living in and for focusing […]

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Stockholm Film Festival Director Git Scheynius Talks Gender Equality in the Movies

For nearly 30 years, Git Scheynius has been passionate about increasing female representation in the film industry and she knows what it takes to achieve this seemingly lofty goal. When it comes to gender equality in the movies, there’s a lot of talk about the wage gap between male and female actors, but there isn’t […]

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Stockholm Film Festival focuses on female directors

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 directed by women. The movie […]

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Stockholm International Film Festival 2016’s opening night

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 Shakes The Barely, presented his […]

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Unmissable TV this autumn

Autumn is here and whether we want it or not we become a little bit more comfortable staying at home and cozying up on our sofas enjoying a good film or a good tv show. And some of Sweden’s biggest TV channels know it! We had a chance to have a sneak peek on what […]

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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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