China DOX, 4-6 November

 

Follow-up festival to DOChina launches in Stockholm

 

China DOX, a three-day festival with Chinese independent documentaries and some of China's most prominent documentary makers, is held 4-6 November in Stockholm. With screenings, master classes and discussions at Bio Rio, Filmhuset and Subtopia.

Organized by Story, Doc Lounge Stockholm, Tempo Dokumentärfestival and UR.

More information here: link.

 

22 October 2012

At Night I Fly & Dublin to the UK

 

Raindance and BFI London Film Festival will play host

Both At Night I Fly and Dublin will be screened in London this October: Raindance shows the Guldbagge-winning At Night I Fly on October 6 (link) and the BFI London Film Festival is the venue for recently-released Dublin on October 12 & 14 (link).

Prior to the At Night I Fly screening, a special performance by former CRASS front-man Penny Rimbaud will be given. Get a preview-glimpse here: https://vimeo.com/49830637.

 

15 August 2012

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International premiere Äta Lunch at Berlinale

 

Short film competing for awards at two film festivals

Story-produced short film Äta Lunch will have its world premiere at the 63rd Internationale Filmfestspiele Berlin (Berlinale). There, it will compete in the Generation 14plus programme, a competition focussing on children and young people. Berlinale's press release can be found here.

Äta Lunch (Eating Lunch) is about the fifteen-year old Klara, who is about to eat lunch with four other youngsters at the Eating Disorder Clinic under supervision of nurses. They have 30 minutes to eat up.

The film is directed by Sanna Lenken and has its Swedish premiere at Gothenburg International Film Festival (Jan 25 - Feb 4), where it is nominated for a Best Swedish Short Award.

10 January 2013

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Belleville Baby premiering at Göteborg International Film Festival

 

First feature-length film by Mia Engberg in years premieres January 29

After working on it for 5 years, Mia has finally put the finishing touches to Belleville Baby, her much-anticipated new feature-length film.

A long distance call from a long lost lover makes Mia reminisce about their common past. She remembers the spring when they met in Paris, the riots, the vespa and the cat named Baby. Belleville Baby is story about love, time and things that got lost along the way.

Belleville Baby is screening at the Göteborg International Film Festival on:

29 january 20.00 Stenhammarsalen (premiere, director in attendance)
30 january 17.30 Stenhammarsalen
31 january 15.30 Biopalatset 2
3 february 20.00 Biopalatset 2

Tickets can be bought here.

22 January 2013

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MoMa selects At Night I Fly for Documentary Fortnight 2013

 

Award-winning documentary has its U.S. premiere

Guldbagge- and Tempowinning documentary At Night I Fly, directed by Michel Wenzer, has been selected for New York Museum of Modern Art's prestigious Documentary Fortnight. This annual event has a selection of international nonfiction films and reflects on new areas of documentary film making, focussing on the relationship between contemporary art and nonfiction practices. In total twenty-two feature-length and two short film have been selected by the museum.

Michel Wenzer will be attending the screenings (exact dates and times announced tomorrow, updated in this post). The festival is held from February 15 to March 4.

See MoMa's press release here. Watch the film here.

28 January 2013

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Maja Lindström's film 00-tal barn to premiere in Gothenburg

 

The animated short will have its international premiere in Gothenburg International Film Festival

It will be shown in the short film section Svenska Bilder 3 at GIFF.

Short synopsis:

On their way home by bike through a deserted industrial area, a mother and her son starts to talk about what happened when our dream of eternal economic growth collided with the peak in global oil production. In a dystopian but plausible picture of the near future, our children make us accountable for today's irresponsible way of living.

Link to the film at GIFF:s webpage here

Link to Maja Lindströms webpage here

 

15 January 2014

Ruth wins Children's Choice Award at Nordisk Panorama

 

Hanna Heilborn's film wins the children's own category at the Nordic film festival

About the award: "The films in the Young Nordics programme compete for the love of our most critical audience. We’ve asked the youngest viewers to tell us what film they liked the best and we’ll award the winner with a Children’s Choice Award, as well as an invitation to attend next year’s festival."

About the film: Ruth is 11 years old and lives and breathes cheerleading. Her mother is almost fed up. But Ruth stands up for herself and her team. She ignores the prejudices about the sport and her team is winning competitions. Cheerleading is joint effort and teamwork. This film is about finding your place in a group and standing up for your beliefs

Read more at the Nordisk Panorama webpage here

23 September 2016