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  1. The Real Estate to compete at Berlin Film Festival

    Måns Månsson and Axel Petersén’s The Real Estate has been selected in Competition (Official Selection) at the Berlin International Film Festival.

  2. Alexander Skarsgård wins Golden Globe

    On Monday Alexander Skarsgård was awarded a Golden Globe for his role in the HBO-hit Big Little Lies. This makes him the first Swede to get a Golden Globe since 1988. He is also the first Swedish actor to be awarded in a TV category. 

  3. Nominations for the 2017 Guldbagge Awards

    At a press conference in Stockholm today the nominations for the Guldbagge Awards for the film year of 2017 were announced. Borg/McEnroe stands out with ten nominations, followed by The Nile Hilton Incident with eight. Ravens and Sámi Blood both have seven nominations. The Guldbagge Awards is arranged by the Swedish Film Institute and will be held on 23 January.

  4. Swedish Feature Jimmie to open Rotterdam Film Festival

    Jimmie, in which director Jesper Ganslandt and his son Hunter play the leading roles, is opening the International Film Festival Rotterdam (IFFR) in January, a festival considered one of the most important worldwide.

  5. Alba August for European Shooting Star 2018

    The European Film Promotion Jury has selected Alba August as one of the 10 European Shooting Stars for 2018. Alba August plays Astrid Lindgren in Becoming Astrid, due for release next year.

  6. The Square 6 time awarded at European Film Awards

    Palme D’Or winner The Square’s success streak continued this weekend at the European Film Awards with a historical scoop of 6 statuettes - never before achieved by a Swedish film in the 30 years history of EFA. And as today’s announcement Ruben Östlund’s satirical drama is nominated for a Golden Globe.

  7. Swedish film enjoys an award winning 2017

    Swedish productions have been given many reasons for celebration during 2017. A recap of the year's highlights include award winners Sami Blood, The Square, The Nile Hilton Incident, Ravens andshort films My Gay Sister and The Burden.

  8. Three Swedish shorts to compete at Sundance

    Three Swedish films have been selected for the official International Short Film section at this year’s Sundance. In addition there are two Swedish co-productions competing in the World Cinema Dramatic Competition. All of the above films are directed by women.

  9. The Square receives five European Film Award nominations

    The Square previously received the nomination for Best Comedy at the European Film Awards. At the weekend it was also announced that Ruben Östlund's Palme d'Or-winner has been nominated in four more categories, including Best Film, Best Director (Ruben Östlund), Best Actor (Claes Bang) and Best Screenwriter (Ruben Östlund). 

  10. The Square nominated for Best European Comedy

    Swedish films have snatched up the European Film Award for Best Comedy two years in a row. Last year, Hannes Holm's Oscar-nominated A Man Called Ove took home the award, while the prior year Roy Andersson's A Pigeon Sat on a Branch Reflecting on Existence won the highly-coveted prize. The EFAs are again upon us. Ruben Östlund's Palme d'Or-winning The Square has been nominated in the same category.

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