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  1. That Summer world premieres at Telluride Film Festival

    Göran Hugo Olsson's That Summer world premières at the 44th Telluride Film Festival.

  2. The Square – Sweden’s 2017 Oscars Submission

    Ruben Östlund’s Palme d’Or-winning The Square has been selected as Sweden’s submission to the Oscars for Best Foreign Language Film.

  3. Jens Assur’s Ravens selected for the Toronto International Film Festival

    Jens Assur's feature-film debut, Ravens (Korparna), has been selected to be screened at one of the world's most reputed and prestigious film events – the Toronto International Film Festival. Ravens will be shown in Discovery, a section featuring the next generation of filmmakers. Ravens is based on Tomas Bannerhed's August Prize-winning novel The Ravens.

    Four Swedish features, two shorts and four co-productions will be screened at the Toronto International Film Festival.

  4. New structure within Swedish Film Institute’s International Department – Jing Haase joins team

    The Swedish Film Institute’s International Department warmly welcomes Jing Hasse, who joined the team in August 2017. Jing comes from Nordisk Panorama in Denmark, where she held a managerial position. Alongside Sara Rüster and Josefina Mothander, Haase will promote Swedish shorts and documentaries internationally. 

  5. Euphoria by Lisa Langseth to compete in Toronto

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    Lisa Langseth’s feature-film Euphoria, with Alicia Vikander in the leading role, has been selected to compete in the prestigious Platform section at the Toronto International Film Festival. The Platform section was introduced in 2015, and is the only competitive section at the festival featuring just 12 films. Euphoria will also make its global debut at the festival.

    Ruben Östlund’s The Square has been nominated as the opening film in the San Sebastian Festival’s Zabaltegi-Tabakalera section, a more experimental section featuring the year’s most unusual and fascinating films, those charting new territory.

    The Swedish co-production What Will People Say by Norwegian director Iram Haq has also been selected for the Platform section at the Toronto International Film Festival.

  6. More Swedish films to Toronto International Film Festival

    Short films The Burden by Niki Lindroth von Bahr and Push It by Julia Thelin, as well as feature films The Wife by Björn Runge and Thelma by Joachim Trier, are now officially slated for the prestigious Toronto International Film Festival in September.

    The Burden and Push It will be screened in the Short Cuts section, The Wife will be featured in the Gala Presentations and Thelma will be shown in the Special Presentations section. As previously announced, Ruben Östlund's satirical Palme d'Or winning The Square will be screened in the Special Presentations section, while Janus Metz's Borg/McEnroe will become the first-ever Swedish film to open the entire festival.

  7. Ruben Östlund’s Palme d’Or winning film selected for Toronto International Film Festival

    Swedish director and scriptwriter Ruben Östlund's satirical drama, The Square, won the film world's most prestigious prize, the Palme d'Or, at this year's Cannes Film Festival. At today's press conference, it was announced that the film has been selected for the Toronto International Film Festival, considered by many to be the most influential festival after Cannes.

  8. Borg/McEnroe becomes first-ever Swedish film to open the Toronto International Film Festival

    Borg/McEnroe has been granted the prestigious Opening slot at the Toronto International Film Festival, as announced today. This is the first time a Swedish film has featured as the opening film in the festival's 41-year history.

    The film will open the festival on the 7th of September, the day before it has its premiere in Swedish cinemas, and will then be screened in the festival's Gala Presentations section. The actors, director and producers will be on hand in Toronto.

  9. Sámi Blood announced as finalist for Lux Film Prize

    Amanda Kernell's highly-acclaimed Sámi Blood is one of three finalists for the LUX Film Prize, the EU's major film award. The film will be shown in all 28 EU member states and translated into member languages.

  10. Jens Assur’s Ravens to compete at the San Sebastiàn International Film Festival

    Jens Assur’s feature film debut, Ravens, will compete in the New Directors Section at the 65th San Sebastiàn International Film Festival, which takes place 22-30 September 2017, as announced at today’s press conference. Founded in 1953, San Sebastiàn is considered one of the world’s major film festivals. Ravens is a film adaptation of Tomas Bannerhed’s August Prize-winning novel The Ravens.

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