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  1. EFA: Josefin Åberg wins the European Production Designer award for The Square

    Josefin Åsberg wins the European Production Designer 2017 award for The Square when The European Film Academy announces the first winners of the year.

  2. Sami Blood wins LUX Prize

    From the LUX Prize web page:
    The European Parliament unveiled the winner of the 2017 LUX Prize at noon today in Strasbourg. Amanda Kernell's Sámi Blood, a touching and delicate tale of a young Sámi girl who dreams of a different life, has triumphed over its competitors BPM (Beats Per Minute) by Robin Campillo and Western by Valeska Grisebach.

  3. Ravens wins two more awards

    During Sunday's ceremony at the 58th Thessaloniki International Film Festival, Ravens won two of the festivals most prestigious awards.

  4. Awards for Swedish Films at Nordic Film Days in Lübeck

    At this year's edition of Nordische filmtage Lübeck Up in the Sky (Upp i det blå) by director and puppeteer Petter Lennstrand won over the jury for the Children’s and Youth Prize (5 000 euro) and “The Charmer” (Charmören), the Danish-Swedish-French feature debut of director Milad Alami received the NDR Film Prize, the largest of the festival.

  5. A Hustler's Diary wins Audience Award in Warsaw

    Swedish indie hit A Hustler’s Diary (Måste gitt), directed by Ivica Zubak, won the Audience Award at the Warsaw International Film Festival 2017.

  6. Double win for Beyond Dreams

    Swedish Rojda Sekersöz’s feature film debute Beyond Dreams (Dröm vidare) was awarded with the Golden Leaf for Best film at the Duhok’s International Film Festival – the most significant film festival in Kurdistan. The film’s lead actress Evin Ahmad was also awarded with the Silver leaf as Best Actress.

  7. Swedes in Toronto

    Four Swedish features, two shorts and four co-productions will be screened at the Toronto International Film Festival, a festival which often offers a clue to potential Oscar contenders.

  8. International praise for While We Live – seven nominations at the African Movie Academy Awards

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    Dani Kouyaté's While We Live, with Josette Bushell-Mingo and Adam Kanyama in leading roles, has received nominations in seven different categories at the 2017Africa Movie Academy Awards (AMAA). The award ceremony will be held on 15 July in Lagos, Nigeria, with many members of the film team in attendance.

  9. Accomplished Swedish actor Michael Nyqvist dies at 56

    The much loved actor and author enjoyed a long and successful career, both in his homeland Sweden and internationally. He acted on stage and on film and also wrote two well received autobiographies.

  10. Welcome home, Ruben!

    Finally! It's been 25 years since the Palme d'Or went to a Swedish film (Bille August's Den goda viljan, 1992). In other words - time to celebrate! The Film House threw a party and welcomed Ruben Östlund and his team to an evening of golden helium balloons, inflatable palm trees (of course inflatable palm trees!), cheerleaders, much laughter and happy speeches.

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