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SHOWING 40 FILMS FROM SWEDEN

BROKEN HILL BLUES

  • Release Year: 2013
  • Runtime: 80 minutes
  • Directed By: Sofia Norlin
  • Country: Sweden
A group of adolescents wrestle with uncertain futures in a remote mining town that is literally cracking underneath their feet. Kiruna, the northernmost town in Sweden, sits above an iron ore mine that has been slowly eroding the land around it for decades. Soon, Kiruna and everyone in it will have to move, but to where they do not know. As the displaced teenagers linger on the cusp of adulthood, they echo the town’s own fragility in this beautiful and understated film. |Read More
Drama, Female Director(s), Female Screenwriter(s), First Time Filmmaker

CERTAIN PEOPLE

  • Release Year: 2012
  • Runtime: 105 minutes
  • Directed By: Levan Akin and Levan Akin
  • Country: Sweden
A small group of friends—upper-class, art world bohemians in their thirties—gather at Katinka's summer house to celebrate her birthday. Suddenly during dinner, Katinka's brother arrives with Linda, a blonde game show hostess whose brusque and liberated manners are entertaining and fresh… at first. During the course of the evening Linda stretches the group's invisible social rules of hospitality. Contempt starts to grow, and hidden prejudices flare up. |Read More
Drama, Relationships

EDDEAA

  • Release Year: 2006
  • Runtime: 5 minutes
  • Directed By: Saman Arbabi
  • Country: Sweden, Iran
Eddeaa is a satirical revelation of the paradoxes and contradictions between tradition and modernity within Persian culture. |Read More
Music

HIDEAWAYS

  • Release Year: 2011
  • Runtime: 90 minutes
  • Directed By: Agnès Merlet and Agnès Merlet
  • Country: France, Ireland, Sweden
The Furlong men have unusual powers. Grandpa goes blind when he thinks of sex, Dad fries electronics when he's afraid… but young James has a far more fearsome power. After losing everyone he loves, he flees to the woods to live alone. But when he's discovered by a beautiful teenage cancer patient, their romance leads James on a journey back to civilization. Agnès Merlet (Artemisia) directs this whimsical fable about learning to live with the curses—and blessings—we inherit. |Read More
Drama, Female Director(s)

HOLIDAY

  • Release Year: 2004
  • Runtime: 12 minutes
  • Directed By: Anna Duell
  • Country: Sweden
A young couple at the airport turns the terminal into an amusement park as arriving and departing flights are announced. Holiday is a melancholic tale playfully staged with magical imagery. |Read More

HOMELAND

  • Release Year: 2015
  • Runtime: 14 minutes
  • Directed By: Sara Broos
  • Country: Sweden
A young woman escapes the war in Syria and ends up in the forest in Sweden. Listening to music is a way for her to survive and bring her back, in dreams and memories, to her homeland. In particular, one song by the Norwegian pop band A-ha has followed her all her life. A story about the power of music and the meaning of the word homeland. |Read More
Female Director(s), Documentary, Music

KILL YOUR DARLINGS

  • Release Year: 2006
  • Runtime: 95 minutes
  • Country: USA, Sweden
The path of a struggling screenwriter and a mysterious free spirit intersects with that of a transvestite, a housewife, and a hapless mobster on their way to Las Vegas to see a celebrity psychiatrist in this darkly comic take on suicidal tendencies and the all-American road trip. |Read More

LAST DOG IN RWANDA

  • Release Year: 2006
  • Runtime: 30 minutes
  • Directed By: Jens Assur
  • Country: Sweden
David is, like so many 10-year-old boys, fascinated by war: he builds plastic models of all kinds of military vehicles and plays war games with his friends. Fourteen years later, in May 1994, he has established himself as a news photographer, and is traveling through war-torn Rwanda with thirty-year-old reporter Mats, documenting the genocide of the Tutsis and Hutus. The Last Dog in Rwanda is a film about the fascination of war in all stages of life, from playing wargames as a little boy to documenting real wars as an adult. |Read More
Drama

LOVE ALWAYS, CAROLYN

  • Release Year: 2011
  • Runtime: 70 minutes
  • Directed By: Malin Korkeasalo, Maria Ramström, Maria Ramström, and Malin Korkeasalo
  • Country: Sweden
They say behind every great man is a great woman. Carolyn Cassady was behind two. Wife of beatnik icon Neal Cassady and lover-muse of Jack Kerouac, Carolyn saw her life story and the memory of the men she loved hijacked by mythmakers. Love Always, Carolyn is the intimate, graceful portrait of a patient matriarch who could never escape the constant wake of her husband's epic misadventures. |Read More
Female Director(s), Documentary

LOVE DURING WARTIME

  • Release Year: 2010
  • Runtime: 92 minutes
  • Directed By: Gabriella Bier and Gabriella Bier
  • Country: Sweden
Jasmin and Assi are newlyweds, but building a life together seems impossible: She's an Israeli, he's a Palestinian. When their homelands turn their backs on them, they choose to live in exile. This tender tale of a love infiltrated by politics follows a real-life Romeo and Juliet on their odyssey from the Middle East through an inhospitable Europe. As their hopes rise and then fade with each bureaucratic hurdle, will their love survive? |Read More
Female Director(s), Documentary