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The Swedish Film Institute held its presentation of autumn releases on the 21st of August. The selection of films introduced is without doubt of great..
Swedish director Stig Björkman’s documentary Ingrid Bergman: In Her Own Words (Jag är Ingrid in Swedish) is a stunning take on the world-famous Swedish actress’s..
There is an old story of how the cathedral of Chartres was struck by lightning and burned to the ground. Then thousands of people came..
This article is part of the new issue of Cinema Scandinavia and is free to read online for one week. To read this article (and..
The new Nordic Noir hit Midnight Sun (Midnattssol in Swedish) follows the well-known recipe of the genre (e.g. showcasing the troubled private life of the..
Since the rise of the Swedish Millennium trilogy, Scandinavian noir, or ‘Nordic Noir’, has captivated audiences around the globe. However, for someone living in Sweden,..
The current refugee crisis is one of biggest concerns of the present time in Europe, as new bulletins and the written press focus attention on..
Law of the Land marks the feature-length debut of Jussi Hiltunen, an up-and-coming director who is sure to make a lasting impression on the international..
Aki Kaurismäki’s new film titled The Other Side of Hope (Toivon tuolla puolen), which tells the story of a Finnish travelling salesman and a Syrian..
When watching Thomas Vinterberg films, I can’t help but notice one persistent motive: the films are all about stories of broken families and childhood traumas,..
The International Film Festival Rotterdam has long ceased to be a place to find cutting-edge European cinema; true to form, its 46th edition featured only..
Internationally acclaimed Finnish director and scriptwriter Juan Reina has built a reputation around titles like 6954 Kilometres to Home, Iseta- Behind the Roadblock and Albino..
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