Sweden’s Short Film Festival aka Sveriges kortfilmfestival (SKFF) is one of the most spirited film festivals I’ve ever been to. The reason for this might be that only students and young film-makers can submit their films, or it is just how it is, even though it is the oldest film festival in Sweden. It is organised by Sveriges Film- och Videoförbund every year, and this year’s edition was its 61st. The films screened were pretty different in tone and content, but the main topic, identity, glued them together. What is certain is that some promising and aspiring Swedish talents are ready to demand a place in the film world in the coming years.

The Danish director Lars von Trier has announced his