Swedish Film Institute Backs ‘Flocking,’ ‘False Witness’ Swedish helmer Beata Gardeler, who earned a Guldbagge award nomination and the Novella Film nod at Goteborg Intl. film festival for her debut “In Your Veins,” is on board to direct her sophomore feature, “Flocking.” The drama, which is one of the ... 04/2/2014 - 9:37 am | View Link
Swedish Film Institute Backs 'Flocking,' 'False Witness' Swedish helmer Beata Gardeler, who earned a Guldbagge award nomination and the Novella Film nod at Goteborg Intl. film festival for her debut "In Your Veins," is on board to direct her sophomore feature, "Flocking." The drama, which is one of the projects ... 04/1/2014 - 1:00 pm | View Link
Jazz biopic dominates Swedish film awards READ ALSO: Swedish film Monica Z beats Iron Man at the box office The Swedish Film Institute has given out its Guldbagge awards to the nation's best films since the 1960s. As the award celebrates its half-century anniversary, however, Swedes are losing ... 01/2/2014 - 10:08 pm | View Link
Four Swedish Movie Theaters Are Now Rating Lady-Friendly Films Using The Bechdel Test And this isn’t just a wild project of some hairy-legged Swedish bra-burners: the Swedish Film Institute backs the idea, as does Viasat Film, a Swedish cable channel, which is celebrating my birthday with a marathon of movies that pass the test. 11/7/2013 - 11:00 am | View Link
Top ten Swedish films to see before you die But there's a lot more to it than that, argues Jan Göransson from the Swedish Film Institute. Check out his top ten. Jan Göransson, who works as the head of press at the Swedish Film Institute, is a self-confessed film buff. But he admitted that despite ... 09/11/2013 - 6:37 am | View Link
Let the Right One In (film) Let the Right One In is a 2008 Swedish romantic horror film directed by Tomas Alfredson. Based on the 2004 novel of the same title by John Ajvide Lindqvist, who also ... 04/19/2014 - 8:03 pm | View Website
Openness shapes Swedish society | sweden.se Openness shapes Swedish society. Sweden is a free and open society. Its people have the right to take part in demonstrations, freedom of speech, a free press, the ... 04/19/2014 - 2:05 pm | View Website
Pleasure Ninja Thyberg was born in 1984 in Gothenburg, Sweden, and received her education in film studies, sociology, and philosophy at the University of Gothenburg and in ... 04/19/2014 - 1:08 pm | View Website
sweden.se | The official site of Sweden Welcome to the official site of Sweden. Discover a country where the moose is king, Pippi Longstocking is a hero and innovation rules. 04/19/2014 - 7:32 am | View Website
s . Fi Central organization for film in Sweden. In English and Swedish. 04/19/2014 - 2:52 am | View Website
When Game of Thrones hit HBO in 2011, readers of George R. R. Martin’s Song of Fire and Ice series were easy converts. The violence, nudity and dragons quickly hooked the non-readers, too, helping the series pull in a record 6.6 million viewers for the Season 4 premiere last week.
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Actor George Takei is 77. Actor Ryan O’Neal is 73. Keyboardist Craig Frost of Grand Funk Railroad is 66. Actress Jessica Lange is 65. Actor Clint Howard is 55. Actor Crispin Glover is 50. Actor Andy Serkis is 50. Actress Carmen Electra is 42. Actor Joey Lawrence is 38. Multi-instrumentalist Clay Cook of the Zac Brown Band is 36.
“The Luminaries by Eleanor Catton — it’s a book built around characters and plots inspired by astrological principles. It’s a neo-Victorian murder mystery and a mere 832 pages long, and it made 28-year-old Catton the youngest person to win the coveted Man Booker Prize. The voice is natural, easy to understand and ambitious; she’s a novelist who is seeking to reclaim the authorial, a writer who seeks to entertain and enlighten.”