Amanda Kernell’s Sámi Blood Wins LUX Film Prize

The European Parliament has unveiled Amanda Kernell’s debut feature Sámi Blood as winner of the 2017 LUX Film Prize, against competition from finalists BPM (Beats Per Minute) by Robin Campillo and Western by Valeska Grisebach. Sami Blood tells the touching and delicate tale of a young Sámi girl who dreams of a different life and distances herself from her community with great anguish because of the racist attitudes they have to face. Lene Cecilia Sparrok and Mia Sparrok, who star in the

The Square Takes Early Win At European Film Awards

Josefin Åsberg is amongst the first winners to be announced for the 30th European Film Awards in December. The European Film Academy has honoured her work on Ruben Östlund's The Square with the award of European Production Designer 2017. A special jury convened in Berlin on Tuesday and, based on the EFA Selection list and additional film entries, decided on the winners in the categories of Cinematography, Editing, Production Design, Costume Design, Hair & Make-up, Composer and Sound Design. The jury said

Haley Joel Osment For Swedish Dicks Season Two

Viaplay has announced that Haley Joel Osment, best known for his role in The Sixth Sense, will join Peter Stormare and Johan Glans for the second season of Swedish Dicks when it returns in December. Swedish Dicks is a comedy about a former stuntman Ingmar (Peter Stormare) and former DJ Axel (Johan Glans) who start a private investigation agency which tackles some of the strangest cases in LA. Haley Joel Osment plays a client called Dave who, in a moment

Ostlund & Kaurismäki For European Film Awards

At the Seville European Film Festival on Saturday, the European Film Academy announced the nominations for the 30th European Film Awards which will see Ruben Östlund and Aki Kaurismäki go head to head for Best Film and Best Director. Ruben Östlund’s social satire The Square, which won the Palme d'Or at Cannes and is Sweden's Oscar contender, has five nominations: Best Film, Best Comedy, Best Director, Best Screenwriter, and Best Actor. It follows the curator of a modern art museum

The Restaurant | Vår tid är nu

OVERVIEW | NEWS | SEASON 1 Starring: Hedda Stiernstedt, Charlie Gustafsson, Suzanne Reuter 2017. Returning Series The Second World War finally comes to an end and a new, brighter future beckons. In the midst of central Stockholm celebrations, two strangers come together with a quick kiss, parting company immediately after. Upper-class girl Nina and kitchen hand Calle don’t yet know that their brief encounter will come to have tumultuous consequences for many people. For the Löwander family the end of