Nordic Women In Film To Rewrite Movie History

This weekend the Swedish Film Institute will officially launch the Nordic Women In Film website, which will offer a database of women in film, whose contribution is often overlooked, along with articles and news.

The site will initially focus on the female filmmakers of Sweden, but their ambition is to cover the history of film throughout the Nordic region from a feminist perspective.

To celebrate the launch of the website a mini festival will be held at the Film Institute in Stockholm entitled Silence! Re-recording! (Tystnad! Omtagning!):

Friday 15th April 2016

18:00 Opening Ceremony and talk with Gunnel Lindblom and Lisa Langseth.

18:50 Sally och friheten (1981) by Gunnel Lindblom.

Saturday 16th April 2016

13:00 Dirigenterna (1987) by Christina Olofson.
Preceded by a talk with Christina Olofson and Lawen Mohtadi.

15:30 Viggen 37 (1973) of Maj Wechselmann.
Preceded by a talk with Maj Wechselmann and Nahid Sarvestani.

18:00 Seppan (1986) by Agneta Fagerström-Olsson.
Preceded by a talk with Agneta Fagerström-Olson and Farnaz Arbabi.

Sunday 17th April 2016

14:00 Promenad i de gamlas land (1974) by Marianne Ahrne.
Preceded by a talk with Marianne Ahrne and Åsa Blanck.

16:00 Mamma pappa barn (1977) by Marie-Louise Ekman.
Preceded by a talk with Marie-Louise Ekman and Lo Kauppi.

17:30 Mamma (1982) by Suzanne Osten.
Preceded by a talk with Suzanne Osten and Sanna Lenken.