Inspired by “One Thousand and One Nights”, the celebrated collection of Middle Eastern and Indian folk tales, “About Endlessness” explores the preciousness and beauty of our existence, awakening in us the wish to maintain this eternal treasure and pass it on, in a juxtaposition of tableaux capturing moments in life.
Directed by: Roy Andersson
Stupid Young Heart is a story about the first love of lightly built, carefree Lenni and gorgeous and popular Kiira. Not yet even properly in a relationship, they discover that they are expecting a baby, and decide to keep it – partly as a statement to their families who have lost touch with what goes on in the teenagers’ lives. Lenni then has nine months to become a man. Having grown up without a ...
Directed by: Selma Vilhunen
India, 19th century: on the outskirts of a decrepit village called Tumbbad lives Vinayak, the stubborn, conniving bastard son of the village lord, obsessed with a mythical ancestral treasure. He suspects the secret lies with his great-grandmother, a cursed witch. Confronting her finally puts him face to face with the guardian of the treasure, an evil fallen god. What starts with a few gold coins, quickly spirals ...
Goliat is set in a small industrial town somewhere in Sweden. When Roland is sentenced to prison, his son, 16-year old Kimmie, is expected to provide for the family by taking over his dad's criminal business. This is a task he's not ready for. The film's depicting a boy's brutal entry into adult life and examines aspects of social heritage and patriarchal structures, at a time when the welfare is declining and Sweden is ...
Directed by: Peter Grönlund
Lisbeth Salander and Mikael Blomkvist find themselves caught in a web of spies, cyber-criminals and corrupt government officials - both in Sweden and in the United States - whom are only know as The Spider Society.
Directed by: Fede Alvarez
Partial to provocation, Aaron's mysterious visitors take a step too far when they move his cherished red model car. Why won't they just leave him alone?
Directed by: Johan Ribe
Alice, a buoyant and impertinent redhead teenager, is far from the charming little girl her mother adopted when she was unable to have a child of her own. Being an endless source of problems and affected by her mother’s disappointments, Alice forges lies and blurs the lines between the fiction she creates for herself and the reality of her existence. Until her mother discovers she is pregnant.
Directed by: Radu Muntean
Eric and Elin reminisce about the dark, magical summer when they first met. They were just kids and their parents, Linda and Peter, were drug addicts. During a few violent but beautiful months...
Directed by: Olof Spaak
Bergman: A Year in a Life focuses on 1957, one of the most prolific years for the Swedish director. During the year he shot two films, opened two of his most celebrated films (The Seventh Seal & Wild Strawberries), produced four plays and a TV movie while juggling with a complicated private life.
Directed by: Jane Magnusson
A sharp, humorous examination of Almedalen Week in the Gotland province of Sweden, an annual event where thousands of politicians, lobbyists, and citizens gather for the ultimate showcase of political theater.
Directed by: Cecilia Björk
Greta Garbo and Vladimir Lenin meet at PUB department store in Stockholm in 1917. They both have lost a dream, and they start a conversation that remains all day while they are walking through the city.
Directed by: Jessica Laurén
"An existential sugar shock which takes us on a fun, candy-filled roller-coaster ride between cruel violence and extreme cuteness - which prove to be disturbingly close together." (The production company's synopsis)
Directed by: Ester Martin Bergsmark
When Astrid Lindgren was very young something happened that affected her profoundly, and this combination of both miracle and calamity came to shape her entire life. It was an event that transformed her into one of the most inspiring women of our age and the storyteller a whole world would come to love. This is the story of when a young Astrid, despite the expectations of her time and religious upbringing, decided ...
Directed by: Pernille Fischer Christensen
Aniara is the story of one of the many spaceships used for transporting Earth's population to their new home-planet Mars. But just as Aniara leaves the ruined Earth, she collides with an asteroid and is knocked off her course. Aniara's passengers slowly realize that they'll never be able to return; they will continue onwards through an empty and cold universe forever.
Parikka, the actor once called the Funniest Man in Finland, and his troupe are about to be executed for the atrocities committed during the Civil War in Finland. Jaeger Lieutenant Nyborg, an admirer of Parikka, suspects a definite miscarriage of justice. He wants to save the actors. The forthcoming visit of the German General von der Goltz to the prison island provides him with a suitable opportunity. Nyborg suggests that the ...
Directed by: Heikki Kujanpää
After a life of constant partying, Nojet inherits an apartment building from her recently deceased father. What she at first takes for a cash cow turns out to be a curse as she gets thrown into the murkiest corners of the Swedish housing market.
For the past year, our operative Patrik Hermansson has been living undercover, as Swedish student Erik Hellberg, at the heart of the alt-right. He infiltrated some of the most notorious far-right networks in the US and the UK, culminating in the violent clashes in Charlottesville 2017. He extracted damning information that runs all of the way to the White House. And he caught it all on hidden camera.
Directed by: Patrik Hermansson
Three men meet on a night train on the border of Finland and Sweden. All three are concealing something, and a sudden confrontation amongst them leads to disastrous consequences, with two of them being forced to make a joint decision.
Directed by: Simo Halinen