How a Swedish film festival is offering a nurse downtime during pandemic

How a Swedish film festival is offering a nurse downtime during pandemic

A front-line Swedish nurse is getting some Covid downtime with a week of private screenings of the Gothenburg film festival, in a former lighthouse off the country's west coast.

Why do the Swedes watch Ivanhoe on New Year’s Day?

Why do the Swedes watch Ivanhoe on New Year’s Day?

OPINION: Midsommar movie makes Sweden look like a horror show for American viewers

OPINION: Midsommar movie makes Sweden look like a horror show for American viewers

7 things you (maybe) didn’t know about Dolph Lundgren

7 things you (maybe) didn’t know about Dolph Lundgren

The Local features in latest Millennium film

The Local features in latest Millennium film

Sweden pins its Oscar hopes on ‘Borders’

Sweden pins its Oscar hopes on ‘Borders’

Uma Thurman applies for Swedish citizenship ahead of planned move to Sweden

Uma Thurman applies for Swedish citizenship ahead of planned move to Sweden

Why this French entrepreneur is helping Stockholm kids to find their perfect film role

Why this French entrepreneur is helping Stockholm kids to find their perfect film role

Charges dropped against driver accused of showing porn film on school bus

Charges dropped against driver accused of showing porn film on school bus

Malmö is the location for ‘New York, I Love You’ follow-up

Malmö is the location for ‘New York, I Love You’ follow-up

Björn Borg biopic to become first Swedish film ever to open prestigious Toronto Film Festival

Björn Borg biopic to become first Swedish film ever to open prestigious Toronto Film Festival

The Local’s Swedish film of the month: Zozo

The Local’s Swedish film of the month: Zozo

15 movies that will help you discover Sweden without leaving your couch

15 movies that will help you discover Sweden without leaving your couch

Popular Swedish actor Gösta Ekman dies aged 77

Popular Swedish actor Gösta Ekman dies aged 77

OPINION: ‘Why is what happened to the Sami in Sweden not common knowledge?’

OPINION: ‘Why is what happened to the Sami in Sweden not common knowledge?’

The Local’s Swedish film of the month: The Sacrifice

The Local’s Swedish film of the month: The Sacrifice

China’s richest man buys Nordic cinema firm for $930m

China’s richest man buys Nordic cinema firm for $930m

Stockholm’s Silver Screen: ’The sky’s the limit’
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Stockholm’s Silver Screen: ’The sky’s the limit’

Katrin Ottarsdóttir: ‘Loneliness gives me strength’
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Katrin Ottarsdóttir: ‘Loneliness gives me strength’

Game of Thrones makers decide on Swedish shoot

Game of Thrones makers decide on Swedish shoot

Revealed: Game of Thrones could be coming to Sweden

Revealed: Game of Thrones could be coming to Sweden

Alicia Vikander scoops lead role in new Tomb Raider

Alicia Vikander scoops lead role in new Tomb Raider

Six gems from Sweden’s independent cinema scene

Six gems from Sweden’s independent cinema scene

Five exciting events for expats in Sweden this week

Five exciting events for expats in Sweden this week

‘Sweden is a paradise but we’ve lost human values’

‘Sweden is a paradise but we’ve lost human values’

Star Wars fever awakens Sweden’s film nerds

Star Wars fever awakens Sweden’s film nerds

Stockholm Film Festival preview: Top Swedish films

Stockholm Film Festival preview: Top Swedish films

Swedish legend set to star in hit fantasy series

Swedish legend set to star in hit fantasy series

Swedish streaming site to shut down after raid

Swedish streaming site to shut down after raid

Sweden’s Alicia Vikander joins new Bourne movie

Sweden’s Alicia Vikander joins new Bourne movie

Summer in Sweden: What’s going on

Summer in Sweden: What’s going on

‘Cultural events aren’t as common as you expect’

‘Cultural events aren’t as common as you expect’

What’s on in Sweden: April 16th – 23rd

What’s on in Sweden: April 16th – 23rd

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Record ‘Oscar’ win for Sweden’s Ruben Östlund

Sweden’s hit Turist movie shunned at Oscars

Sweden’s hit Turist movie shunned at Oscars

Anita Ekberg: The Swede who was La Dolce Vita

Anita Ekberg: The Swede who was La Dolce Vita

Gentlemen leads top film award nominations

Gentlemen leads top film award nominations

‘Watch my movie and then get a divorce’

‘Watch my movie and then get a divorce’

Experiencing the Stockholm Film Festival: Volunteering and watching

Experiencing the Stockholm Film Festival: Volunteering and watching

Hollywood’s Uma Thurman toasts Sweden

Hollywood’s Uma Thurman toasts Sweden

Ai Weiwei art opens Stockholm Film Festival

Ai Weiwei art opens Stockholm Film Festival

Eccentric Swedish film wins Venice award

Eccentric Swedish film wins Venice award

The ten most disturbing Swedish movies ever

The ten most disturbing Swedish movies ever

The woman who wants Sweden’s gender rating at a cinema near you

The woman who wants Sweden’s gender rating at a cinema near you

Ai Weiwei treats Swedish film buffs to striptease

Ai Weiwei treats Swedish film buffs to striptease

Ai Weiwei to judge Stockholm Film Festival

Ai Weiwei to judge Stockholm Film Festival

‘Monica Zetterlund is like meatballs and Pippi Longstocking’

‘Monica Zetterlund is like meatballs and Pippi Longstocking’

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Film turn-off – TV turned off

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Swedish film: quantity or quality?

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Critics pan movie monopoly

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Moodysson film not for the faint-hearted

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Football hooligan film stopped by football hooligans

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A hole in my audience figures

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Bergman reveals another daughter

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Film festival fever hits Stockholm

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Archive spat keeps film history offline

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Oscar nomination for Guldbaggar reject

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Swedish anti-piracy web site hacked after ISP raid

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Sweden to introduce tougher download laws

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Swedish film tops 2004 box office list

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Anti-piracy office accused of piracy

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Triangelfilm to buy Sandrew Metronome

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Something Good comes back to Stockholm

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Swedish short film to feature in Cannes

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Cannes features Bergman documentary trilogy

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Cronenberg to headline Stockholm Film Festival

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Bergman web site to launch in September

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New professor in Bergman’s honour

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Evergreen director still makes waves

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French films a hit for Stockholmers

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Cinema chain calls for security cameras

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Hallström’s Casanova seduces Venice

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Swedes make their presence felt in Venice

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Sweden celebrates Garbo centenary

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Garbomania at the Swedish Film Institute

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Zozo to be Sweden’s Oscar contribution

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Stockholm Syndrome: The anonymity of fame

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“Sweden’s answer to Lauren Bacall”

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Festival with violent signature

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Solanas takes away Stockholm film prize

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Seven Guldbagge nominations for ‘Mouth to mouth’

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Göteborg shows Nordic films to the world

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Nina’s Journey tops Guldbagge surprises

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Women to the fore in Göteborg film fest

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Graffiti artist film wins top award

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Swedes desert the cinema

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Harry Schein dies at 81

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TV4 and SF to offer TV and film online

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Moodysson tackles transexuality

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Swedish designer sues Hollywood star

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Filmmaker Vilgot Sjöman is dead

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‘Greatest cinematographer’ is dead

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Falkenberg Farewell carries Sweden’s Oscar hopes

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Astoria sells cinemas to SF

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Filmmaker tells of Russia bear attack

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Stockholm festival thrives on variety

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Sherrybaby drinks in Stockholm’s warm glow

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“All I knew about Sweden was Olof Palme”

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Immigrant’s struggle sweeps Swedish film awards

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Swedish actress Johanna Sällström dies

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Film censor steps down in protest

Sweden donates three million dollars to save Bergman’s works

Sweden donates three million dollars to save Bergman’s works

Mexican heartthrob to star in Moodysson movie

Mexican heartthrob to star in Moodysson movie

‘You, the Living’ named as Sweden’s Oscar candidate

‘You, the Living’ named as Sweden’s Oscar candidate

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Royal Tenenbaums director gets Swedish award

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Hollywood writers’ dispute reaches Sweden

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Romanian film takes Stockholm’s top prize

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Josef Fares in timely take on violence

Opening Knight for Sweden’s priciest movie

Opening Knight for Sweden’s priciest movie

Film critic was too generous

Film critic was too generous

Ledger’s ex to leave Sweden after star’s death

Ledger’s ex to leave Sweden after star’s death

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Swedish film-lovers fall for Mexican talent

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Stockholm to name street after Bergman

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Bergman actress Eva Dahlbeck dies

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China blocks shoot of Swedish director’s movie

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Review roundup: ‘I’m Not There’ tops the rankings

Movie review: The King of Ping Pong

Movie review: The King of Ping Pong

Movie review: Sweeney Todd

Movie review: Sweeney Todd

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Review roundup: P.S. I Love You largely unloved

Swede wins Oscar for sound

Swede wins Oscar for sound

‘Mobile porn’ funded by Swedish state

‘Mobile porn’ funded by Swedish state

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Guard acquitted after filming under woman’s skirt

Ingmar Bergman’s home up for auction

Ingmar Bergman’s home up for auction

Stellar cast makes Mamma Mia! a film worth seeing

Stellar cast makes Mamma Mia! a film worth seeing

Stockholm film festival announces award recipients

Stockholm film festival announces award recipients

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Italian outcry over Swedish ‘slander’

‘Frozen River’ wins Stockholm film festival prize

‘Frozen River’ wins Stockholm film festival prize

Do you know who I am?

Do you know who I am?

Veteran and vampires claim top Swedish movie awards

Veteran and vampires claim top Swedish movie awards

Stieg Larsson thriller proves a hit at the box office

Stieg Larsson thriller proves a hit at the box office

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Swedish film picks up Cannes award

Sweden closer to banning film censorship

Sweden closer to banning film censorship

Young Swedish film director takes Hollywood by storm

Young Swedish film director takes Hollywood by storm

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Rare Swedish films found in Polish cellar

Publicly funded ‘feminist porn’ to premiere

Publicly funded ‘feminist porn’ to premiere

‘Taxpayers should not have to fund feminist porn’

‘Taxpayers should not have to fund feminist porn’

American filmmakers take a crack at Swedish Midsummer

American filmmakers take a crack at Swedish Midsummer

Luke Perry: from 90s teen hearthrob to Swedish film star

Luke Perry: from 90s teen hearthrob to Swedish film star

Competition: win tickets to political satire In the Loop

Competition: win tickets to political satire In the Loop

Bergman’s island home to become arts centre

Bergman’s island home to become arts centre

Apocalypse soon: Disasters abound at Stockholm Film Festival

Apocalypse soon: Disasters abound at Stockholm Film Festival

Swedes scramble to join new online movie service

Swedes scramble to join new online movie service

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US film giants appeal in file-sharing case

Best Picture honours for first ‘Millennium’ thriller

Best Picture honours for first ‘Millennium’ thriller

Win tickets to the Gothenburg International Film Festival

Win tickets to the Gothenburg International Film Festival

Foundation seeks funds for Bergman centre

Foundation seeks funds for Bergman centre

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Film company seeks hairy Swedish nudists

Swedish film stirs Hollywood imagination

Swedish film stirs Hollywood imagination

New von Trier film starts shooting in Trollhättan

New von Trier film starts shooting in Trollhättan

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Amateur photographers aid police investigations

Voddler sets sights on Finland following new investment

Voddler sets sights on Finland following new investment

George Clooney says sorry over Jämtland snub

George Clooney says sorry over Jämtland snub

Sweden preps for filming of Hollywood’s ‘Tattoo’

Sweden preps for filming of Hollywood’s ‘Tattoo’

Complaint filed over ‘Tattoo’ traffic snarl

Complaint filed over ‘Tattoo’ traffic snarl

Swedish director wins award at Doha film fest

Swedish director wins award at Doha film fest

Extreme politics and Gus Van Sant in focus at Stockholm Film Festival

Extreme politics and Gus Van Sant in focus at Stockholm Film Festival

‘Some middle-aged men choose a Harley, I chose a nose clip’

‘Some middle-aged men choose a Harley, I chose a nose clip’

Sweden gets closer to Golden Globe glory

Sweden gets closer to Golden Globe glory

Millennium’s Rapace tops Guldbagge nominations

Millennium’s Rapace tops Guldbagge nominations

Sweden opens first-ever cinema for dogs

Sweden opens first-ever cinema for dogs

Swedish actress Lena Nyman dies

Swedish actress Lena Nyman dies

Foreign language Oscar to Persbrandt film

Foreign language Oscar to Persbrandt film

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Swedish film crew arrested in Azerbaijan

Swedish film crew to return from Azerbaijan

Swedish film crew to return from Azerbaijan

Facebook gives kissing women film ad the boot

Facebook gives kissing women film ad the boot

Swedish ‘Snabba cash’ actor finds more Hollywood success

Swedish ‘Snabba cash’ actor finds more Hollywood success

YouTube ‘game’ sends Swedish teen to hospital

YouTube ‘game’ sends Swedish teen to hospital

Love is in the air at 2011 Stockholm Film Festival

Love is in the air at 2011 Stockholm Film Festival

Sweden’s Kinnaman snags new RoboCop lead

Sweden’s Kinnaman snags new RoboCop lead

Second Swede to appear in new Bond blockbuster

Second Swede to appear in new Bond blockbuster

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Swedish cops fooled by student ‘sniper’

Nude model ‘scarred’ by sex addict’s spying

Nude model ‘scarred’ by sex addict’s spying

‘Racist’ ads removed for Swedish kids’ film

‘Racist’ ads removed for Swedish kids’ film

US filmmaker aims to ‘capture the essence of Swedish summer’

US filmmaker aims to ‘capture the essence of Swedish summer’

New film tackles Olof Palme’s complex legacy

New film tackles Olof Palme’s complex legacy

‘Olof Palme was more American than Swedish’

‘Olof Palme was more American than Swedish’

Netflix launches film streaming in Sweden

Netflix launches film streaming in Sweden

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Man charged over hidden camera sex film scandal

Power, Pussy Riot and Redford hit Stockholm

Power, Pussy Riot and Redford hit Stockholm

Bleak future for Swedish cinemas: expert

Bleak future for Swedish cinemas: expert

Twilight fans’ blood boils as Swedish age limit upheld

Twilight fans’ blood boils as Swedish age limit upheld

Swedes want Ivanhoe to pick the brunette

Swedes want Ivanhoe to pick the brunette

Call Girl sweeps Swedish film nominations

Call Girl sweeps Swedish film nominations

Swedish documentary snags Oscar nomination

Swedish documentary snags Oscar nomination

Eat, Sleep, Die dominates Swedish film awards

Eat, Sleep, Die dominates Swedish film awards

Nordic ‘folklore zombie’ to hit Swedish cinemas

Nordic ‘folklore zombie’ to hit Swedish cinemas

Ten weirdest Swedish movie title translations

Ten weirdest Swedish movie title translations

Call Girl edited after Palme family complaints

Call Girl edited after Palme family complaints

Woody Allen ‘needs a story’ for Stockholm film

Woody Allen ‘needs a story’ for Stockholm film

‘Woody Allen would be wonderful for Sweden’

‘Woody Allen would be wonderful for Sweden’

Female cop suspected of assaulting Swedish drunk

Female cop suspected of assaulting Swedish drunk

US food giant sues Swedish filmmaker

US food giant sues Swedish filmmaker

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McDonalds prepares for Swedish ‘fat film’ premiere