Stockholm Film Festival proudly presents this year’s film program

Today the program of the 27th edition of the Stockholm International Film Festival is announced. 200 films from 70 countries will be screened during the festival November 9-20.

- We are very proud over this year’s exciting program with 200 films from 70 countries. Our new section Discovery presents only new directors which results in a large number of new filmmakers. Stockholm Visionary Award is awarded to the French director François Ozon and Spotlight: Identity presents films about the journey to a new identity, says Git Scheynius, festival director of Stockholm Film Festival.   

The Stockholm Film Festival inaugurates with Ken Loach’s praised film I, Daniel Blake . The middle film is Birth of a Nation by Nate Parker. Kenneth Lonergans Manchester by the Sea closes the festival. The festival will, as previously mentioned, be visited by Francis Ford Coppola who will attend two events during the festival.

Tickets are for sale starting today, Tuesday October 18, 11 am exclusively for members, at www.stockholmfilmfestival.se. The Festival Centre at Kulturhuset opens October 25. You can purchase the tickets and get the festival program there.  

Press releases about this year’s program:  

The Program

http://files.stockholmfilmfestival.se/press/releaser/2016/161018_program_eng.pdf  

Up and coming actors nominated for Stockholm Rising Star Award

http://files.stockholmfilmfestival.se/press/releaser/2016/161018_rising_star_eng.pdf  

Stockholm Film Festival presents this year’s finalists of the 1 km Film  

http://files.stockholmfilmfestival.se/press/releaser/2016/161018_1_km_film_eng.pdf  

Stockholm Visionary Award 2016 goes to director François Ozon

http://files.stockholmfilmfestival.se/press/releaser/2016/161018_Francois_Ozon_eng.pdf

This year’s Spotlight at the Stockholm Film Festival is Identity

http://files.stockholmfilmfestival.se/press/releaser/2016/161018_spotlight_eng.pdf  

Guests

http://files.stockholmfilmfestival.se/press/releaser/2016/161018_guests_eng.pdf

Press contact

Susanne Wallin, press manager                          
Tel: +468-677 50 25 / +4673-513 31 36                    
press@stockholmfilmfestival.se           

Andreas Jonsson, press assistant                                  
Tel: +468-677 50 25 / +4672-700 80 46
pressassistent@stockholmfilmfestival.se           

The 27th Stockholm International Film Festival, November 9-20, 2016

The Stockholm International Film Festival started in 1990 and is today one of the leading competitive film festivals in Europe. The festival takes place every year in November with more than 200 films from more than 60 countries. 

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The Stockholm International Film Festival started in 1990 and is today one of the leading competitive film festival in Northern Europe. The festival takes place every year in November with more than 170 films from more then 40 countries. The festival organizes exclusive screenings and the popular Summer Cinema - an outdoor mini-festival. In April the Stockholm International Film Festival Junior brings the latest films to youngsters between 6 and 16 years of age.

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