Directors and actors attending Stockholm Film Festival 2015

As we approach the beginning of the Stockholm International Film Festival, it is now time to book interviews.

Over 80 directors and actors from the international film industry are attending the 26th edition of the Stockholm Film Festival. Nearly all competing directors, all jury members and many others will be in Stockholm.

The jury for the Stockholm Impact Award is the artist Ai Weiwei, Director Ida Panahandeh, and Theatre director Linus Tunström. For the Stockholm XXVI Competition the jury members are Producer Mimmi Spång, Director Peter Grönlund, Director Christian Zübert, and Director Arab Nasser. The Stockholm Documentary Competition jury consists of Film Critic Stefan Nylén, Director Alexandra Dahlström, and Director Matias Meyer. And for the Stockholm XXVI Short Film Competition, Actor Saga Becker, Director Alejandro Guzman Alvarez, and Director Takeshi Fukunaga.

Make your interview requests by contacting the press department via email or phone, or make them via the press center at Hotel Kungsträdgården.

Only accredited journalists can make interview requests. And for those who haven't been accredited, follow the link: www.stockholmfilmfestival.se/en/press/press-accreditation-2015

The list is updated continously at www.stockholmfilmfestival.se/en/press

Name Role Film Country Date (Nov.)
STOCKHOLM ACHIEVEMENT AWARD
Ellen Burstyn Actor The Exorcist USA 11 & 13
STOCKHOLM LIFTETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD
Stephen Frears Director The Program England 20
STOCKHOLM VISIONARY AWARD
Yorgos Lanthimos Director The Lobster Greece *
STOCKHOLM XXVI COMPETITION
Laura Bispuri Director Sworn Virgin Italy, Switzerland, Germany, Albania, Kosovo, France *
Leyla Bouzid Director As I open my eyes Tunisia 19
Federico Borgia Regissör Clever Uruguay 20
Francisco Magnou Producent Clever Uruguay *
Lili Horváth Director The Wednesday Child Hungary 19
Jonas Carpignano Director Mediterranea Italy 9 & 10
Magnus von Horn Director Efterskalv Sweden All days
Gabriel Mascaro Director Neon Bull Brazil 11
Luk Yee-Sum Director Lazy Hazy Crazy China 14
Hermon Hailay Director Price of Love Etiopia 17
Ida Panahandeh Director Nahid Iran 18
Arsalan Amiri Screenwriter Nahid Iran 18
David Pablos Director The Chosen Ones Mexico 19
Alanté Kavaïté Director The Summer of Sangaile Lithuania 21
Joachim Trier Director Louder Than Bombs Norway, France, Denmark All days
STOCKHOLM DOCUMENTARY COMPETITION
Ertugrul Mavioglu Director Bakur Turkey 16 & 17
Liang Zhao Director Behemoth China 11
Mukunda Angulo och Eddie Vaughan Brothers Wolfpack USA 12
Megan Delaney Producer Wolfpack USA 12
Renato De Maria Director Italian Gangsters Italy *
Erik Gandini Director The Swedish Theory of Love Sweden All days
STOCKHOLM IMPACT
Ai Weiwei Chairman of Impact jury China *
Lisa Aschan Director Det Vita Folket Sweden All days
Erik Matti Director Honor Thy Father Philippines *
Matias Meyer Director Yo Mexico 12
Yuval Delshad Director Baba Joon Israel *
Sterlin Harjo Director Mekko USA 12
Cyril Dion Director Tomorrow France 17
Leena Yadav Director Parched India *
SPECIAL PRESENTATIONS
Mikael Marcimain Director Gentlemen & Gangsters Sweden All days
Ninja Thyberg Director Hingsten Sweden All days
Fia-Stina Sandlund Director She’s Wild Again Tonight Sweden All days
Avi Lewis Director This Changes Everything USA, Canada *
Naomi Klein Writer This Changes Everything USA, Canada *
OPEN ZONE
Mai Masri Director 3000 nights Jordan 16
Daniel Dencik Director Gold Coast Denmark 16
Xavier Giannoli Director Marguerite France 14
Olivier Delbosc Producer Marguerite France 14
Matteo Garrone Director Tale of Tales Italy, France, Great Britain *
AMERICAN INDEPENDENTS
Bob Byington Director 7 Chinese Brothers USA *
Charles Hood Director Night Owls USA 19
Daniel Alfredsson Director Go with me USA *
ASIAN IMAGES
Di Phan Dang Director Big Father, Small Father and Other Stories Vietnam *
Rubaiyat Hossain Director Under Construction Bangladesh *
Arab Nasser Director Dégradé United Arab Emirates 19
LATIN VISIONS
Jorge Forero Director Violence Colombia 12 & 13
Alejandro Guzmán Alvarez Director Walking Distance Mexico 16
Mariana Monroyl Producer Walking Distance Mexico 16
Jacques Toulemonde Director Anna France 18
Joshua Gil Director Evilness Mexico *
SPOTLIGHT
Caroline Kernen och Tova Kurkiala Medbo Director I jakt på ett bättre liv Sweden All days
Takeshi Fukunaga Director Out of My Hand USA, Liberia 17
Simon Rouby Director Adama France 17
Jakob Brossmann Director Lampedusa in Winter Austria *
Migueltxo Molina Ayestarán Director Walls Spain *
Christian Zübert Director One breath Germany *
TWILIGHT ZONE
Can Evrenol Director Baskin Turkey 14
Dietrich Brüggeman Director Heil Germany 15
Daniel di Grado Director Alena Sweden All days
Sergio Uguet de Resayre Producer Crumbs Spain, Ethiopia *
Won-Chan Hong Director Office South Korea *
Carlos Osuna Director With The Lips Closed Colombia *
STOCKHOLM XXVI SHORT FILM COMPETITION
Gabriel Sanson Director The Sheep of Erwin S. Belgium *
Ashley McKenzie Director 4 Quarters Canada *
Ninja Thyberg Director Boys & Girls Sweden All days
Ahmed Abdullahi Director Francis Sweden All days
Stefan Constantinescu Director Prologen Sweden All days
Teresa Kuhn Director Isabel In Winter Germany *
Nelson MacDonald och Ashley McKenzie Director 4 Quarters Canada *
1 KM FILM
Christine Berglund & Sophie Vukovic Director 09:55-11:05 Ingrid Ekman, Bergsgatan 4B Sweden All days
Nathalie Alvarez Director Vi känner inget alls Sweden All days
Lovisa Sirén Director Audition Sweden All days
Caroline Ingvarsson Director Under Rymdskeppet Sweden All days
Bahar Pars Director Rinkebysvenska Sweden All days
Marcus Lindeen Director Dear Director Sweden All days
Johan Tappert Director Flykten från enplansvillorna Sweden All days
Oliver Guerpillon Director IN/UT Sweden All days
Lars Persson Director Radioamatören Sweden All days
Victor Lindgren Director Jag vill nå dig Sweden All days
iFESTIVAL
Derya Durmaz Director Mother Virgin No More Turkey *
Hanna Verboom Director Alice Netherlands *
Adrian Geyer Director Tisure Venezuela 16
Assaad Khoueiry Director The Drought Land Lebanon *
RISING STAR
Aliette Opheim Actor Det Vita Folket Sweden All days
Bianca Kronlöf Actor Svenskjävel Sweden All days
Josefin Asplund Actor Cirkeln Sweden All days
Marina Nyström Actor Aerobics - a Love story Sweden All days
Rasmus Luthander Actor Från djupet av mitt hjärta Sweden All days
Sebastian Hiort af Ornäs Actor Cirkeln Sweden All days

Christina Wenger, press manager
Tel: 468 677 50 54/ 46739-916617
press@stockholmfilmfestival.se

Weronika Pérez Borjas, press assistant
Tel: 468 677 50 54/ 46729-018628
pressassistent@stockholmfilmfestival.se 

The 26th Stockholm International Film Festival November 11-22, 2015
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.