Stockholm International Film Festival is proud to present the full festival program for 2017

Today the full festival program for the 28th edition of Stockholm International Film Festival is announced. 150 films from 60 different countries will be screened during the festival that takes place from the 8th to the 19th of November. 

A third of the films in this year’s festival program are directed by debutants, the festival is also joined by legens such as this year’s Lifetime Achievement Award-winner Vanessa Redgrave.

After a long and successful Hollywood-career 80 year old Vanessa Redgrave makes her debut as a director with the documentary Sea Sorrow. The film focuses on the global refugee crisis and is a part of this years Spotlight – Change.

This years Visionary Award recipient is the director Pablo Larraín. Larraín is the director behind the Academy Award-nominated Jackie (2016), with seven brilliant films in his luggage; he is now attending the Stockholm Film festival with his latest film Neruda.

The premiere movie of this year’s film festival is the critically acclaimed film The Shape Of Water by the director behind the Academy Award-winning Pan’s Labyrinth Guillermo del Toro. Del Toro also won the Gold Lion at the Venice Film Festival earlier this year.

A selection of other films that will be screened are: Thelma by Joachim Trier, Call Me By Your Name by Luca Guadagnino, The Party by Sally Porter, Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri by Martin McDonagh and last but not least Downsizing by Alexander Payne.

Tickets to the festival will be available exclusively for members on our website from 11 AM on Tuesday the 17th of October. There will also be tickets available for purchase at Hobo Hotel during the program release party.

There will also be tickets available for purchase at the festival centre in Kulturhuset. The festival centre opens on the 18th of October. There you will also find this year’s film program.  


Hollywood legend Vanessa Redgrave will receive the Stockholm Lifetime Achievement Award 2017: (infoga)

Pablo Larraín is this year’s winner of the Stockholm Visionary Award 2017:

This year’s Spotlight at Stockholm International Film Festival is Change: (infoga)

This year’s attending directors and talents:

Up and coming actors nominated for the Stockholm Rising Star Award 2017: (infoga)

Stockholms International Film Festival presents this year’s finalists in 1km film
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Stockholm International Film Festival – Program 2017: (infoga)

Press contact:
Dante Stjernberg, press manager                         

Tel: 08 677 50 09 / +46708639423

Antonia Backlund, press secretary
Tel: 070-77 87 852


Stockholms 28:e internationella filmfestival 8-19 november 2017

Stockholms internationella filmfestival startade 1990 och är idag en av Europas främsta filmfestivaler. Under festivalen visar vi 200 filmer från mer än 70 länder.  Vi arrangerar också exklusiva förhandsvisningar året om, Stockholms filmfestival Sommarbio i augusti och Stockholms filmfestival Junior som äger rum i april.