0

English

English

Stockholm Feminist Film Festival is the largest film festival for women’s films in Scandinavia. We screen films by women directors from all over the world: both features and shorts, fiction as well as documentaries. Alongside our diverse program we will also be hosting a variety of panels addressing gender equality in film, masterclasses, workshops and more.

The next edition of Stockholm Feminist Film Festival will take place Feb 26 – March 1, 2020.

Contact: info@sthlmfemfilm.se.
Press inquiries: press@sthlmfemfilm.se.

PROGRAM 2020


OPENING FILM: CHARTER

After a divorce, Alice hasn’t seen her children in two months as she awaits a custody verdict. When her son calls her in the middle of the night, Alice takes action.
Amanda Kernell | Sweden | 2020 | 94 min | Swedish with english subtitles | Q&A
Screened on 26/2 at 18.00., opened from 17.30 (Skandia)
Watch trailer here. Buy ticket here.

ÄLSKANDE PAR
Three expectant mothers think back over their sex lives.
Mai Zetterling | Sweden | 1964 | 118 min | Swedish with english subtitles
Screened on 27/2 at 15.15 (Zita)
Watch trailer here. Buy ticket here.

NOURA’S DREAM
With her abusive husband in jail and a divorce pending, Noura can grasp a happy, new life with lover Lassaad – but when the plans are upended, Noura must tap her will to fulfill her dream.
Hinde Boujemaa | Tunisia, France, Belgium, Qatar | 2019 | 92 min | Arabic with english subtitles
Screened on 27/2 at 17:30 (Zita)
Watch trailer here. Buy ticket here.

PELICAN BLOOD
A woman who trains police horses adopts her second child, a severely traumatised 5-year-old girl. When the girl shows violent and anti-social behaviour, her new mother becomes determined to help her.
Katrin Gebbe | Germany, Bulgaria | 2019 | 121 min | German with english subtitles
Screened on 27/2 at 19:30 (Zita)
Watch trailer here. Buy ticket here.

SEMINAR: OLDER WOMEN IN FILM
Breakfast seminar on the working conditions for older women in film -in front of, and behind the camera. In collaboration with Women Over 50 Film Festival.
The seminar take place 28/2 9-10am at Zita and will be held in English.

AMOROSA
About the Swedish author Agnes Von Krusenstjerna during the period of her marriage to David Sprengel. In a hallucination Agnes is brought to a mental hospital in Venice, carrying her fictitious autobiography.
Mai Zetterling | Sweden | 1986 | 117 min | Swedish with english subtitles
Screened on 28/2 at 14:15 (Zita)
Watch trailer here. Buy ticket here.

KIRUNA: A BRAND NEW WORLD
What if you got the chance to build a new society from scratch, what would it look like? And is it even possible to plan an ideal world?
Greta Stocklassa | Czech Republic | 2019 | 87 min | Swedish, arabic, saami with english subtitles | Nordic premiere!
Screened on 28/2 at 16:30 (Zita)
Watch trailer here. Buy ticket here.

ROCKS
A teenage girl who suddenly finds herself struggling to take care of herself and her younger brother.
Sarah Gavron | United Kingdom | 2019 | 93 min | english with english subtitles
Screened on 28/2 at 18:10 (Zita)
Watch trailer here. Buy ticket here.

PROXIMA
An astronaut prepares for a one-year mission aboard the International Space Station.
Alice Winocour | France, Germany | 2019 | 107 min | french, english, russian, german with english subtitles
Screened on 28/2 at 20:00 (Zita)
Watch trailer here. Buy ticket here.

FILM BREAKFAST: MARGARET ATWOOD: A WORD AFTER A WORD AFTER A WORD IS POWER
Canadian author and poet Margaret Atwood discusses her life and work.
Nancy Lang, Peter Raymont | Canada | 2019 | 92 min | english with english subtitles | premiere
Screened on 29/2 at 10:00, breakfast to be served from 09.30 (Zita)
Watch trailer here. Buy ticket here.

THE SOUVENIR
A young film student in the early ’80s becomes romantically involved with a complicated and untrustworthy man.
Joanna Hogg | United Kingdom, USA | 2019 | 120 min | english with english subtitles
Screened on 1/3 at 11:45 (Zita)
Watch trailer here. Buy ticket here.

BUDDY
In this poignant and carefully composed portrait of six service dogs and their owners, renowned documentary filmmaker Heddy Honigmann explores the close bond between animal and human.
Heddy Honigmann | Netherlands | 2018 | 86 min | dutch with english subtitles | premiere
Screened on 29/2 at 12:00 (Zita)
Watch trailer here. Buy ticket here.

SEMINAR: THE PIONEER MAI ZETTERLING
Seminar on the work and life of Mai Zetterling. The panel will be held in Swedish.

FLICKORNA
Three actresses prepare to go on the road in a theater production of Lysistrata. To be screened ater an interview The Pioneer Mai Zetterling with cooperation with Nordic Women in Film.
Mai Zetterling | Sweden | 1968 | 100 min | Swedish with english subtitles
Screened on 29/2 at 14.30 (Bio Mauritz, Filmhuset)
Buy ticket here.

THREE SUMMERS
A caretaker for luxury condominiums relies on her resourcefulness and her eye for opportunity to take advantage of whatever comes her way as her employers are caught in major corruption scandals.
Sandra Kogut | Brazil, France | 2018 | 94 min | Portuguese with english subtitles
Screened on 29/2 at 14:00 (Zita)
Watch trailer here. Buy ticket here.

iHUMAN
The documentary follows the booming artificial intelligence industry, what opportunities and challenges it brings and its impact on the global community.
Tonje Hessen Schei | Norway | 2019 | 99 min | chinese, english with english subtitles
Screened on 29/2 at 14.15 (Zita)
Watch trailer here. Buy ticket here.

A BUMP ALONG THE WAY
A boozy 44-year-old single mother becomes pregnant from a one-night-stand, much to the shame of her buttoned-up teen daughter.
Shelly Love | United Kingdom | 2019 | 95 min | english with english subtitles
Screened on 29/2 at 16.00 (Zita)
Watch trailer here. Buy ticket here.

NÅGOT ATT MINNAS
A new recording of Alice Tegnér’s classic song Frog’s song, musically interpreted by Hans Appelqvist and with new text by Martin Luuk. In six fragmentary scenes from our time, different characters sing lyrics of the song.
Niki Lindroth von Bahr | Sweden | 2019 | 5 min | Swedish with english subtitles
Screened on 29/2 at 18.00 (Zita)
Buy ticket here.

LITTLE JOE
Alice is a dedicated senior plant breeder at a corporation engaged in developing new species. Against company policy, she takes one home as a gift for her teenage son, Joe.
Jessica Hausner | United Kingdom, Austria, Germany | 2019 | 105 minutes | english with english subtitles
Screened on 29/2 at 18.00 (Zita)
Watch trailer here. Buy ticket here.

THE DAUGHTER
The bond between a father and a daughter is imperiled by matters that go unspoken and hurts that are slow to heal.
Daria Kahcheeva | Czech republic | 2019 | 15 min
Screened on 29/2 at 20.00 (Zita)
Watch trailer here. Buy ticket here.

MY ZOE
A divorced mother looks to protect her daughter after an unexpected tragedy.
Julie Delpy | United Kingdom, Germany, France | 2019 | 100 min | English with english subtitles
Screened on 29/2 at 20.00 (Zita)
Watch trailer here. Buy ticket here.

FILM BREAKFAST: HONEYLAND
The last female bee-hunter in Europe must save the bees and return the natural balance in Honeyland, when a family of nomadic beekeepers invade her land and threaten her livelihood.
Tamara Kotevska, Ljubomir Stefanov | Republic of Macedonia | 2019 | 86 min | Turkish, macedonian, serbo-croatian with english subtitles
Screened on 1/3 at 10.00 (Zita)
Watch trailer here. Buy ticket here.

FILM BREAKFAST: WATERPROOF
Aishe, after losing her husband, suddenly became the sole provider for her three children. She decides to pursue a career as a female plumber to ease her financial situation.
Daniela König | Germany, Jordan | 2019 | 90 min | Arabic with english subtitles | nordic premiere
Screened on 1/3 at 10.15 (Zita)
Watch trailer here. Buy ticket here.

PRISON FOR PROFIT
What happens when governmental and intricate care tasks like detention and rehabilitation are left to market forces and powerful international uncontrolled corporations take over?
Femke van Velzen, Ilse van Velzen | Netherlands | 2019 | 83 min | English with english subtitles | premiere
Screened on 29/2 at 12.00 (Zita)
Watch trailer here. Buy ticket here.

BREATHING UNDERWATER
A story of women of the sea who have to hold their breath to survive and of mulsum, that represents a desire and temptation that could not be contained.
Hee-Young Koh | South Korea | 2016 | 82 min | Korean with english subtitles
Screened on 1/3 at 12.00 (Östasiatiska museet)
Watch trailer here. Buy ticket here.

I ROLLERNA TRE
The trio of actresses have ostensibly gathered to pay tribute to Mai Zetterling, but also reminisce about their own careers and the illustrious figures.
Christina Olofson | Sweden | 1996 | 75 min | Swedish with english subtitles
Screened on 1/1 at 12:15 (Zita)
Buy ticket here.

SONG WITHOUT A NAME
Georgina’s newborn daughter is stolen at a fake health clinic. Her desperate search for the child leads her to the headquarters of a major newspaper, where she meets a lonely journalist who takes on the investigation.
Melina León | Peru, Spain, USA, Chile | 2020 | 97 min | Quechua, spanish with english subtitles
Screened on 1/3 at 14.00 (Zita)
Watch trailer here. Buy ticket here.

MADE IN BANGLADESH
Shimu fled her village as a child when her stepmother threatened to marry her off to a middle-aged man. Now 23 and living in the capital, she works grueling hours for paltry sums at a textile factory while her husband searches for work.
Rubaiyat Hossain | France, Bangladesh, Denmark, Portugal | 2019 | 95 min | Bengali with english subtitles
Screened on 1/3 at 14.15 (Zita)
Watch trailer here. Buy ticket here.

THE BODY REMEMBERS WHEN THE WORLD BROKE OPEN
When Áila encounters a young woman she soon discovers that the woman, Rosie has just escaped a violent assault. Áila brings her home and the two navigate the aftermath of this traumatic event.
Kathleen Hepburn, Elle-Máijá Tailfeathers | Canada, Norway | 2019 | 105 min | English | Q&A | premiere!
Screened on 1/3 at 15:50 Zita
Watch trailer here. Buy ticket here.

VI HAR MÅNGA NAMN
When UNESCO proclaimed 1975 as an international women’s year, Mai Zetterling was commissioned by the BBC and SVT to record the TV film.
Mai Zetterling | Sweden | 1976 | 51 min | Swedish with english subtitles
Screened on 1/1 at 16:00 (Bio Mauritz, Filmhuset)
Buy ticket here.

ANTIGONE
A modern adaptation of the classic Greek tragedy which falls within a social realism. To the law of men, the young Antigone apposes her own sets of values.
Sophie Desraspe | Canada | 2020 | 109 min | French with english subtitles
Screened on 1/3 at 18.00 (Zita)
Watch trailer here. Buy ticket here.

EASY LAND
Follows a Serbian refugees mother and daughter, as they struggle to navigate the many obstacles facing newcomers to Canada.
Sanja Zivkovic | Canada | 2019 | 90 min | English with english subtitles
Screened on 1/3 at 20.00 (Zita)
Watch trailer here. Buy ticket here.