Swedish Film Festival

Venue : Alliance Francaise Auditorium, Chennai 
Date : 11th to 13th September 2017

Schedule

1. Drifters | Tjuvheder | 2015 | 92 min | Director: Peter Grönlund | (11 Sep 2017 | 6.30 pm)

When street pusher Minna can’t pay her rent she cheats a few young criminals on a drug deal and takes the money. She happens to meet Katja, mother of a child who has been taken by the social authorities. Minna goes with Katja to an illegal residence outside of town, where a group of individuals have joined together to determine their own living conditions. Drifters is a social political drama thriller about the dealer Minna’s struggle to survive in a society lacking solidarity and response…
Awards: 6 Wins & 2 Nominations

2. A Serious Game | Den allvarsamma liken | 2016 | 115 min | Dir.: Pernilla August | (12 Sep 2017 | 6.00 pm)

A Serious Game is the story of a young couple, the journalist Arvid Stjärnblom and Lydia Stille, who fall madly in love. They are both drawn to the dream of pure, great and untainted love. Yet, the dream demands greater sacrifice than they could ever imagine. A passionate and fiery love story about the choices we have, the ones we don’t, the choices we make and the consequences that follow.
Awards: 1 Nomination

3. Martha & Niki | 2016 | 92 min | Director: Tora Mkandawire | (12 Sep 2017 – 7.45 pm)

Martha Nabwire and Niki Tsappos took 2010 part in the biggest international street dance competition, Juste Debout in Paris. It was the first time ever two women became world champions in hip hop. This film depicts Martha and Niki’s love of dance, each other and about friendship put to the test. About desires, yearning and finding the right path in life.
Awards: 2 Wins & 1 Nomination

4. Eternal summer | Odödliga | 2015 | 107 min | Director: Andreas Öhman | (13 Sep 2017 – 6.00 pm)

Isak and Em meet for the first time on a summer night in Stockholm. BAM! They leave everything behind to embark on a road trip through the breathtaking landscape of Northern Sweden. But what starts off as a carefree adventure soon turns into a panic fuelled chase. Eternal summer is a road movie about finding that someone to be your universe – and what you’re willing to do for that someone.
Awards: 1 Nomination

5. The Girl, the Mother and the Demons | 2016 | 93 min | Dir.: Suzanne Osten | (13 Sep 2017 – 7.45 pm)

Somewhere in an apartment a psychotic single mother isolates herself and her daughter among garbage and bottles with urine. Here the demons rule. They can walk through walls and closed doors. At least this is what Ti’s mother claims. But Ti can neither hear nor see the demons her mother is talking to. The Girl, the Mother and the Demons is a story about Ti and how she eventually wins over the invisible demons that controlled her mother’s life, and thus her own.

Venue : Alliance Francaise of Madras, Chennai
Date : 
11th to 13th September 2017

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