Beyond Bergman: New Swedish Cinema

An article in a recent issue of Sight and Sound noted the resurgence of Swedish cinema, emerging from the overarching shadow of Ingmar Bergman. Indeed, there has been a recent surge in production, with local audiences responding enthusiastically, and in great numbers. Besides the international success of new young directors like Lukas Moodysson, perhaps the greatest accomplishment has been the leap in representation of Sweden’s ethnic minorities – on both sides of the camera. To accompany TOGETHER, a brief example of New Swedish Cinema.

Previously in this season

Show Me Love

A vivacious, rebellious and truthful portrait of growing up and growing bolder that perfectly captures the emotional seesaw of adolescence.

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A highly enjoyable warm tale of life in a Swedish commune in 1975

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The New Country

The last film of our Swedish season follows the journey of two refugees running away from a detention center and a former beauty Queen who…

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