All Goteborg articles – Page 12

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    24 German films at 25th Goteborg festival


    The 25th Goteborg Film Festival (25.1. - 4.2.2002) is continuing its tradition of a large German presence and will be presenting a selection of 24 new German films which for the most part were already successful at other international festivals. In the main programme the festival-goers will be shown 14 ...

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    Euro MEDIA Programme supports 36 initiatives


    Three industry events at the forthcoming Berlinale (February 6-17) are among 36 initiatives which have been awarded over Euros 2.8m by the European Commission's MEDIA Programme as part of its support for promotional measures and film festivals. The Berlin-based events are: the European Film Promotion's (EFP) Shooting Stars showcase of ...

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    Sweden's Film I Vast to sponsor Goteborg festival


    Sweden's successful regional fund, Film I Vast has become the new backer of the Nordic Film Award at the Goteborg Film Festival. The award was instigated in 1989 by local newspaper Goteborg Posten, and has been known as the GP's Nordic Award, but from next year's 25th edition it will ...

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    Bosnian Cinema Co-Production Project launched


    Bosnian regional and federal authorities have signalled they are to make concerted efforts to provide financial support for the development of the film industry in Bosnia and Herzegovina following the successful launch of the New Bosnian Cinema Co-Production Project (NBCCP) at this years Sarajevo Film Festival. Speaking at the presentation ...

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    Sweden backs Gothenburg's CineBosnia fund


    Short film production in Bosnia-Herzegovina has been given a welcome boost by the decision of the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (SIDA) on the eve of this years Sarajevo Film Festival (August 17-25) to guarantee $28,995 (SEK 300,000) backing for the Goteborg Film Festival's CineBosnia fund. Launched in 2000, the ...

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    Ghent festival new dates don't reach summit


    The Flanders International Film Festival - Ghent has been re-scheduled to run from 8-18 October, owing to fears that a clash of dates with an EU summit in the city may cause access problems. An informal EU summit of government leaders is to be held on 19 October in the ...

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    Cool And Crazy bags top award at Goteborg


    Knut Erik Jensen's feature-length documentary Cool And Crazy (Heftig Og Begeistret) picked up the Nordic film award at Scandinavia's largest film event, the Goteborg Film Festival in Sweden, which wrapped on Saturday night. The film had its successful world premiere at the Tromso International Film Festival in Norway, but director ...

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    Sweden's NonStop takes on Flickering Lights


    Swedish sales agent NonStop Sales, launched last year at Cannes, has picked up a raft of hot Nordic titles headed by Danish feature Flickering Lights which has racked up admissions of 380,000 at the local box office. Flickering Lights , produced by Tivi Magnusson and Kim Magnusson's M&M Productions, ...

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    Dogme, Jan Troell bookend Gothenburg festival


    Dogme film When The Nights Get Longer will open Scandinavia's largest film event, the Gothenburg International Film Festival, while Jan Troell's As White As Snow closes proceedings as a world premiere. When The Nights is a tragicomedy about the hidden conflicts at a family's Christmas reunion ...

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    Goteborg fest launches fund for Bosnian producers


    The Goteborg Film Festival is playing a hand in rebuilding Bosnia-Herzegovina's film industry with the creation of the CineBosnia Film Fund, launched at this week's Sarajevo Film Festival (August 18-27). Unveiled by Goteborg director Gunnar Bergdahl and festival producer Magnus Telander, the fund will award $10,000 each year towards the ...

  • Reviews

    Angels Of The Universe (Englar Alheimsins)


    Dir: Fridrik Thor Fridriksson. Ice-Nor-Swe-Ger-Den. 2000. 95mins. Prod co: Icelandic Film Corp with the support of the Icelandic Film Fund. Co-prods: Filmhuset (Norway), Peter Rommel Film Productions, SDF, Arte and ORD German, SVT Sweden, Zentropa Productions Copenhagen. Int'l sales: Trust Film Sales, tel: (45) 3686 8788. Prod: Fridrik Thor Fridriksson. ...

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    Zentropa boards Zenith's Jenny Wagon


    White-hot Danish production outfit Zentropa will co-produce English-language western The Jenny Wagon with the UK's Zenith Productions. The film will be shot in Trollhattan, Sweden, one of the locations used for Zentropa's Palme d'Or winner Dancer In The Dark. "We learnt so much about imitating the US in Sweden when ...

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    NonStop starts up at Cannes


    Start-up Swedish international sales agent NonStop Sales is launching at Cannes with two new titles - Shit Happens , by Maans Herngren and Hannes Holm, and Norwegian picture S.O.S by Thomas Robsahm. The new online focused outfit will also handle international sales for leading Nordic producers such as Norway's ...

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    Tsatsiki sweeps the board at Swedish film awards


    Swedish children's film Tsatsiki, Mum And The Policeman dominated the Swedish Film Awards - the Guldbagga 1999 - which took place in Stockholm yesterday, winning prizes for best film, best direction, best cinematography and best script. The film, which also took the top prize at the Goteborg Film Festival ...

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    Tsatsiki racks up sales in Berlin


    Nordisk Film has sold Swedish film Tsatsiki, Mum And The Policeman to Cinemien Film & Video Distribution for Benelux and Best Film Distribution for Poland. The film, which dominated the recent Swedish Film Awards, winning prizes for best film, director, script and cinematography, has been a hot item on ...

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    Sweden's Mother, Knockout share Goteborg prize


    Lars Lennart Forsberg's My Mother Had 14 Children and Agneta Fagerstrom-Olsson's Knockout shared the Goteborg-Posten Nordic Competition Award at this year's Goteborg Film Festival (Jan 28-Feb 6). The directors of the two Swedish films were awarded SEK50,000 each. Knockout also won the Kodak NordicVision award - also ...