SUMMER FILM SERIES: Sweden on the Screen


  • House of Sweden 2900 K Street Northwest Washington, DC, 20007 United States

SUMMER FILM SERIES: Sweden on the Screen

Cool off this Summer with a film series featuring five acclaimed contemporary Swedish films including Swedish star and Oscar winner, Alicia Vikander in Hotel.

FREE admission, Sundays at 3 PM in House of Sweden. Registration is recommended through http://embassyofsweden.eventbrite.com 
No assigned seating.

SCHEDULE

July 10- Hotel (Hotell)
Drama/black comedy R Director: Lisa Langseth
Cast: Alicia Vikander, David Dencik, Anna Bjelkerud

Erika has it all: a good job, lots of friends and a secure relationship. Until the days it all falls apart. She starts going to group therapy. The group decides to head for a place of complete anonymity – they start checking into hotels.
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July 17- We Are the Best (Vi är bäst! )
Drama/comedy G Director: Lukas Moodysson

A film by the director who did Show me love. Three 13-year old girls- Bobo, Klara and Hedvig- roam the streets and start a punk band without any instruments, even though everybody says that punk is dead. Girlpower!
Click here to view trailer

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10 Jul 2016 - 21 Aug 2016

SUMMER FILM SERIES: Sweden on the Screen

  • Alicia Vikander in Hotel Photo: B-Reel

    Cool off this Summer with a film series featuring five acclaimed contemporary Swedish films including Swedish star and Oscar winner, Alicia Vikander in Hotel.

    FREE admission, Sundays at 3 PM in House of Sweden. Registration is recommended through http://embassyofsweden.eventbrite.com 
    No assigned seating.

    SCHEDULE

    July 10- Hotel (Hotell)
    Drama/black comedy R Director: Lisa Langseth
    Cast: Alicia Vikander, David Dencik, Anna Bjelkerud

    Erika has it all: a good job, lots of friends and a secure relationship. Until the days it all falls apart. She starts going to group therapy. The group decides to head for a place of complete anonymity – they start checking into hotels.
    Click here to view trailer


    July 17- We Are the Best (Vi är bäst! )
    Drama/comedy G Director: Lukas Moodysson

    A film by the director who did Show me love. Three 13-year old girls- Bobo, Klara and Hedvig- roam the streets and start a punk band without any instruments, even though everybody says that punk is dead. Girlpower!
    Click here to view trailer


    July 24- Underdog (Svenskjävel )
    Drama PG Director: Ronnie Sandahl
    Cast: Bianca Kronlöf, Henrik Rafaelsen, Mona Kristiansen, Naomi Emelie, Christensen Beck Petronella Barker

    Dino, a young Swedish girl lands work as a housekeeper in an upper middle-class house in Oslo. She is thrown into a life very far from her own.
    Click here to view trailer

    July 31- Avalon
    Drama/Thriller NC17 Director: Axel Petersén
    Cast: Johannes Brost, Peter Carlberg, Léonore Ekstrand

    Janne, a 60-year-old party organizer intends to run a nightclub during a major tennis tournament. When an accident turns his life on its head, Janne embarks on a desperate search for a way out.
    Click here to view trailer

    Aug 14- The Circle (Cirkeln)
    Fantasy PG13 Director: Levan Akin. Music by Benny Andersson (former member of ABBA) Cast: Josefin Asplund, Leona Axelsen, Miranda Frydman, Ruth Vega Fernandez, Helena Engström

    One night when the moon appears red in the sky, six teenage girls are drawn to an abandoned park by a mysterious power. They have magical powers and must learn to work together, to save the world.
    Click here to view trailer

    Aug 21- Stockholm Stories
    Drama PG Director: Karin Fahlén
    Cast: Martin Wallström, Cecilia Frode och Julia Ragnarsson.
    Based on shortstories by the actor and author Jonas Karlsson. Music by Nathan Larson

    Stockholm Stories is a contemporary and humorous multi plot drama about five people whose paths cross during a few rainy days in November.  How much light do we need to see each other? And how much darkness to dare to meet? You need to unplug to connect.
    Click here to view trailer

    The films are part of a film package produced by Swedish Institute and the Swedish Film Institute.

    WELCOME!