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The film Monica Z shows the world famous Swedish jazz singer, actress and icon Monica Zetterlund's life through stardom and hardship. Set in the glamour and free spirit of the early sixties in Sweden and New York. Monica, a young Swedish small town girl is dreaming of the vibrant city jazz clubs of Stockholm. She embarks on an intense journey in the limelight as a celebrated singer and actress in the golden era of jazz. Among artists and hipsters her phenomenal success leaves a trail of broken love affairs and promises. English subtitles. 111 min.

Director: Per Fly
Starring: Edda Magnason, Sverrir Gudnason, Kjell Bergqvist, Vera Vitali, Cecilia Ljung, Nadja Christiansson, Johannes Wanselow, Oskar Thunberg, David Hellenius, Fredrik Lindborg, Jörgen Thorsson

Free admission. #SwedenontheScreen  
Photo: SF Studios