Stockholm's feminist film festival attracts Mai Zetterling

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                                                                                                             The fifth edition of Stockholm’s feminist film festival draws attention to the director, writer and actor Mai Zetterling. The festival will showcase some of Zetterling’s foremost works and will host a panel discussion on her filmmaking with, among others, actor and director Gunnel Lindblom, film scientist and writer Mariah Larsson, and directors Christina Olofson, Ingrid Ryberg and Fia-Stina Sandlund. In addition, the Swedish Film Institute’s new exhibition on Mai Zetterling will premiere at Stockholm’s feminist film festival.– Mai Zetterling is one of the pioneers in Swedish film. It will be fun to dive deep into Zetterling’s art and discuss her importance in film history, says Stephanie Thögersen, festival director of Stockholm’s feminist film festival. Films by Mai Zetterling shown underneath the festivalLoving couple (1964), The Girls (1968), We have many names (1975) and Amorosa (1986). Also featured is Christina Olofsson’s documentary In the roles (1996), about Mai Zetterling with Bibi Andersson, Harriet Andersson and Gunnel Lindblom. The screening of We have many names is carried out in collaboration with Cinemateket. Panel interviews and film screening of the girls are conducted in collaboration with Nordic Girls folks in Film. Behind the exhibition about Mai Zetterling stands the Swedish Film Institute. About Stockholm’s feminist film festival Stockholm’s feminist film festival shows films by female filmmakers and films that depict women’s lives and experiences. The festival takes place on 26 / 2-1 / 3 2020 at Skandiabiografen, Zita Folkets Bio and Filmhuset. Read more about the festival and buy festival passes by contrivance of sthlmfemfilm.se. Press contact: Stephanie Thögersen, festival managerStockholm’s feminist film festivalTel: + 46 (0) 73 555 08 30 Electronic mail: stephanie@sthlmfemfilm.seWebsite: www. sthlmfemfilm.se Stockholm’s feminist film festival is conducted with the support of the Swedish Film Institute, Space Stockholm and the City of Stockholm, and in collaboration with Girls folks in Film and TV, WIFT Sweden. Stockholm Feminist Film Festival (STIFF) wants to increase equality in the film industry and the film offering by highlighting films created by women and depicting women’s stories and experiences.sthlmfemfilm.se                                                                                             
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