A Fantastic Woman (Una Mujer Fantástica)
A Fantastic Woman (Una Mujer Fantástica)

The Stockholm International Film Festival today revealed the first six titles in the Fall program lineup. The 28th edition of the festival takes place November 8 to 19, 2017

A Fantastic Woman by Sebastian Lelio
The film, which depicts love and battle with great visual confidence, premiered at the Berlin Film Festival, where it was awarded three times. Maren Ade, who directed the celebrated movie “Toni Erdmann”, is a co-producer of the film that challenges the audience in the best possible way.

Wasted! The Story of Food Waste by Anna Chai, Nari Kye
Every year, a third of all food is thrown away before it even reaches consumers. The directors Anna Chai and Nari Kye want to change this behaviour with this strong, educational and hopeful documentary.

Amant Double by François Ozon
After the critically acclaimed drama “Frantz”, director François Ozon is back with an erotic thriller. The film had its world premiere at this year’s Cannes Film Festival and was nominated for the prestigious prize La Palme D’or.

Insyriated by Philippe Van Leeuw
“Insyriated” is a strong depiction of how a family caught in an apartment tries to endure another day in the Syrian war. The film blew the crowd away during Berlin film festival earlier this year and was awarded the Panorama Audience Award.

Mr. Long by Sabu
“Mr. Long “depicts the hard-boiled anti-hero from a new angle. With a unique blend of drama, humour and cooking, the film was nominated for the award for best film at the Berlin Film Festival.

This is Everything: Gigi Gorgeous by Barbara Kopple
The documentary “This is Everything: Gigi Gorgeous” is a moving film about the transwoman Gigi Gorgeous’ gender transitioning followed by thousands of fans on YouTube. The director Kopple has previously been awarded with two Oscar awards.

During the Fall, the following acclaimed films will be previewed for the film festival’s members:

On Body and Soul by Ildikó Enyedi (Golden Bear in Berlin)

120 BPM by Robin Campillo (Grand Prix in Cannes)

The Beguiled by Sofia Coppola (Best Director in Cannes)

The Nile Hilton Incident by Tarik Saleh (Grand Jury Price in Sundance)

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