Goteborg International Film Festival

NAME OF FESTIVAL: Goteborg International Film Festival (GIFF) / Göteborg Film Festival
SINCE: 1979
WHERE: Gothenburg, Sweden
WEBSITE: www.giff.se
ABOUT THE FESTIVAL: As the leading film festival in the Nordic countries, Göteborg Film Festival brings films from all over the world to Göteborg. The main goal is to be the springboard that sends new Nordic film out into the world. The festival began in 1979 and has since drawn in thousands of moviegoers to Göteborg each year. In 2015 we sold over 130,000 tickets to over 30,000 visitors who we offered 500 films from 89 countries.

2011 Göteborg International Film Festival’s Dragon Award; She Monkeys takes top Dragon Award

2011 Göteborg International Film Festival’s Dragon Award; She Monkeys takes top Dragon Award

Lisa Aschan’s feature debut She Monkeys took the top award – the Dragon Award Best Nordic Film at 2011 Göteborg International Film Festival’s Dragon Award Gala on Saturday night in Scandinavia. She Monkeys also received the FIPRESCI Award, which is handed out by the international federation of film critics. The Ingmar Bergman International Debut Award was given Blue Valentine, directed by Derek Cianfrance. The list of awards:Dragon Award Best Nordic Film: She Monkeys by Lisa […]