Stockholm International Film Festival

NAME OF FESTIVAL: Stockholm International Film Festival
SINCE: 1990
WHERE: Stockholm, Sweden
WEBSITE: www.stockholmfilmfestival.se
ABOUT THE FESTIVAL: The aim for Stockholm International Film Festival is to broaden the selection of films in Sweden with creative new films of high quality and to offer the visitor an orientation within modern film to stimulate a continuing debate.

Girlhood

Women Directors Win Top Awards at Stockholm International Film Festival

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The 25th Stockholm International Film Festival set many records including female award winners, with French director Céline Sciamma’s Girlhood winning the top prize. The film is a tale of class identity and belonging. It fills a gap among the stories that are traditionally told about Paris. The award for Best First Film went to July Jung for A Girl at my Door. Ninja Thyberg won the 1 Km Film scholarship with her short film Hot ChicksThe price enables the director to make a new short film which will be screened during the 2015 Film Festival.

21st Stockholm International Film Festival Award Winners

21st Stockholm International Film Festival Award Winners

Winter’s Bone by Debra Granik was the big winner at the Stockholm International Film Festival Award taking the prizes for Best Film, Fipresci – The International Film Critics Prize for Best Film, and lead actress, Jennifer Lawrence, taking the best prize for Best Actress.