Festival Calendar

Stockholm International Film Festival

Stockholm International Film Festival
Gamla Brogatan 19
11120 Stockholm
phone +46-8-6 77 50 00
fax +46-8-20 05 90
email: info@stockholmfilmfestival.se

Festival Director
Git Scheynius

Program Director
Mr. George Ivanov

Year of Foundation 1990

Event Date from 11 November 2020 till 21 November 2020

Event Date

in Stockholm, Sweden

International Competition

Sections Stockholm Competition (first, second or third dramatic feature); Stockholm Documentary Competition (personal and original documentaries); Stockholm Impact (contemporary issues; seven feautures only); Open Zone; American Independents; Icons (showcase of the leading actors and actresses); Discovery (debut directors); Twilight Zone (genre films); Documania (biopic docs and real stories); Spotlight (focus on a current cinematic theme); Stockholm Short Film Competition; ifestival (online short film festival);

Terms of Entry Impact: World, International or European premiere requiered
no prior screening in Nordic countries, films may not be older than 12 months, short films max. 30 min., feature film over 72 min. required

Subtitles English subtitles recommended

Format 35 mm, DCP

Registration Deadline Late Deadline: 20 August 2020, After Deadline: 15 September 2020

Fees none

Attendance Figures 150,000 150,000 approx. 140.000 viewers; 120 directors and filmmakers

Participants of the Film Industry 500 industry officials

Prizes/Awards Stockholm Impact Award (120.000 USD), Bronze Horse (Best Documentary), FIPRESCI Prize, Stockholm Achievement Award, Lifetime Achievement Award, Stockholm Visionary Award, Aluminium Horse (Best Cinematography, Best Screenplay, Best Actor / Actress, Best First Feature Film, Best Short Film)

German Films


MONOS by Alejandro Landes (CO/AR/NL/DK/SE/DE/UY, Pandora Film)
SYNONYMS by Nadav Lapid (FR/IL/DE, Komplizen Film)
THE AUDITION (DAS VORSPIEL) by Ina Weisse (DE/FR, Lupa Film, Port au Prince Film & Kultur Produktion)
THE TRAITOR by Marco Bellocchio (IT/FR/BR/DE, Match Factory Productions)
Open Zone
I WAS AT HOME, BUT… (ICH WAR ZUHAUSE, ABER…) by Angela Schanelec (DE/RS, Nachmittagfilm Angela Schanelec)
THE WHISTLERS by Corneliu Porumboiu (RO/FR/DE, Komplizen Film)

Number of Films Shown 150 films from 60 countries

Media Coverage over 500 national and international journalists cover the festival

Specific Characteristics Recognized by FIAPF (International Federation of Film Producers Associations) as Competitive Spezialised Feature Film Festival.

Evaluation This is a festival for the general public. It is very professionally organized and offers the opportunity to see international films. Good attendance of film professionals with a general interest in German films.

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