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Swedish Film Festival 2016

120 baht/person

Period:08 Sep 2016 - 11 Sep 2016

Address:999/9, Rama 1 Rd., Lumphini, Pathumwan, Bangkok 10330 Thailand

Tel:+6622688888

Service day:Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday

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A selection of quality films from Sweden will be screened during the Swedish Film Festival 2016 at SF World Cinema, CentralWorld, Ratchadamri Road, from Sept 8-11.

Organised for the fifth consecutive year by the Embassy of Sweden, the festival will feature seven movies of various genres, two of which won awards at international film festivals.

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Swedish cinema at its best

A selection of quality films from Sweden will be screened during the Swedish Film Festival 2016 at SF World Cinema, CentralWorld, Ratchadamri Road, from Sept 8-11.

Organised for the fifth consecutive year by the Embassy of Sweden, the festival will feature seven movies of various genres, two of which won awards at international film festivals.

Two movies will be screened on Sept 8 and 9 starting at 6.30pm, and three on Sept 10 and 11 starting at 3.30pm. All have English subtitles (with Thai subtitles for select films). The line-up includes:

- Young Sophie Bell (2014) on Sept 8 at 6.30pm and Sept 10 at 5.30pm. Directed by Amanda Adolfsson, the drama tells the story of two high-school best friends who find their dreams of moving to Berlin crushed when one friend mysteriously disappears and the other ends up on a life-changing journey.

- Nice People (2015) on Sept 8 at 8pm and Sept 11 at 5.30pm. Directed by Anders Helgeson and Karin af Klintberg, the documentary centres on Sweden’s first-ever Somali bandy team and their struggles to make it to the World Championship in Siberia.

- Astrid Lindgren (2015) on Sept 9 at 6.30pm. Directed by Kristina Lindstrom, the documentary portrays the life of Astrid Lindgren, one of the world’s 10 most-read authors, whose books have sold 150 million copies.

- The Circle (2015) on Sept 9 at 8.15pm and Sept 11 at 7.30pm. Directed by Levan Akin, the fantasy horror film is about six teenage girls chosen to be witches and who are blessed with magical powers in order to save the world.

- We Are The Best! (2013) on Sept 10 at 3.30pm. Directed by Lukas Moodysson, the award-winning drama and musical tells of three tough and confused teenage girls who roam the streets and start a punk band without instruments.

- Underdog (2014) on Sept 10 at 7pm. Directed by Ronnie Sandahl, the award-winning drama tells about a young Swedish girl who has fled the mass unemployment of Sweden for a new life in Oslo.

- Viskan Miracles (2015) on Sept 11 at 3.30pm. Directed by John O. Olsson, the drama tells of a 20-year conflict between two families living on different sides of the river based on class antagonism, past words and inheritance.

Tickets cost 120 baht. Visit www.sfcinemacity.com or call 02-268-8888.

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999/9, Rama 1 Rd., Lumphini, Pathumwan, Bangkok 10330 Thailand

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