Swedish film selection 2022

The Swedish Institute (SI) is pleased to offer a selection of Swedish films – feature length, documentary and short – for non-profit cultural screenings. For Swedish embassies and consulates we have together with the Swedish Film Institute (SFI) compiled complete sets of DCPs for screenings at cinemas and public auditoriums. We will offer you to download films in a DCP format for physical screenings and for cinemas. We are also currently looking at opportunities to create film events online, more details will follow. The Blu-ray box will not be distributed in 2022. Building blocks This year’s collection is highlighting contemporary Swedish feature films that have attracted attention both in Sweden and at some major international film festivals. The seven films are selected for their artistic qualities in collaboration with the cultural counsellors at several Swedish embassies. Current themes such as democracy, freedom of expression, gender equality and social equality are in focus. The film portal Presentations of all titles in the Swedish Film Selection The film portal contains press photos, film trailers, posters and press material in digital format. Instructions The Swedish representations are encouraged to initiate specific, tailor-made film events in their region. SI supports the representations and is open to discussing ideas, possibilities and requirements. For a successful film event, please carefully read and follow these instructions: How to create film events 2022 Technical information Questions and answers (Swedish and English) Subtitling The films are all subtitled in eight languages; English (uk), French, Spanish (las), Portuguese (pt), Turkish, German, Russian and Chinese (sim). Embassies that need subtitles in additional languages and wish to hire local translators can apply for financial support. Find application form below. Contact Lars Hedenstedt for more information about the full procedure. Information for other organisations The film packages are made available for Swedish embassies and consulates only. Anyone can access information about them, but to order or view the films you will need a password. If you are not a foreign mission and wish to show a Swedish film outside of Sweden, please contact your local Swedish foreign mission. If you represent a Swedish foreign mission but do not have a current password, please contact films(a)si.se. All inquiries from established international film festivals regarding movies other than the ones offered by the Swedish Institute should be referred to the international department of the Swedish Film Institute. Financial support Swedish embassies and consulates may apply for financial support of maximum SEK 40,000 for production of the printed material, language translation and travel costs and remuneration for Swedish guest speaker(s). Part of the sum applied for should be used for inviting Swedish guest speaker(s). For projects aiming to strengthen cooperation in the Baltic Sea Region the level of financial support is limited to a maximum of SEK 100,000. Up to 30 per cent of the granted sum may be used for external project management. How to apply Kindly note that you need to apply separately at the Film Portal to retrieve the requested films. Below application form does not give you access to the films. This application concerns financial support for film events surrounding the screening.  To apply for financial support for events surrounding the screening, please fill out the application form. The application must be sent in at least two months before the event. Resources are limited, and financial support may not be available at the end of the year. Limits may apply. By filling out the application form you agree to respect the copyright agreement for the material. How to report After completed event, fill out the project report for toolkits. Repayments If more than 10 per cent of the total grant has not been used, then the full amount of unused funds must be repaid to SI. Repayment shall be via UD EKO. When repaying, enter the project’s registration number (available in the agreement) and the name of your organisation in the notification field and notify the project manager in question. Contact person at the Swedish Institute For more information, please send an email to films(a)si.se or Lars Hedenstedt.

10 things to know before moving to Sweden

Plans to relocate to Sweden? We give you 10 useful things you should know before moving to Sweden.

Innovative Sweden – co-creating the future

Sweden is one of the most competitive, productive and globalised nations in the world. It’s a country of open skies and open minds, producing world-leading businesses across a large number of industries and sectors. This official presentation gives you a brief introduction to Innovative Sweden – co-creating the future. The presentation is available in Power Point with speaker’s script and as a PDF version with subtitles that can be used as a hand out. The presentation has been produced by the Swedish Institute in cooperation with Vinnova (Sweden’s innovation agency).

How Swedish democracy works – من يحكم السويد؟

Swedish democracy starts with the people, who elect representatives to parliament. And the king is not in charge of the country – the government is.

How Swedish democracy works

Swedish democracy starts with the people, who elect representatives to parliament. And the king is not in charge of the country – the government is.  

Sverige A-Ö

Sverige A-Ö is a photo exhibition presenting a general image of Sweden. The exhibition consists of 29 images, one for each letter in the Swedish alphabet, each image connecting to a Swedish word. Building blocks English booklet for printing Spanish booklet for printing. Translation by the Embassy of Sweden in Lima. Text in the booklet for translation (ENG) Booklet template for local translations in PDF format Preview of the exhibition Digital slideshow for streaming or downloading. Instructions The photo exhibition is adapted to the exhibition modules. A small booklet explaining the words is also available for translating and printing locally. The images are to be printed on 11 posters (70×100 cm) on 5 mm matte laminated KAPA or Forex boards and mounted on the exhibition modules with Velcro. 3-4 modules will be needed, but the images may also be mounted on walls. The booklet is printed in A4 format on minimum 250 gram matte paper. If you wish to translate the booklet there is a PDF template below for filling out and printing locally. The printing files can be downloaded from the link provided by SI via email. Financial support Swedish embassies and consulates may apply for financial support of maximum SEK 15,000 for producing the exhibition. How to apply To apply, please fill out the application form. The application must be sent in at least two months before the event. Resources are limited and financial support may not be available at the end of the year. Limits may apply. Individuals or organisations who would like to show the exhibit should contact the Swedish embassy or consulate in your area. How to report After completed event, fill out the project report for toolkits. Repayments If more than 10 per cent of the total grant has not been used, then the full amount of unused funds must be repaid to SI. Repayment shall be via UD EKO. When repaying, enter the project’s registration number (available in the agreement) and the name of your organisation in the notification field and notify the project manager in question. Contact at the Swedish Institute For more information, contact Michael Skoglund.

Introducing Sweden

Introducing Sweden provides a complete introduction to Sweden and Swedish society. The presentation includes information about Sweden’s size and population, about how the country developed from an agrarian society into a flourishing IT nation that is both a monarchy and democracy. It concludes with some images showing what it is like to live and work in Sweden. The presentation comprises some 22 pictures and is equipped with detailed speaker’s notes (English). It is produced for an international audience with an interest in Sweden. The PPT is set in the Sweden Sans typeface. Download the typeface here.

10 things to know about Sweden

It’s difficult to fit a country into a PowerPoint presentation. This is an attempt to boil down Sweden to ten vital facts. Discover how large Sweden is in relation to its small population, that the Equality Ombudsman is sort of king and that Midsummer is a serious matter of fun and games.

Re-dress clothes swap

Revitalise your closet in a climate-friendly way. Re-dress clothes swapping day is a fun and social activity that provides tangible environmental benefits. The garments that you are tired of or that no longer fit are new and fun for someone else. The life of the clothes will be extended and we contribute to a better environment. Many people shop for clothes despite overflowing closets. The purpose of Re-dress is to encourage people to shop less and throw out fewer clothes, to educate about the manufacturing process and raw materials, to exchange information about sustainable fashion, and to help position Sweden as sustainable country. The basic setup is for people to bring in clothes they no longer want to keep, and leave with clothes that are new and exciting to them. This toolkit in based on a concept developed by the Swedish Society for Nature Conservation (Naturskyddsföreningen). Building blocks The following material can be used for marketing and hosting the event. Each material below is available as high-resolution PDF files in English and as word template files for translation. Once you have the texts in your local language, please contact the Swedish Institute for help creating PDF files. If you decide to send them out for print at a local print office, the Swedish Institute is also happy to help deliver all necessary files. Poster Marketing poster English PDF Poster text in Word for translation Folder Folder in English PDF Folder text in Word for translation Ticket badges Ticket badges English PDF Ticket badges text in Word for translation Signs for drop-off and pick-up stations Signs for drop-off and pick-up English PDF (text-based) Signs for drop-off and pick-up English PDF (image-based) Signs text in Word for translation Inspirational stories Swedish Swap and Sustainable Fashion Day in Voronezh, Russia, November 2019: Instructions Each person brings in a number of clothes (you may want to set a maximum, and exclude intimate items) that they exchange for a ticket. Each ticket can then be used to trade in for a new item of clothing. Cost or type of clothing does not matter. The event should be completely free for all participants. Complete instructions for hosting a Re-dress event. Financial support Swedish embassies and consulates may apply for financial support of maximum 15,000 SEK for production of the printed material, language translation and travel costs and remuneration for Swedish guest speaker(s). Parts of the sum applied for should be used for inviting Swedish guest speaker(s). How to apply To apply, please fill out the application form. The application must be sent in at least two months before the event. Resources are limited, and financial support may not be available at the end of the year. Limits may apply. By filling out the application form you agree to respect the copyright agreement for the images. How to report After completed event, fill out the project report for toolkits. Repayments If more than 10 per cent of the total grant has not been used, then the full amount of unused funds must be repaid to SI. Repayment shall be via UD EKO. When repaying, enter the project’s registration number (available in the agreement) and the name of your organisation in the notification field and notify the project manager in question. Contact person at the Swedish Institute For more information, please contact Kajsa Guterstam