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    Here are the Dragon Award winners Sami Blood, directed by Amanda Kernell, won Dragon Award Best Nordic FilmLäs mer4 February
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    TV Prize for Best Script Goes to Nobel...The first ever Nordic prize for TV Drama scripts has been awarded.Läs mer2 February
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    Opening Ceremony 2017The 40th Göteborg Film Festival has been opened with the world premiere of Tom of Finland at Draken.Läs mer28 January
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    Here's the Program for the 2017 Göteb...All the films, seminars and themes revealed today as the program was released.Läs mer10 January
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    Tom of Finland to Open the Film Festival!...The film about the gay icon Tom of Finland will have its world premiere and open the 2017 Göteborg Film Festival!Läs mer10 January
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    Jean-Pierre and Luc Dardenne Receive Honor...“The Dardenne brothers may be the most influential filmmakers of the last twenty years."Läs mer2 December
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    New TV Award for Best ScriptGöteborg Film Festival and Nordisk Film & TV Fond launch new TV Award for Best Script.Läs mer17 November
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    Focus on Sámi FilmWe’re turning the spotlight on the north for the 40th edition of the festival.Läs mer8 November
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    New CEO at Göteborg Film FestivalMirja Wester takes over as CEO of Göteborg Film Festival. Läs mer5 October
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    International film submission is now open...Screen your film at the leading film festival in Scandinavia. Submission deadline is September 30.Läs mer30 May
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    Meet us in CannesFilm scouting before the 40th festival, industry seminars and the Nordic beach party. See you at the riviera!Läs mer9 May
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    Oscars to Danish Girl and Spotlight!...Alicia Vikander for Actress in a Supporting Role and Spotlight for best picture.Läs mer10 March
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    Dragon Award winnersLand of Mine, directed by Martin Zandvliet, won Dragon Award Best Nordic Film. Here are the winners!Läs mer6 February
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    Jealousy in ItalianLuca Guadagnino about his new drama of jealousy A Bigger Splash, with among others, Tilda Swinton and Ralph Fiennes.Läs mer4 February
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    When Music Becomes More Important Than Lif...In several of the films at the festival, music becomes a matter of life and death.Läs mer1 February
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    Life Off the LeashLaurie Anderson about the creative process, political art and her dog Lolabelle.Läs mer30 January
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    Opening Ceremony 2016The 39th festival opened with the world premiere of Måns Månssons film Yarden at cinema Draken.Läs mer29 January
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    The New Voices of NollywoodOne of the focus at the festival is the second largest film industry in the world after Bollywood.Läs mer21 January
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    Honorary Dragon Award goes to Tom Hooper...His Oscar nominated film The Danish Girl has its Swedish premiere at the festival of which he will visit Feb 3-4.Läs mer20 January
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    The Yard Opens the 39th FestivalMåns Månsson’s film adaptation of Kristian Lundberg’s book will make its world premiere at the festival.Läs mer12 January
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    And the nominees are...Eight Nordic films compete for a million crowns! Here are also the nominees for Best Nordic Documentary and TIBIDA.Läs mer12 January
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    Susanne Bier receives Nordic Honorary Drag...She will also hold a Master Class and screen her films In a Better World and Freud Leaving Home.Läs mer11 January
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    Je suis Charlie will be screened at the 39... Documentary about the terrorist attack on the French magazine Charlie Hebdo directed by Daniel and Emmanuel Leconte.Läs mer7 January
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    Big Push for TV drama at the festival...TV drama gets its own section at the festival with series from Baltasar Kormákur and Tova Magnusson among others.Läs mer21 December
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    Forbidden Music in the Eye of Conflict...The documentary They Will Have to Kill Us First will have its premiere at the festival 2016.Läs mer10 December
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    Animated Masterpiece about Being Human...Charlie Kaufmans award winning stop motion film will have its premiere at the 2016 festival. Läs mer10 December
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    Gnucci and Tami Tamaki opens the festival...Vibrant dancefloor with Gnucci and Tami Tamaki at the opening of the 39th festival at Gothenburg Studios.Läs mer26 November
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    The festival tent is back!The pounding heart of the festival with seminars, drinks, food, dj:s och other events. Läs mer26 November
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    Italy in focusViva I'ltalia! Italy will be in focus at the upcoming festival.Läs mer20 November
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    Nordic Council Film Prize to Nordic Honora...Baltasar Kormákur were awarded the Film Prize for Fúsi (Virgin Mountain).Läs mer28 October
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    Festival ♥ Book FairWe uncover 2016 years festival poster, Podcast Studio Draken Live, screening of Taikon and concert. Läs mer22 September
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    Meet us in Cannes!Meet Göteborg Film Festival in Cannes. This is what we are up to.Läs mer21 May
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    Nostradamus reports from CannesRead more and watch the seminar with Netflixs Chief Content Officer Ted Sarandos.Läs mer21 May
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    Cannes ♥ Nordic Film LabSwedish films and Nordic Film Lab casts a bright light over this years film festival in Cannes.Läs mer15 May
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    Best Nordic Film goes to In Your Arms...It was the Danish director, Samanou Acheche Sahlstrøm, who took home the Dragon Award Best Nordic Film.Läs mer31 January
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    Don't miss the latest festival news...Make sure not to miss any festival news – sign up for newsletters here!Läs mer28 January
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    Festival pod with Diana WhittenMarit talks to the director of The Vessel, a documentary about the Dutch abortion activist Rebecca Gomperts.Läs mer28 January
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    John Skoog – this year's winner of St...John Skoog receives one of the world's largest short film awards for his film Värn.Läs mer26 January
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    The conditions of immigrant filmFestivalen visar ett urval av kortfilmer som visas av immigranter. Filmerna spänner över drygt 20 år. Läs mer25 January
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    The opening of the 38th festivalThe ceremony led by Andrea Reuter marked the start of the 38th edition of Göteborg Film Festival.Läs mer24 January
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    Opening Ceremony LiveWatch the opening of the 38th festival live.Läs mer23 January
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    Still the Water, Still the IslandJonas Holmberg on Japanese film and the festival's extensive Japanese focus.Läs mer14 January
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    Red carpet and flair in the gala section...We are rolling out the red carpet for the biggest, best and most-talked about films.Läs mer8 January
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    The festival opens with danish drama...Key House Mirror, directed by Michael Noer, will inaugurate the 2015 Göteborg Film Festival.Läs mer8 January
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    TIBIDA – new talents in focusEight new rising stars are competing about the prestigious Ingmar Bergman International Debut Award.Läs mer8 January
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    Best Nordic FilmNominees to one of the largest film prizes in the world – Dragon Award Best Nordic Film.Läs mer8 January
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    Nominees to Best Nordic DocumentaryFrench sadomasochism, Canadian social workers and a free zone for pedophiles are all found in the eight films.Läs mer30 December
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    Norway – Nordic country in focusNorway is the Nordic country in focus this year, which will celebrated in a number of ways.Läs mer10 December
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    Liv Ullmann receives Nordic Honorary Drago...Actress and director Liv Ullmann will be presented with the 2015 Nordic Honorary Dragon Award.Läs mer10 December
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    Exclusive Ticket Release for Five Festival...Secure a ticket to Wild Tales, Love is All, Tokyo Tribe och Listen up Philip today!Läs mer5 December
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    Festival artists 2015Kate Boy, Linda Pira and Wildbirds & Peacedrums are just some of this years festival artists.Läs mer5 December
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    Japan in focusThe 2015 edition of the festival will present a broad and varied panorama of contemporary Japanese film.Läs mer21 November
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    Naomi Kawase will be leading the jury in G...Naomi is this coming festival’s jury chairman for The Ingmar Bergman International Debut Award. Läs mer21 November
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    This Year’s Festival Poster Made by Per Åh...This year’s artist is none other than the legendary animator Per Åhlin.Läs mer1 October
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    Focus on New Spanish and Latin American Fi...Camilla Larsson has visited the Spanish coastal town of San Sebastián for its annual film festival.Läs mer1 October
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    Congratulations Roy!The festival's honorary chairman Roy Andersson won the prestigious Golden Lion at the Venice Film Festival.Läs mer7 September
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    From the archive: Master Class with Michae...See master class from the 35th festival with the recipient of the 2012 Honorary Dragon Award.Läs mer23 April
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    New Artistic Director at the festival...Jonas Holmberg succeeds Marit Kapla as the new artistic director at Göteborg International Film Festival.Läs mer1 April
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    Ralph Fiennes in a leading role in Wes And...The Grand Budapest Hotel with the Honorary Dragon Award winner Ralph Fiennes in a leading role - now in theaters.Läs mer19 March
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    Oscars to festival filmsThree statuettes were awarded festival films we warmly recommend you to see at the cinema.Läs mer4 March
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    Festival film wins prize in BerlinCongratulations to Göran Hugo Olsson whose documentary Concerning Violence received an award at Berlinale.Läs mer18 February
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    Continued Upward Trend for the Film Festiv...Best Nordic Film Winner wants to come back - as a volunteer! Here's a small recap of the festival. Läs mer10 February
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    The party continues in Berlin!After a fantastic week with lots of film and other activities the festival is heading south - to Berlin.Läs mer4 February
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    Dragon Awards 2014Hisham Zaman wins again at the Dragon Award gala!Läs mer1 February
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    Terry Gilliam will visit the festival...His latest film The Zero Theorem, is one of this year’s festival films.Läs mer21 January
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    Koyaanisqatsi with Philip Glass in Scandin...Feb 1st there will be a screening of Koyaanisqatsi with live music by Philip Glass and his ensemble.Läs mer16 January
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    Extensive Focus on Russia at the festival...The 37th International Film Festival in Göteborg turns its gaze eastward.Läs mer17 December
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    Pussy Riot has designed the festival poste...We can proudly announce that the poster for 2014 years festival is made by Pussy Riot.Läs mer17 December
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    Nominees Startsladden - Best Swedish Short...Out of over 400 submitted contestants, we are delighted to announce the nine nominees for this year’s Startsladden.Läs mer17 December
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    Iceland is the Nordic focus at the festiva...The 2014 festival has chosen to highlight Icelandic film.Läs mer13 December