Svenska!
Contemporary Swedish Cinema

March 8 - March 29, 2014

Pera Film parallel to Pera Museum’s Aurora: Contemporary Nordic Glass Art temporary exhibition is presenting the film program Svenska! Contemporary Swedish Cinema. This selection focuses in particular on the cinema of Sweden; the selected eight films from the past three years explore different themes and topics through impressive, fresh and vibrant storytelling. Organized in collaboration with the Consulate General of Sweden in İstanbul, the program gives a great insight into the current state of filmmaking and creativity in Sweden.

  

in collaboration

March 8

14:00 Behind Blue Skies

16:00 The Ice Dragon

18:00 The Last Sentence

March 9

13:00 Avalon

15:00 Big Boys Gone Bananas!*

17:00 Palme

March 12

19:00 TPB AFK: The Pirate Bay Away from Keyboard

March 13

19:00 Big Boys Gone Bananas!*

March 14

19:00 Call Girl

March 27

19:00 Behind Blue Skies

March 28

19:00 Palme

21:00 Avalon

March 29

12:00 The Ice Dragon

14:00 TPB AFK: The Pirate Bay Away from Keyboard

16:00 Call Girl

19:00 The Last Sentence

Avalon

Avalon

Behind Blue Skies

Behind Blue Skies

Big Boys Gone Bananas!*

Big Boys Gone Bananas!*

Call Girl

Call Girl

Palme

Palme

The Ice Dragon

The Ice Dragon

The Last Sentence

The Last Sentence

TPB AFK: The Pirate Bay Away from Keyboard

TPB AFK: The Pirate Bay Away from Keyboard

Program Trailer

Svenska!
Contemporary Swedish Cinema

This selection focuses in particular on the cinema of Sweden; the selected eight films from the past three years explore different themes and topics through impressive, fresh and vibrant storytelling. The program gives a great insight into the current state of filmmaking and creativity in Sweden.

Aurora

The glass artists hailing from Northern European countries, presented us here in İstanbul with contemporary interpretations of glass, a material inherited from past cultures.

Aurora

Venuses Throughout History

Venuses Throughout History

José Sancho does not conceal the voluptuousness of his female torsos; he highlights it. These torsos are symmetrical from front, but on the other hand, from the side, the juxtaposition of concave and convex forms creates dynamism.

Serpent Head

Serpent Head

The Greek god Apollo and his son Asklepios presided over the realm of medicine and healing. Apollo was also the god of light and sun, whose solar symbolism and association with medicine would become linked to Christ the Physician, and the resurrected.

The Welcoming of Venetian Balios to Ottoman Lands

The Welcoming of Venetian Balios to Ottoman Lands

The series of paintings depicting the audience ceremonies of European ambassadors hold a unique place among the works of Jean-Baptiste Vanmour of Valenciennes, who lived in İstanbul from 1699 until his death in 1737.