Idag startar Tempo 2015!

Ikväll startar den 16:e upplagan av Tempo Dokumentärfestival med en hel vecka fylld av filmvisningar, seminarier, utställningar, radio och mycket annat. Fredrik Gerttens Bikes vs Cars om cykelaktivism och miljöförstöring inviger festivalen på Skandiabiografen. Läs mer om några av höjdpunkterna här!

The program for Tempo 2015 is here!

Welcome to this years documentary celebration! March 2-8 we will open the doors to nine venues in Södermalm and one in Kärrtorp and invite the audience to the fascinating world of documentaries. This year we are extending the festival with one day to fit even more documentaries. We give you over 120 documentaries from all over the world including film, audio, photography, transmedia and much more.

See the full program and buy your tickets here!



Focus: The City

The City is the focus of this years festival and the programme is full of exclusive events that in different ways are connected to the topic. Through film, unique outdoor screenings, audio walks and seminars we want to create a conversation about the future of cities all over the world. Among other things we will discuss urban acitivism, gentrification and sustainable city development. When will we get a city where everyone, regardless of origin and gender can feel safe? Is that even possible? And what does that kind of city look like?

Read more about events with city focus here!

How to Tempo!

This year Tempo treats you with our biggest program ever.We’ll be screening film tuesday sunday from lunch to late at night. To help you orientate in the program we have put together a couple of recommendation packages for various tastes. In our offer “The festival package” we give you the membership card for free if you buy three tickets or more at the same occasion.

Get festival tips here!


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Bikes vs. Cars inviger

Bikes vs Cars opens

After the success of the Bananas*! films Fredrik Gertten is back with Bikes vs Cars, which we proudly present as this year’s opening film. Even before its premiere it garnered global attention thanks to its searing theme. Buy tickets for the gala premiere here. 


Ta plats - en film om Lo Kauppi

Tempo in Kärrtorp

We are happy to be able to offer our audience film screenings outside of the inner city of Stockholm, at Reflexen in Kärrtorp. Here we will host an exclusive premiere of the the new film Ta plats – en film om Lo Kauppi about the playwright/director/actor/author Lo Kauppi as well as screenings of the films Ett känsligare universum – en film om Kajsa Grytt, Ingenting är sant, allting är möjligt – en liten film om Freddie Wadling, The Circus Dynasty and Hip hop-eration.



As usual Tempo gives you a lot of premieres. Many swedish documentaries that we have been waiting for will finally meet their audience. Don’t miss films such as Transphobia, Detained and Sextemplet. This and many more swedish premieres in the program.

barbio, cred Emi Ståhl

Cinema at the bar

In our new screening room at Debaser Medis you can hang out in a bar and also watch a movie! In the cinema bar we screen films from the Music & Arts section. Read more!

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