Ester Blenda

Ester Blenda is a story about the groundbreaking journalist and author Ester Blenda Nordström’s spectacular life during the 19th century first half. Ester Blenda was one of the first in Sweden to do underground journalism and her girl’s books came to inspire authors such as Astrid Lindgren. Unafraid , she traveled around the world to places such as: Lapland, South America, USA and Asia, and then returned to Stockholm to her secret love Carin. Ester Blenda was an adventurous and restless soul who lived her life without compromises – and had to pay a high price for her independence.

Don’t miss the director Anna Hylander‘s visit to the screening on March 10 at Victoria 2!

Nominees for Tempo Short Award

Eight short documentaries are competing in the Tempo Short Award for the prestigious prize for best documentary short film about a maximum of 30 minutes. Of the eight nominees, two of them have premiere screenings during the Tempo Documentary Festival 2017. Read more about the nominees here!  

Nominees for Tempo Documentary Award

The nominations for Tempo Documentary Award is now official! It is one of the biggest competions for long documentaries (over 50 minutes). All the nominated films will be screened at the 18th edition of Tempo Documentary Festival which takes place from 6 to 12 March 2017. Read more about the nominees here!

Nominated for New Doc

New Doc is Tempo Documentary Festival's talent award for promising but as yet unestablished Swedish filmmakers. Nine films are nominated in the competition, and many of them are Swedish premieres during the festival: Izabela, Promise, Raised by Krump, See the Man, Selfie and shame. Learn more about all the nominees here!  

Kim opens Tempo!

"Kim" opens Tempo Documentary Festival in 2017 and thereby get world premiere! The film is a intimate portrait of Kim Anderzon, a feminist role model who became one of our greatest actors. She created a life where the theater was the focus of both relationships and family. Read more about the movie here!