Say Something

Isabell has grown up with a struggling single mother. But when the mother’s new boyfriend enters the family their life becomes a living hell. The mother becomes the victim of assault and Isabell’s upbringing and childhood is characterized by violence. When turned 15 Isabell has had enough and convinces her mother to contact the police and seek help. In her later teens Isabell then tries to deal with her past by moving abroad. She realizes that this is not a solution and when returning home Isabell and her mother try to deal with their problems. But are they ready?

Don’t miss the director Åsa Ekman‘s visit to the screening on March 9 at Filmstaden Söder 9!

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!