To get to Scandic Malmen from Stockholm Central you can take the green line- metro (tunnelbana) with the direction to Farsta Strand/Hagsätra/Skarpnäck and get off at Medborgarplatsen. Scandic Malmen is situated at Götgatan 51, only a few meters from the metro station. At the same street you will be able to find Victoria, one of the festival cinemas. Not far away from the hotel is also the cinema Filmstaden Söder and the Photography Center. In Hornstull you will find our festival venues Bio Rio, Barbro, Hornhuset and Debaser Strand Bar Brooklyn were the festival arranges several events. The easiest way to Hornstull is to take the metro red line with the direction to Norsborg/Fruängen and get off at Hornstull.
You can access a festival map here.


As a guest at Tempo Documentary Festival you have a discount when booking at our festival hotel Scandic Malmen at Götgatan 51. To access this discount you mail your booking to Scandic Malmen at and mention the code TEMPO2017 as a reference. There is also a 20% discount on food at the bistro and nice after work prices at the hotel bar when showing your Tempo accreditation.

At Scandic Malmen you will also be able to access our press and guest center where you can collect your accreditation. At the same place you will be able to watch films from our library, take a coffee, ask questions related to the festival to our staff and also meet other festival guests.

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!

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