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THE DIRECTORS

  Karin Wegsjö and
Janna Holmstedt


Karin Wegsjö received her education at The Dramatic Institute in Stockholm, Sweden. She is the author of many short features and documentary films. Her films have won prizes both in Sweden and abroad (Guldbagge, Golden Gate Award, among others). Her latest documentary “Don’t Count Me Out!” was recently the opening film at Nordox, China. Wegsjö is the author/director of several films for the Nobel Museum as well as the initiator of the science film festival, FILM & SCIENCE for the same museum. She also writes, directs and designs for the stage. www.wegsjo.se

Filmography
2014 ”A Film about Graphene”
2013 ”Don’t Count Me Out!”
2008 ”The Price of Food”
2008 ”Doubts”
2008 ”Life, Love and Paris, an interview with Mr Nobel”
2008 “Talking Heads”
2006 ”The Longing of Leda”
2005 ”Dinner with Albert Einstein”
2001 ”For Unto Everyone Who Has
More Will Be Given. A Film about Cambridge”
1999 ”Part of a World That Belongs To You - a Cow Film”
1997 ”The Discreet Charm of Bucharest”

Awards: Swedish National Award 2000 for Best Short Film; Best Short, Karlovy Vary, Czech Republic; Best Short, Archipelago, Rome, Italy; Golden Gate Award, USA. Best Short, Kiev, Ukraine; Honorary Jury Mention, Gava, Spain; Nominated for the Swedish National Film Award 1999; DaKino’s Documentary Prize, Romania.

Janna Holmstedt is an internationally active artist with a working base in Stockholm. She works across different media such as performance, installation, web-based projects, mappings, writing, and sound. She has been awarded a number of international artist residencies and her performance pieces have recently been shown at Weld, Stockholm; Inter Arts Centre and Teatr Weimar, Malmö; PSi#19, Stanford University, California. www.jannaholmstedt.com

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CONTACT

Press/PR
Ylva Swedenborg/Cinema Sweden
ylva[at]cinemasweden.com
+46 (0)8 98 38 48

Nu-institutet
Karin Wegsjö
karin[at]nu-institutet.org
+46 (0)70 781 13 72

Janna Holmstedt
janna[at]nu-institutet.org
+46 (0)709 700 710

www.nu-institutet.org




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