PROGRAMME 2018

  • masterclass
    Date
    September 18, 2018
    Masterclass Jennifer Saunders and Beattie Edmondson Moderator: Sally Phillips, comedian and actress Jennifer Saunders, multiple BAFTA and Emmy award winner, started as comedian at The Comedy Store and The Comic Strip in London together with Dawn French. She appeared in a few episodes of The Young Ones (Hemma Värst) before […]
  • downsyndromeweddingbanner-kopia
    Date
    September 18, 2018
    MY BIG FAT DOWN SYNDROME WEDDING COMEDY AND FREEDOM – TO BE YOURSELF AND TO BE HILARIOUS Moderator: Camilla Larsson, journalist and film critic. Head of Programme ICFF Participants: Nisti Stêrk, Sally Phillips, Annika Bellander Rune, Johanna Bergenstråhle, producenter, Jarowskij This year’s theme is Comedy and freedom. The freedom to be […]
  • castingrepresentation
    Date
    September 18, 2018
    CASTING AND REPRESENTATION Being an actor with disabilities Moderator: Nisti Stêrk, Head of Festival, ICFF In the sometimes fierce and harsh business of acting there is a group of actors that struggle even more than the others. Being blind, deaf, wheelchair bound or having Down syndrome and at the same […]
  • allahastarhemma_web_small
    Date
    September 18, 2018
    WORK IN PROGRESS: ALLA HÄSTAR HEMMA Moderator: Camilla Larsson, journalist and film critic, Head of Programme ICFF Participants: Isabella Posse Boquist, Linn Mannheimer, Isabelle Riddez, Anna Tuikka The humour collective Stallet (The Stable) had their first success with the tv-series Trettiplus (”Thirty something”). The collective, consisting of Elin Thomasdotter Extor, Isabella Posse Boquist, […]
  • kvinnlig-humor
    Date
    September 18, 2018
    FEMALE HUMOUR OR SIMPLY GOOD HUMOUR?  Moderator: Camilla Larsson, journalist and film critic, Head of Programme ICFF Participants: Members of ‘The Stable’, Ami Hallberg Pauli, Sara Young, Yvonne Skattberg A lot of great comedy is created at the moment, written and performed by women. But still there’s a prevailing idea that […]
  • aylavyu-2
    Date
    September 14, 2018
    AY LAV YU By Sermiyan Midyat, Turkiet (2010) Length: 102 min, turkish, kurdish, syrian, engelish Ibrahim (Sermiyan Midyat) returns home to his village Tinne together with his soon-to-be wife, the American Jessica, and her family. In Tinne, which does not show up on any official map, time stands still. The […]
  • colegas_1_web
    Date
    September 14, 2018
    COLEGAS By Marcelo Galvão, Brasil (2012) Length: 94 min, Portugisian, English subtitles In a heart-warming action comedy, three teens with Down syndrome escape from the institution they live in. Filled with dreams and inspiration from the movies in the institute’s library, they now go on a road trip that takes […]
  • comedianstalkfilmosamtal
    Date
    September 24, 2018
    JENNIFER SAUNDERS AND BETTIE EDMONDSON Moderators: Nisti Stêrk, Head of Festival and Camilla Larsson, Head of Programme ICFF The perhaps funniest mother and daughter duo are joining us!  Jennifer Saunders, multiple BAFTA and Emmy award winner, one half of the duo French and Saunders och the genius behind the script of the […]
  • the-discipline_1
    Date
    September 14, 2018
    DISCIPLINE Opener for ‘KISS ME NOT’ By Christophe M. Saber, Canada (2014) Length: 12 min, Arabic, English subtitles A father loses his temper and slaps his unruly child in a supermarket run by Egyptians in Lausanne, Switzerland. Another customer intervenes and soon a large group of people is involved. The […]
  • aylavyufilmochsamtal
    Date
    September 20, 2018
    Ibrahim (Sermiyan Midyat) returns home to his village Tinne together with his soon-to-be wife, the American Jessica, and her family. In Tinne, which does not show up on any official map, time stands still. The American visit creates a big stir in the closed community and from the second they […]
  • thelizardfilmochsamtal
    Date
    September 20, 2018
    Parviz Parastouei started as actor on the theatre stage when he was 15 years old. His first film appearance was in Lovers reunion (1984, Diar-e asheghan), for which he was awarded at the Teheran Fajr International Film Festival. Since then he has had leading roles in a number of films […]
  • kissmenotfilmochsamtal
    Date
    September 20, 2018
    Yasmin Raeis started her career as a fashion model but soon turned to acting. In 2010 she played one of the five leading roles in the tv-series Ard Khas by Hadi El Bagoury. Her breakthrough performance was in Mohamed Kahn’s Factory Girl (2014), for which she was awarded Best Actress […]
  • collage-slider2
    Date
    September 24, 2018
    WORK IN PROGRESS: MY BIG FAT DOWN SYNDROME WEDDING (10.30–11.15) This year’s theme is Comedy and freedom. The freedom to be and be funny as they are. Actress and comedian Nisti Stêrk is writing a feature film script with British actress Sally Phillips (Bridget Jones Diary, Miranda, Smack the Pony). […]
  • ikilledmyhusband_1_web
    Date
    September 14, 2018
    I KILLED MY HUSBAND (¡HE MATADO A MI MARIDO!) By Francisco Lupini-Basagoiti, USA (2018) Length: 138 min, English subtitles When Remedios comes home after a lunch with friends she finds her husband in bed with another woman. In the heat of the moment she fires off a gun. What to […]
  • kiss-me-not_thumb
    Date
    September 14, 2018
    KISS ME NOT By Ahmed Amer, Egypten (2017) Length: 88 min, Arabic, English subtitles This Egyptian comic mockumentary puts the spotlight on the history of the kiss in the country’s films. Fajr, the main female star in a new film set up by a young and ambitious director, decides to […]
  • lyrro-utinvandrarna-1_byline-andreas-wessberg-unlimited-stories
    Date
    September 18, 2018
    LYRRO – EMIGRANTS AND IMMIGRANTS By Peter Dalle, Sverige (2018) Length: 88 min, Swedish, English subtitles 24 years after the premiere of Yrrol – a monumentally thought-through film, Peter Dalle is back with this new film Lyrro. A short story collection providing a view of our current society with people’s […]
  • myuncle1
    Date
    September 14, 2018
    MY UNCLE By Nassim Abassi, Marocko (2016) Length: 118 min, Arabic, English subtitles Alia is a young actress dreaming of becoming a star. While spending her time in Rabat going on auditions, she is also trying to make ends meet, sharing her apartment with two lodgers. One day her ”uncle” […]
  • the-lizard-2
    Date
    September 14, 2018
    THE LIZARD (MARMOULAK) By Kamal Tabrizi, Iran (2004) Length: 115 min, persian, english subtitles Career criminal Reza (Parviz Parastouei) gets caught during a robbery. He cannot stand prison and finds a way to escape, just to realise that the consequences of the jail-break are even more severe than jail itself. […]

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