Film from Uppland

8 of the best of this year’s regional films. A new generation of filmmakers holding up a mirror unto their worlds, stretching from the main pedestrian street and an asylum centre in Uppsala to film schools in Canada and fantasy trips to Thailand.

TUE 26/10, 19:00 REGINA


Kvintus has achieved everything he ever dreamed of: He has a stable job, a stable relationship and a stable apartment. Everything would be perfect if he could only stop thinking about his ex. Internet has advice on what to do – but to follow it turns out to be easier said than done.

Sweden 2021 / 14:30 / Director: Virve Ivarsson / Producer: Erica Juthe, Virve Ivarsson


During a call with a customer, a burned-out telemarketer must succeed in selling to save the life of his niece.

Sweden 2021 / 12:00 / Director: Sara Dutta, Viktor Hedlund / Producer: Sara Dutta, Viktor Hedlund, Albin Falkerby Lundmark


Alone in a place beset by a perpetual sunset, a strange figure goes for a walk in its former neighborhood.

Sweden 2021 / 4:10 / Director: David Strandberg / Producer: David Strandberg


Iris was born with something extra: one chromosome more than most people. Now she’s 23 years old and wondering what the future has in store for her. Through a video diary and images from her daily life we get to know Iris and her countless thoughts and feelings about life.

Sweden 2020 / 12:43 / Director: Sylvia Krupke / Producer: Sylvia Krupke


This film came to be through the encounter, exchange and friendship with people at an asylum center in the Uppsala area, during spring and summer of 2020.

Sweden 2021 / 13:00 / Director: SU-EN / Producer: Mo no Kai


A stressed business woman enters a quirky local boutique in urgent need of a new shirt. Instead, she finds an unexpected connection, after suffering a breakdown that expresses itself in an unusual form. Unable to ignore the strange sound, the shop assistant tentatively initiates a conversation that will change them both forever…

Sweden 2021 / 9:30 / Director: Janya Cambronero Severin / Producer: Janya Cambronero Severin, Natanael Cambronero Severin


While experiencing explosive diarrhoea at a business event, a stressed out woman stumbles upon her ex fiancée in the most awkward of circumstances. This encounter forces her to confront her past, present and future, all while sitting on a toilet.

Canada 2021 / 7:08 / Director: Mel Corrigan/ Producer: Janya Cambronero Severin, Natanael Cambronero Severin


They had saved up money for the trip to Thailand and were looking forward to beautiful beaches, spicy food and full moon parties. Then, the pandemic crushed their dreams. But, instead of giving up, they rented an RV and created their own Koh Phangan in the Swedish forests.

Sweden 2021 / 9:59 / Director: Viktor Hertz, Andreas Gejke / Producer: Viktor Hertz, Andreas Gejke

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