Tag: Film

Ambassador Måwe met with cultural counterparts in HCMC

On 20 January 2021 the Swedish ambassador to Vietnam H.E. Ann Måwe released a memo on a meeting with cultural counterparts in Ho Chi Minh City, as follow: Productive days in HCMC where I introduced the embassy’s new cultural officer Mr Christer Falk to counterparts in the cultural sphere. Meetings with Mr Vo Trong Nam,…

Climate change, gender equality: Nordic Film Festival in Bangkok has it all

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When the Nordic Film Festival gets going on the weekend from 27 to 29 September 2019 at Quatier CineArt in Bangkok, the focus will be on sustainability and climate change. “The Nordic countries aim to become carbon neutral and we want to send a strong message of commitment,” said Satu Suikkari-Kleven, the Finnish ambassador in…

Swedish movie banned from Film Festival in Thailand

From the 6 to 12 July, the Thailand International Film Destinations Festival took place, showcasing a number of movies filmed in Thailand. The Swedish movie “Happy Hour in Paradise” was supposed to be shown, but where banned from the festival that was held at the Paragon Cineplex in Bangkok . Four movies were banned from the festival, the most controversial being “Twilight…