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Kulturhuset Väven

Thank you!

27 November 2017

Thank you for this year’s festival! We are grateful to everyone who’s made this festival possible. The audience, guests, filmmakers, volunteers, projectionists and everyone else that has been involved in creating this edition of Umeå European Film Festival. We are also happy to announce that our ticket sales has increased by over 30 percent to […]

Hearth North wins Storspoven 2017

26 November 2017

Umeå European Film Festival and Film i Västerbottens scholarship Storspoven is annually awarded the years’ best locally produced film. This year the winner is Heart North by directors Lisa Josephson and Sophia Josephson.   The jury’s motivation: “For a film that depicts friendship in the borderland between childhood and adulthood, and at the same time […]

Stora Journalistpriset till Tom Alandh!

23 November 2017

Umeå Europeiska Filmfestival skickar sina allra största gratulationer till Tom Alandh som under torsdagskvällen tilldelades Lukas Bonniers Stora journalistpris! Vi på festivalen är obeskrivligt stolta och glada över att Alandh är gäst på vår filmfestival tillsammans med klipparen Heleen Rebel. Vi ser fram emot helgens visningar och samtal med Tom Alandh och Heleen Rebel! Läs […]

Info: Programändringar

21 November 2017

Nedan följer ändringar i programmet som gjorts, och skiljer sig från angivelserna i det tryckta programmet. Uppdateras löpande.   Tisdag 21:a november – Hobbyhorse Revolution: gästerna Elsa Salo och Mariam “Aisku” Njie har tvingats ställa in sitt Umeåbesök på grund av sjukdom och andra omständigheter. Som tur är bor flera som varit med och skapat filmen […]


19 November 2017

Storspoven is Umeå European Film Festival’s scholarship awarded to the best locally produced film of the year! The award is presented by Umeå European Film Festival together with Film i Västerbotten. Nominated in the competition for Storspoven 2017, are the films shown in the categorys Films from Västerbotten and Talang AC/BD. The award ceremony will […]

UEFF at Bildmuseet

15 November 2017

Last years’ successful concept with screenings at Bildmuseet will be repeated during this year! Only a beautiful walk along the river we will have three screenings in ‘Flexhallen’ at Bildmuseet. All screenings at Bildmuseet have free admission.   Screenings at Bildmuseet: Fiday 24th November 19:00 Queer filmmaking: The Swedish Archive for Queer moving images presents […]

Volunteers wanted

4 November 2017

The 2017 Umeå European Film Festival is soon coming up and we are looking for people who want to be volunteers at the festival! As a volunteer you get free entrance to the festival screenings (unless on scheduled duty or if the screening is sold out). If you’re interested or know someone who is, you […]

The program is released tonight!

31 October 2017

The festival programme release party is held tuesday 31th of October on Gotthards Krog in Umeå. The evening starts at 20:30 and everyone is welcome! The release is celebrated with Syster Björk (Lee Lannerblad and Francesca Vincentie) playing live followed by Blondino (Joel Dunkels) as DJ. The first 100 visitors will recieve a special goodie-bag […]

Two films are presented

21 October 2017

With one month left we present two films from this year’s festival! Italian director Luca Guadagninos new acclaimed film Call Me by Your Name, and Lithuanian director Eglė Vertelytės highly sympathetic film Miracle.   Call Me by Your Name The year is 1983, in a sun-drenched corner of northern Italy. 17-year old Elio is a […]

Buy tickets to the opening ceremony and sing-along!

17 October 2017

Now you can buy your tickets to this year’s opening ceremony and sing-along!   Opening Ceremony: Hobbyhorse Revolution + Horseface When? 21th of November. The evening starts 18:00 with a mingle, the screening starts 19:00. This year’s edition of Umeå European Film Festival opens with Finnish director Selma Vilhunens acclaimed documentary Hobbyhorse Revolution. After the film the […]