Sweden: Swedish Female Eye
05.05.2023 – 19.15 – Vendôme
Sweden 3: Swedish Female Gaze
As the greatest ceremonies that recompense the cinemas have once again shone in the absence of nominations of women directors in key categories, the festival is offering a program entirely composed of films made by women to place women’s views in the heart of the action. On the program : a survival kit to deal with mansplaining, the reappropriation of the urban public space, and liberated sexuality.
In collaboration with the Swedish Film Institute.
Pussy Have the Power
2014 - 14'26'' - Couleur - Sous-titres: VO ST FR/EN
Pussy Have the Power is the song improvised by four girls in a recording studio. When an established music producer walks in, they face the choice of selling out their work to something that could lead to success, while they risk losing their own message.
2018 - 14'40'' - Couleur - Sous-titres: VO ST FR/EN
Alice is together with Johannes but she doesn't have enough space to be herself. On a night out with friends, she steals a strap-on and challenges her boyfriend's thoughts about girls.
2015 @en - 10'30'' - Couleur - Sous-titres: VO ST FR/EN
Aisatou is a black actress who's been hired to record a voice-over for Stockholm's top ad agency Måns & Petter. The session starts great, but it's soon clear Måns & Petter want the ad to be a bit more "gangster".
Olivia Kastebring, Julia Gumpert, Ulrika Bandeira
2018 - 17'28'' - Couleur - Sous-titres: VO ST FR/EN
A group of Swedish women in kilts dance in public spaces and, with an infectious enthusiasm, question the perception of the female body.
2013 @en - 14'30'' - Couleur - Sous-titres: VO ST FR/EN
Behind the scenes of a porn shoot, the actors are practicing various positions. The rumour is that one of the girls is doing a double anal, an advanced routine that requires someone extremely tough.
2011 @en - 08'00'' - Couleur - Sous-titres: VO ST FR/EN
Katrin is sitting apathetically in her dump like apartement, after being cheated on and left by her boyfriend. An old lady which husband has died is wreaking havoc outside and Katrin is following the drama. Touched by the lady's emotional expression, Katrin decides to face her ex, who is back to collect some of his stuff.