2022 Outfest LA LGBTQ+ Film Festival

Prejudice & Pride

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Sweden: it’s brought us tinned herring, the Volvo station wagon, and more queer movies and movie stars than you could possibly imagine. At once riveting and illuminating, filmmaker Eva Beling takes viewers on a breathlessly entertaining ride through the history of LGBTQ+ cinema in her home country, and reveals its surprisingly seismic social impact on culture in Sweden and abroad in the western world. Whether it’s Greta Garbo producing gender-bending passion projects in pre-code Hollywood, digging deeper into the psychosexual dimensions of Ingmar Bergman’s Persona, a softcore exploitation boom, or seismic arthouse classics like Fucking Åmål, there’s no shortage of fascinating chapters in this largely untold story to American audiences. If you thought The Celluloid Closet and Disclosure taught you everything you needed to know, it’s time to bust out the ABBA Gold and take notes on your new favorite queer movies you never knew existed.

  • Year
    2022
  • Runtime
    100 minutes
  • Language
    Swedish, English
  • Country
    Sweden, Finland, Iceland
  • Premiere
    North American
  • Social Media
  • Director
    Eva Beling
  • Screenwriter
    Eva Beling
  • Producer
    Eva Beling
  • Executive Producer
    Agneta J. Bergenstråhle, Eva Beling
  • Co-Producer
    Beling Films production in co-production with SVT, Film i Väst, Film Stockholm
  • Cast
    Harriet Andersson, Liv Ullmann, Bruce LaBruce, Stina Ekblad, Levan Akin, Andrea Weiss, Ella Lemhagen, Björn Elgerd, Daniel Humphrey, Jan Göransson, Laura Horak, Björn Elgerd, (Ingmar Bergman, Greta Garbo, Mauritz Stiller)
  • Cinematographer
    Niklas Nyberg
  • Editor
    Jonatan Kaye and Patrik Forsell
  • Animator
    Marcus Kristiansson
  • Composer
    Matti Bye, Mats Olsson,José González, more
  • Sound Design
    Per-Henrik Mäenpää
  • Music
    Matti Bye, Mats Olsson,José González, more