Screening of Soviet Barbara + conversation with Lusine Djanyan

7 May 2024

We invite you to a screening at Folkets Bio Umeå of the documentary film Soviet Barbara, the Story of Ragnar Kjartansson in Moscow. The screening is arranged in collaboration with Vita kuben Norrlandsoperan and is followed by a conversation with Lusine Djanyan from Pussy Riot. The film is directed by Gaukur Úlfarsson. About the film: […]

Submit your film to the 11th edition of UEFF

2 April 2024

The registration for the section Northern Perspectives during Umeå Film Festival 2024 is now open. Registration is open until Wednesday, August 28. Answers to your application will be given at the end of September. Do you have questions? Email us at info@ueff.se. Submit your film to the section ‘Northern Perspective This is the section where […]

Registration for the film festival opens April 2th

12 March 2024

Submit your film to the festival! On April 2th we open the registration for the 2024 edition of Umeå Film Festival. We have three different categories that we accept registration for. Links to registration forms will be published on this site on April 2th.  Registration for all three categories are open from April 2 until […]

Unborn Biru wins Storspoven 2023

1 December 2023

  Every year, Umeå Film Festival awards the Storspoven film prize. It is a scholarship of SEK 25,000 given to the best film in the Northern Perspectives section, which contains films related to northern Sweden.   Of this year’s five nominated films, the winner was Unborn Biru by director Inga Elin Marakatt.   This year’s […]

After the Silence

25 August 2023

Two sisters, an accident, a father who gives his life for justice. In collaboration with Umeå Teaterförening, we offer a cross-border Brazilian guest play – a performance where filmmaker Christiane Jatahy offers us a mix of theater and film, past and present, fiction and reality. In northeastern Brazil, water is a luxury. Great inequality prevails […]