Logotyp 2022 29 nov – 4 dec
Kulturhuset Väven

Registration is open!


12 April 2022

You can now register your film for Umeå European Film Festival 2022.     Film section Perspectives from the North We accept all types of films; documentary, feature film, short film and / or feature film. Registration is free and among the registered films, some are selected for the competition for our film scholarship Storspoven […]

Thank you for a fantastic film festival!


9 December 2021

We are incredibly happy that we were able to carry out the eighth edition of the Umeå European Film Festival on site in Umeå. We have lived in uncertainty during the whole year but then suddenly we stood there on a Wednesday night at the opening ceremony with sparkling drinks, film and live music. For […]

Taming the Garden winner of this years Rödspoven


28 November 2021

From this year, the Umeå European Film Festival awards the Rödspoven film prize to a contemporary documentary film. It is a scholarship of SEK 10,000, this year the prize is a collaboration with Umeå Energi. Of this year’s three nominated films, the winner was Taming the Garden by director Salomé Jashi. The jury’s motivation is: […]

The Night Train wins Storspoven 2021


27 November 2021

  Every year, the Umeå European 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 The Night Train by director Jerry Carlsson. The […]

Competing films – Storspoven 2021


26 November 2021

Every year, Umeå European Film Festival awards the best film in the Northern Perspectives section, the Storspoven film scholarship (25 000 SEK). Through an open registration, the festival’s program group selects films that are nominated for the competition. The winner of the nominated films is then chosen by an external jury. When? The films are […]

Sing along to Les Misérables


25 November 2021

The sing along has become a tradition at the Umeå European Film Festival. Ahead of last year’s festival, the Oscar-winning film adaptation of Les Misérables was chosen by a digital vote. Now we can finally perform it. Longing ballads, powerful choral songs and comic story numbers are just waiting to be sung in this mammoth […]

Opening Ceremony


24 November 2021

It’s finally time to open the Umeå European Film Festival 2021! When? November 24 from 6:30 p.m. Where? The weaving scene. BUY TICKET Welcome to a wonderful opening night at Vävenscenen on Wednesday 24 November. The evening starts at 18:30 with mingling and a glass of bubbly in Fika! Then the salon opens where a […]

Become a volunteer at UEFF 2021


27 October 2021

Now we have enough volunteers for the film festival. Welcome to apply again next year. And big thanks on showing interest to work with us, a lot of people has applied to work with the festival this year! If you have received an email from our volunteer manager Erik with your schedule and information about […]