KRISTINA LINDSTRÖM & KRISTIAN PETRI
Kristina Lindström (director) is a filmmaker, journalist, and author. She has worked at SVT as a producer, project manager, and filmmaker. She has directed highly acclaimed documentaries about some of Sweden’s most famous names and faces, including Astrid (2014) and Palme (with Maud Nycander, 2012). Among others, Lindström has been awarded The Publicists big award, the Linné Prize, Kristallen, Stockholm’s Culture Prize, and the Ikaros Award.
Kristian Petri (director) is a filmmaker, writer, and culture journalist with a distinctly personal voice that transcends genre and form. Petri won Best Direction at the Guldbagge Awards for his first feature film, Between Summers (1995), which was selected for the prestigious Quinzaine des Realisateurs in Cannes. Many of his films, including The Well (2005), Details (2003), and Tokyo Noice (2002) have been critically celebrated and have been nominated for and received a number of national and international awards.
Stina Gardell, producer of The Choir, founded Mantaray Film in 2005 and has since then produced 22 documentaries with theatrical release and co-produced 9 international documentaries. Her film, Ingrid Bergman – In her Own Words premiered in Cannes and received a Golden Eye Special
Mention. She was awarded Best Documentary at Prix Italia for The Nun, 2007, and for He Thinks He’s The Best, 2012. She has also received a number of prestigious domestic film awards e.g. Guldbaggen (Swedish Academy Award), Kristallen, Ikaros and Silverfjärilen. Her films Silvana, 2017, and The Nun, 2007, won the Swedish Guldbagge Award for Best Documentary.