Swedish Film Goes Capri 9/11 June, 8 p.mThursday June 9, 8 pm
Children of the Enemy, Sweden 2021
Documentary directed by Gorki Glaser-Müller.
Patrizio Galvez travels to Syria to find and take home his seven grandchildren, born to his daughter and the notorious Swedish IS terrorist Michael Skråmo. The couple died during their time in the terrorist organization. The film illustrates both a personal tragedy and the ethical question of blaming the children for the wrongdoings of their parents.
Introduction: Kristina Kappelin, Director of Villa San Michele
Friday June 10, 8 pm
Tigers, Sweden 2021
Directed by Ronnie Sandahl with Erik Enge in the main role, the film is based on the book ”In The Shadow of The San Siro” by Martin Bengtsson. The author, an ex soccer player, was bought by the Italian club Inter for its junior team at age 16. The film describes the difficulties to be accepted and the cruelness behind the scenes in the world of high level professional soccer.
Introduction: Martin Bengtsson and the director of the Italian sports daily Corriere dello Sport, Ivan Zazzaroni. Moderator: Kristina Kappelin
Saturday June 11, 8 pm
Världens vackraste pojke (The Most Beautiful Boy in the World), Sweden 2021
Documentary directed by Kristina Lindström and Kristian Petri.
In 1971, the then 15 year old, totally unknown Swede Björn Andrésen, was chosen by Luchino Visconti for the role of Tadzio in his film Death in Venice. Andrésen reaches international fame over night, known as ”the most beautiful boy in the world”, but his life becames tragic. The film was nominated best documentary at the Sundance Festival in 2021.
Introduction by the directors and the Italian actors Michele Rosiello och Erasmo Genzini, the ”beautiful boys” of today in Italian cinema.
Moderator: Kristina Kappelin and Sweden's ambassador to Italy, Jan Björklund
Swedish Film Goes Capri is the first film festival at Villa San Michele. It is organized in collaboration with Svenska Institutet, Stockholm and the Embassy of Sweden in Rome.