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Laika presents new film project at HotDocs Forum

Laika presents new film project at HotDocs Forum

This week Laika will attend HotDocs Forum in Toronto. The project that will be pitched is Hana Mire´s film Rajada Dalka – Nations Hope about the Somali national womens team […]

Beauty And The Dogs selected for Cannes

Beauty And The Dogs selected for Cannes

Beauty and the Dogs has been selected for ”Un Certain Regard” at the 2017 Cannes Festival. Kaouther Ben Hania’s debute fiction film about a girl fighting for her restitution in […]

Photographer: Kieran Kolle.

Democracy road: Burma’s road to democracy – SVT Dokument Utifrån 4 Dec 10 pm

Norwegian documentary from 2016. After many years of military dictatorship Burma has completed their first free election. But how is it really with the democracy in the country?  When Democratic […]

Letter to Obama in Palestinian competition

Letter to Obama in Palestinian competition

Laika’s and Mohanad Salahat’s short film “Letter to Obama” has been selected to participate in Palestine Days of Cinema, which will take place from 15 – 21th of October 2016 […]

Photographer: Kieran Kolle.

Burma – a new-born democracy. Laika co-produces Democracy Road.

Laika Film & Television enters as co-producer in a film about the Burmese transmission to democracy. The Norweigian filmmaker Turid Rogne has for more than ten years followed the exiled […]

Laika to co-produce Tunisian feature

Laika to co-produce Tunisian feature

Laika Film has entered a Tunisian film: Beauty and the Dogs, as the Swedish delegate producer. The film, written and directed by Kaother Ben Hania deals with a young woman […]

New interview with Abdulahi Hussein

New interview with Abdulahi Hussein

Abdulahi Hussein, main character in Laika’s film The Essence of Terror and in an upcoming film on Al Jazeera; ”The Dictator’s Friend” has given a long, interesting interview in the […]

Fortress Europe available at SVT

Fortress Europe available at SVT

The award winning series ”Fortress Europe”, broadcast in more than 15 countries is now available on SVT web. The series gives a coherent background to current European policies in refugee […]

Laikas report about the waste war in SVTs Uppdrag Granskning

Laikas report about the waste war in SVTs Uppdrag Granskning

There is a war going on over the waste from the fancy restaurants in Stockholm. The monopoly of the municipality is under attack by companies bending the rules. See the […]

The Witness selected for competition in Festival International du Grand Reportage d’Actualité et de Documentaire de Société (FIGRA).

The Witness selected for competition in Festival International du Grand Reportage d’Actualité et de Documentaire de Société (FIGRA).

Laika’s film “The Witness”, broadcast at Al Jazeera Arabic in March 2015, has been selected for competition in Festival International du Grand Reportage d’Actualité et de Documentaire de Société (FIGRA). […]

Award winning director makes film with Laika

The director Khaled Suliman al Nassiry won the Al Jazeera Golden Award at the channel’s annual film festival. Now, Laika will produce a film together with Khaled Suliman al Nassiry. […]

Laika hosts a seminar in the parliament

Laika hosts a seminar in the parliament

Laika has been invited to host a seminar about Ethiopia in the parliament. During the seminar on the 9th of December parts of the film material from the region of […]

Laika meets the journalist and editor Bheki Makhubu

Laika meets the journalist and editor Bheki Makhubu

During William Johanssons travel to Swaziland in south of Africa, he interview Bheki Makhubu, the editor for the news paper The Nation. Earlier this year Bheki Makhubu was released from […]

Nadas Revolution to Tribeca Film Center

Nadas Revolution to Tribeca Film Center

On december 6th 2015 Nadas Revolution that Laika has co-produced will be shown at the Tribeca Film Center in New York. The film screening will be followed by a debate by […]

The newspaper Al-Hayat recognizes Laikas report

The newspaper Al-Hayat recognizes Laikas report

The arabic newspaper Al-Hayat has written about Laikas Uppdrag Granskning-reportage about The Swedes in Gaza. In Laikas reportage we get to follow two families who has been stuck in Gaza […]

Swedish Radio Uppsala makes a follow-up on Laika’s reportage

Swedish Radio Uppsala makes a follow-up on Laika’s reportage about The Swedes in Gaza which was broadcasted in Uppdrag Granskning November the 11th. It’s about the family Aljaish from Uppsala […]

The Swedes in Gaza in Uppdrag Granskning

The Swedes in Gaza in Uppdrag Granskning

A bloody war breaks out the summer of 2014 between Israel and Palestine. In Gaza, where the conflict is at its worst, around 300 Swedes are at this time. Many […]

Letter to Obama to Y OIC Youth Capital Film Awards

Laikas short film Letter to Obama is one out of 20 films that have been selected to participate in the OIC Youth Capital Film Awards on the short-list. During two […]

Limestone company appeals government’s decision

Limestone company appeals government’s decision

The limestone company Nordkalk appeals the government’s decision to protect Bungetäkten in Ojnareskogen in northern Gotland and make it into a so-called Natura-2000 site. The decision was taken by the […]

Abdullahi Hussein tells his story on stage

Abdullahi Hussein tells his story on stage

Laika’s employee Abdullahi Hussein gives his story at Storydox which is a documentary stage where self-perceived stories are told and where voices that rarely gets to speak is heard. Previously […]