Run Uje Run and Charter were the big winners at the Guldbagge Awards gala, held in Stockholm tonight, with three awards each. Run Uje Run won the award for Best Film, and Amanda Kernell was chosen as Best Director for Charter. Nathan Grossman’s I Am Greta, about Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg, picked up the award for Best Documentary.
The following Guldbagge Awards were handed out at the ceremony:
Sten Ljunggren, actor
Jon Nohrstedt, producer
Awarded annually since 1964, the Guldbagge ("Golden Beetle") is the name of the Swedish Film Institute's award for achievements during the previous year. The award itself, in the form of a fantastical beetle, was designed by the artist Karl Axel Pehrson.
The Swedish Film Institute works to promote film across the board – from idea to finished product, during launch in Sweden and around the world, and by preserving films for posterity in our archives. The Guldbagge Awards are Sweden’s leading film awards and have been presented by The Swedish Film Institute since 1964. In our database The Swedish Film Database you can search for information about all Swedish feature-length films released at the cinema since 1897.