Mantaray Film

SILVANA - Theatrical release in Germany

2018-08-22 08:45:15

German Theatrical release for our film SILVANA, today 22nd of August! 

Find more info here.

Read about the film.




2018-08-01 11:02:17

For some people, growing old, is like going back into the closet. What role does cultural media play when it comes to understanding older HBTQ-peoples way of life? 

Dont miss out on paneltalk with our director Mette Aakerholm Gardell regarding her new film LIVING.LOVING, Thursday August 2nd at 17.00 -17.45. Find closer information here.


Critical Acclaim for the Danish-Swedish Co-production The Great Game / Fædre & Sønner

2018-06-25 12:05:08

The Danish-Swedish co-production The Great Game / Fædre & Sønner directed by Andreas Dalsgaard was theatrically release in Denmark on June 6 and has received rave reviews. We congratulate Haslund Film and everyone on the team and look forward to the film's international premiere!

The film is co-produced by Stina Gardell/Mantaray Film with support from The Swedish Film Institute and in collaboration with SVT.

Read more about the film here.



Silvana now released on DVD and streaming in Sweden

2018-04-04 10:46:28

Silvana is now available on DVD and streming (VOD) in Sweden.

The DVD has English subtitles.

It can be rented for streaming here:

The film will be released internationally later. Thanks for your patience and follow the film's page on Facebook for updates:



Danish theatrical release of SILVANA April 4

2018-04-04 10:27:24

Danish documentary specialist distributro DOXBIO release SILVANA on April 4 2018. The film will be screened, with many connected events, on over 40 cities around Denmark.

More info and tickets can be found here:


Mantaray Film x4 at Tempo Documentary Festival

2018-03-05 14:59:40

Mantaray Film has a busy program during this years edition of Tempo Documentary Festival

Two of our films are nominated to Tempo Documentary Award, Living. Loving. by Mette AA Gardell and Silvana by Mika Gustafson, Olivia Kastebring & Christina Tsiobanelis.

Stina Gardell and Stig Björkan presents their work with the documentary about Joyce Carol Oates in the work-in-progress section and Anna Weitz presents her experiences of evaluating and measuring impact in the Tempo Impact Conference.


You can find the full program here: 



Living.Loving Word Premiere in Göteborg

2018-01-29 09:25:24

World premiere for Living.Loving at Nordic Light


The Lifetime Achievment Award 2018 goes to the Director Stig Björkman

2018-01-22 21:12:30

Mantaray Films star director Stig Björkman receives The Lifetime Achievment Award Guldbagge 2018.

During the past five years, Stig Björkman and Mantaray Film have worked together on several film productions, including Ingrid Bergman: In Her Own Words (2015) and two films about Ingemar Bergman's film process: Images From The Playground (2009) and …But Film is My Mistress (2010). We are very proud of Stig and extremely excited about working with him on his newest documentary Joyce Carole Oates: I’ll Take You There (working title), with a premiere planned in late 2018. 


Three nominations to the Swedish Film Academy Award Guldbaggen 2018

2018-01-10 14:37:26

We are honored that our films "Letters to a Serial Killer" by Manal Masri and "Silvana" by Mika Gustafson, Olivia Kastebring, & Christina Tsiobanelis have been nominated for the 2018 Guldbaggen prize for Best Documentary and that Mira Falk and Brian Dyrby from "Silvana" have also been nominated for Best Sound Design.

The gala takes place January 22 2018.

Congratulations to all the nominees!


SILVANA's international premiere + Silvana Imam Live performance at IDFA November 21

2017-10-10 10:34:45

We are happy to announce that SILVANA by Mika Gustafson Olivia Kastebring & Christina Tsiobanelis will have its international premiere at the amazing IDFA documentary film festival.