The life and death of the legendary Swedish politician
On a Friday night in February 1986, Olof Palme was shot dead on the streets of Stockholm, changing Sweden forever overnight. Palme is the film about his life and times as a prime minister, and about the Sweden he helped to create. A man who changed history. The film focuses on the person of Olof Palme who has been overshadowed by his (still unsolved) sudden death. It contains never before shown material from Palme’s family, private snapshots and family tapes.
The Scandinavian House in cooperation with Evald Cinema within the Nordic Film Thursdays project presents the Swedish documentary
PALME (Sweden, 2012, 103 min)
Director: Kristina Lindström, Maud Nycander
Starring: Olof Palme, Lisbet Palme, Ingmar Bergman, Fidel Castro, Shirley MacLaine, Barbra Streisand, Benny Andersson, Michail Sergejevič Gorbačov, George Harrison, Jacqueline Kennedy, John Lennon, Paul McCartney, Richard Nixon, Ronald Reagan, Pete Seeger, Ringo Starr, Max von Sydow
The screening will be introduced by a short lecture about the investigation of Olof Palme’s murder and the recent press conference on this matter.
In original sound with Czech subtitles.
Admission: 130 CZK
Ticket reservation: www.evald.cz.
The Nordic Film Thursdays project is held in cooperation with the Embassy of Sweden in Prague, the Swedish Film Institute and the Swedish Institute.