Göteborg, SWEDEN – The 38th annual Göteborg Film Festival(GIFF) has begun! As the leading film festival in Scandinavia, the Göteborg Film Festival brings films from all over the world to Sweden’s second largest city.

The festival’s main goal is to be the springboard that introduces new Nordic film to the world. Since 1979, GIFF has attracted thousands of moviegoers to Göteborg every year. GIFF 2014 sold more than 136,000 tickets to over 35 000 visitors.

With over 500 films from about 80 countries, visitors to the festival will have the opportunity to see a wide variety of films at venues all over the city. GIFF 2015 not only offers great international films but the festival will also include workshops, seminars, music and industry activities, offering something for everyone.

Here are a few films we are looking forward to, check back soon for all of our reviews from the festival.

A Second Chance
Director: Susanne Bier, Denmark, Sweden, 2014

Elephant Song
Director: Charles Binamé, Canada, 2014

Love the One You Love
Director: Jenna Bass, South Africa, 2014

You’re Sleeping Nicole
Director: Stéphane Lafleur, Canada, 2014

Li’l Quinquin
Directed by Bruno Dumont, France, 2014

Learning to Drive
Director: Isabel Coixet, USA, 2014

Ruth & Alex
Directed by Richard Loncraine, USA, 2014

The 2015 Göteborg Film Festival takes place January 23rd-February 2nd with films being screened at various locations in the city. HeyUGuys will be providing coverage during the 11-day long festival.