Göteborg, Sweden – Started in 2007, Way Out West has become one of the biggest summer festivals in Europe. The central location in Slottsskogen city park allows it to combine concerts in the park, with Way Out West Films and Stay Out West, after-hour club gigs around the city.
This year’s musical lineup features a variety of popular music artists like the Swedish folk duo, First
New this year, is Way Out West Music Conference, a meeting place for music and film where lectures and discussions will take place together with internationally renowned profiles.
For the fifth year in a row, Way Out West Film continues to flourish, presenting an amazing variety of films that appeal to the festival goer. Like previous years, music related films remain the core of the programming, but in keeping with festival tradition, the line-up continues to feature films with a social and political perspective.
Way Out West’s fifth anniversary film line-up includes acclaimed documentaries Amy by Asif Kapadia and Brett Morgen’s, Cobain:Montage of Heck.
Director: Asif Kapadia
Screening Aug 13th at 11:30 Capitol
Cobain: Montage of Heck
Director: Brett Morgen
Screening Aug 13th at 14:00 at the Film tent (Slottskoggen)
Way Out West 2015 will also feature some exclusive World premieres such the Swedish feature film, Odödliga (Eternal Summer), the controversial Grammy winner Jonas Åkerlund’s, Roxette Diaries, which includes private footage from the members of the legendary Swedish band and Taikon, the documentary on Katarina Taikon, one of Scandinavia’s most important civil rights activists.
Odödliga (Eternal Summer)
Director Andreas Öhman
Screening Aug 14th 13:00 (Capitol)
and again Aug 15th 19:00 at the Film tent (Slottsskogen)
Director: Jonas Åkerlund
Screening Aug 15th 15:15 at the Film tent (Slottsskogen)
Director: Gellert Tamas & Lawen Mohtadi
Screening Aug 15th 13:30 (Capitol)
Check out the full Way Out West Schedule here
Way Out West 2015 takes place in Göteborg, Sweden from August 13-15th with films being screened at the Slottsskogen city park and various venues around the city. HeyUGuys will be providing coverage during the 3-day festival.