Festival 2018

Warm welcome to the fourth edition of Stockholm’s Latin American Film Festival Panoramica!

During five days, we embark on a full-featured program consisting of the best films, up-to-date seminars and other activities associated with Latin America.

This year, we especially want to highlight the voices and political struggles of many women and HBTQ + people against structural violence through our theme: Sprickor. Our collaboration with the film festival Cinema Queer follows this lead as we highlight these issues in a joint program.

The festival’s opening film is the first of the many films made by women in our program. The title of this film is Zama and is the latest feature film by Argentine director Lucrecia Martel, which is now finally shown to the Stockholm public. We want to thank the French Film Festival for the cooperation to make this possible.

A good new this year is that the BrasilCine film festival has become part of Panoramica. As a former visitor of BrasilCine, we are very pleased to honor the important effort they have made for more than ten years to demonstrate the vast diversity of contemporary Brazilian film production.

This year’s edition of Panoramica is the biggest ever and we hope the program will move and inspire you. We wish you a nice festival!

Tickets and practical information


80 SEK at Bio Rio, Klarabiografen och Zita
50 SEK at Skärisbiografen

AnNual membership card: 20 SEK

The membership card is personal and mandatory for every screening together with a valid ticket for each event. The membership card is valid until August 2019 and will be sold at the Festival’s table in every cinema.

Cinema Queer’s annual membership card is also valid to all the queer films in our program. For more information, schedule and tickets, see

Practical information

Tickets can be booked or purchased via the respective cinema website:

Bio Rio, Klarabiografen, Skärisbiografen, Zita

  • It is also possible to buy tickets on site.
  • The sale opens 30 minutes before the respective film screening.
  • Purchased tickets are not redeemed.
  • We recommend to be at the movie theaters in good time for the views, otherwise it may be full.
  • All cinemas are handicapped accessible.
  • All the festival films are shown in English.
  • 15-year limit applies to all movies.


The experiences of trans people in Latin America and their representation in film

Over the past year more than 2,600 transgender people have been murdered around the world. Brazil and Mexico, two Latin American countries with a long tradition of gender diversity and political struggle to improve the rights of LGBTQ+ communities are also the countries with the highest statistics on violence and murders against transgender people. What contradictions do these statistics suggest and what strategies do the LGBTQ+ communities develop against this, not only in Latin America but also in Sweden? What role does/can film play in trans activism?

Yolanda Bohm Ramírez, Genevieve Roudané and Linn da Quebrada will discuss around these themes in relation to the documentary films The Chuntá, The Divine Divas and Tranny Fag.

In collaboration with ABF Stockholm, Cinema Queer, Trans Film Fest, RFSL Newcomers och Mexico’s Embassy in Sweden.

Women and power in Latin American film

For decades, the Latin American documentary film has followed and represented active women in political opposition. The main characters have usually found a new way of confronting the power structures that exclude and repress them through social movements or collective political contexts. But are women limited to be in power only by taking part in the big social movements? In what other ways do women resist and challenge the existing power structures? How do they use the documentary’s voice to explore, create and reflect on their relationship to power?

Directors Valentina Llorens and Lucía Gajá reflect about this topic based on their films The House in Argüello and Intimate Battles.

In collaboration with ABF Stockholm, Konstnärsnämnden, Argentina– och Mexico’s embassies in Sweden.

Panoramica <3 Cinema Queer

Together with the film festival Cinema Queer, this year we focus on Latin American queer films. We present the most exciting, breaking and up-to-date HBTQ+ films from the region. In addition to the films, there will also be panels, performances and concerts. Among other things, you will have the chance to meet the Brazilian star Linn da Quebrada. For more info, times and tickets, see


Tranny Fag
Kiko Goifman & Claudia Priscilla, Brasilien, 2018, 75 min

The Divine Divas
Leandra Leal, Brasilien, 2016, 110 min

The Chuntá
Genevieve Roudané, Mexiko, 2017, 61 min

OTHER latin amerICAN film DURING Cinema Queer


Catherine Gund & Daresha Kyi, USA/Mexico, 2017, 93 min

Today Match At 3
Clarisa Navas, Argentina, 2017, 96 min

Mexican Queer Short Films
Five Mexican short films, curated by Lourdes Gil Alvaradejo from Ambulante Film Festival:

     The Tiger’s Fight, Denisse Quintero/16 min/2016

     An Obituary For Polly, José Alberto Cerrillo/15 min/2015     

     The Loneliest Whale in the World, Álvaro M. Dobaño/12 min/2017

     Caricia, David Montes Bernal/20 min/2017

     Carina, Sandra Concepción Reynoso Estrada/12 min/2012

Panoramica c/o BrasilCine

Together with the Brazilian Film Festival, BrasilCine, we present a five-film program that becomes extra interesting and relevant given the current political situation in the country and in relation to this fall’s presidential election.

The Divine Divas
Leandra Leal, 2016, 110 min

Gustavo Pizzi, 2018, 95 min

Aly Muritiba, 2018, 105 min

Tranny Fag
Kiko Goifman & Claudia Priscilla, 2018, 75 min

The Trial
María Augusta Ramos, 2018, 100 min


Mexican Contemporary Animation: the small wonders of Animasivo 2017

Thanks to our collaboration with Animasivo, Mexico City’s Animated Film Festival, we present a fantastic bike of Mexican animated short films. It contains the following movies:

Ábrete Sésamo

Estudio Pneuma, 2017, 5:30

Amor, nuestra prisión

Carolina Corral Paredes, 2016, 5:54


Güicho Núñez y Anna Cetti, 2016, 3:50


Sofía Carrillo, 2017, 12:56


Benjamín Mugica, 2017, 6:03

Cuando me di cuenta que estaba viva

Inés Argueta Pérez, 2016, 8:45


Nuria Menchaca, 2017, 3:20

La secta de los insectos

Pablo Calvillo, 2016, 9:30

Maldita nube negra

Javiera Dolores Soledad, 2017, 2:25


Bismuto Estudio, 2017, 2:49

Nos Faltan

Lucía Gajá y Emilio Ramos, 2016, 4:30


Alexandra Castellanos, 2017  8:02


Adriana Ronquillo, 2017, 17:22

Última estación

Héctor Dávila, 2017, 5:46

V. El artificio     

Andrea Robles Jiménez, 2017,  3:48

Do not miss...

Tuesday, September 25th

18:00, Bio Rio (Hornstull strand 3)
Panoramica opens right after the screening of Zama, by the Argentine director Lucrecia Martel. In collaboration with the French Film Festival.

Opening party!
Kl. 20:00, Brooklyn Bar (Hornstull strand 4, nearby Bio Rio)
Come and celebrate that the fourth edition of Stockholm Latin American Film Festival has finally kicked off!

Wednesday, September 26th

Dominican Republic at Panoramica
At 17:00, Zita Folkets Bio (Birger Jarlsgatan 37)
The Embassy of the Dominican Republic in Sweden offers a cocktail to celebrate the screening of Cocote.

Thursday, September 27th

Violence and resistance in Mexico, panel
18:00, Zita Folkets Bio (Birger Jarlsgatan 37)
Ludovic Bonleux will talk about the situation in Mexico in connection with his film Guerrero.

Friday, September 28th

Education for deaf in Chile, panel
18:00, Klarabiografen (Kulturhuset)
Kristina Svartholm, Professor Emerita in Swedish as a Second Language for Deaf, meets the audience after the screening of the documentary Final Year.

The elections in Brazil, panel
17:45, Bio Rio (Hornstull Stand 3)
Paola Sartoretto talks about the upcoming election in Brazil in connection to the screening of the documentary film The Trial by Maria Ramos.

Saturday September 29th

Experiences of trans people in Latin American and their representation in film, seminar
15:00, Klarabiografen (Kulturhuset)
Yolanda Bohm Ramírez talks with Genevieve Roudané and Linn da Quebrada in connection to the screening of The Chuntá, The Divine Divas and Tranny Fag.

Argentina at Panoramica
17:00, Zita Folkets Bio (Birger Jarlsgatan 37)
The Embassy of Argentina in Sweden offers a cocktail to celebrate the screening of The Desert Bride and Alanis.

Party 2018!
Kl. 21:30, Brooklyn Bar (Hornstulls Strand 4, down the Bio Rio)
Come and celebrate with Dgeral, DJ Masaya and the night’s live band: Mambe & Danochilango!

Sunday, September 30th

Women and power in Latin American film, seminar
Kl. 15:30, Klarabiografen (Kulturhuset)
Directors Valentina Llorens and Lucía Gajá reflect on women and power in Latin American documentary.

Animación Mexicana Contemporánea Animasivo 2017
14:00, Zita Folkets Bio (Birger Jarlsgatan 37)
Do not miss the short film package signed by Animasivo from Mexico!

Education for deaf in Chile, panel
15:15, Skärisbiografen (Bodholmsgangen 13)
Kristina Svartholm, Professor Emerita in Swedish as a Second Language for Deaf, comments on the documentary film Final Year.

Preview of Virus Tropical
19:30, Bio Rio (Hornstull Stand 3)
Exclusive preview of the Ecuadorian-Colombian animated movie Virus Tropical. In collaboration with Filmcentrum.

Cinemas and other locations

Bio Rio

Honrstull Stand 3
117 39 Stockholm
(T) Hornstull

Bio Rio is one of the few theaters in Stockholm with a history dating back to 1940. The cinema keeps its original state and today offers Cine Bar, Cinema Clubs and more.


Beridarbansgatan 5
111 51 Stockholm
(T) T-Centralen

Klarabiografen is located in the City Cultural Theatre and is equipped with the latest digital technology. In cooperation with other actors in the film industry, the hall aims to be a center for quality cinema in Stockholm.


Bodholmsgången 13
127 48 Skärholmen
(T) Skärholmen

Located in Kulturhuset Stadsteatern in Skärholmen, Skärisbiografen is a new cinema for children and young people. Its program includes documentaries and feature films, short and animated films from different parts of the world.

Zita Folkets Bio

Birger Jarlsgatan 37
111 45 Stockholm
(T) Östermalmstorg

Zita Folkets Bio is the oldest autonomous cinema in Stockholm. The cinema’s task is to show quality films for both adults and children that do not usually appear on the bigger cinemas.

Brooklyn Bar

Hornstulls Strand 4
117 39 Stockholm
(T) Hornstull

Brooklyn Bar, located at Debaser Strand, serves the city’s tastiest sliders and has a genuine American beer Connoisseur. It is the perfect AW-hang with music and movie quiz, bokreleaser, stand-up comedy, live music and clubs!


Boskapsvägen 28
121 62 Johanneshov
(T) Globen

In the darkest corner of Slakthusområdet, Cinema Queer opens the most exciting venue in its history.


Genevieve Roudané

Genevieve is a queer filmmaker from the USA who has worked as filmmaker and activist on diverse media projects in Latin America. She made the documentary film The Chuntá after years of research, production and participation within the Chuntá dancer and the LGBTQ+ communities.


Lucía Gajá

Lucía studied Cinematography at the University Center for Cinematographic Studies (CUEC-UNAM) in Mexico City. Her work has toured more than 60 exhibitions and festivals around the world, and has been nominated for the awards of the Mexican Academy of Arts and Cinematographic Sciences, the Ariel, on three occasions. Intimate Battles is her second feature documentary.


Ludovic Bonleux

Ludovic works since 2002 as a director, producer and photographer in France, México and Latin America. His debut film The Crime of Zacarías Barrientos (2008) and his his first feature documentary film Remember Acapulco (2013) were selected at several film festivals. Guerrero is his second feature documentary film.


Valentina Llorens

Valentina was born in 1975, she has lived in Sweden and Mexico during her childhood. She studied cinema in Buenos Aires and photography and painting in London. Visual artist. Photographer. Art Director. She currently works and lives in Buenos Aires. The House of Argüello is her opera prima.