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About Malmö

Welcome to Malmö

Malmö is Sweden’s third largest city with a young population of 310 000 inhabitants descending from 170 countries.

In Malmö you may experience the alternative borough Möllevången with, pubs, bars and cultural scenes, the beach at Ribersborg with the beautiful Kallbadhuset (a bath built in 1898, where you may enjoy saltwater swimming as well as a coffee), the western harbor where you find Turning torso, the highest residential building in Europe and a nice boardwalk by the waterfront and the outdoor pubs and restaurants at Lilla Torg and shopping for everyone.

In Malmö you find a rich cultural life within all art forms – a dynamic free cultural scene within theatre, dance, music, art, comics etc. and also institutions such as Malmö Opera, Malmö Konsthall (Art center) Malmö Muséer ( the city museum) Stadsbiblioteket (City Library). The city also arranges a lot of free culture events for the population through Sommarscen Malmö (free culture events throughout the city) and the city’s festival Malmöfestivalen

There are a number of organizations working within the film area in Malmö for example Filmcentrum Syd. Every year around 10 film festivals are arranged: the biggest ones being: BUFF the children and young people film festival,  Nordisk Panorama Nordic shorts & Doc film festival, MAFF Malmö Arab Film festival and. For those who wish to focus on documentary film there is Doc Lounge.

In 2015, two art house cinemas were established in Malmö: Cinema Spegeln at Stortorget and the new cinema Panora in Möllevången. They are run by Folkets Bio Malmö and have a special focus on film for children and young people – in a special concept called Juniora.

The city of Malmö is currently investing to develop the area of film & TV production, tourism and more.

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