Filmform (est. 1950) is dedicated to preservation, promotion and worldwide distribution of experimental film and video art. Constantly expanding, the distribution catalogue spans from 1924 to the present, including works by Sweden’s most prominent artists and filmmakers, available to rent for public screenings and exhibitions as well as for educational purposes.
Solodance filmed on the remarkable volcanic mountains of Lanzarote. Atom by Atom was awarded Carina Ari Grand Prix ‘young creation prize’ 2000. Pure energy in lovely dance film. Virpi Pahkinen’s distinctive choreography portrays intractable forces.
Born in 1958 in Stockholm, Sweden, where he currently lives.
Håkan Berthas studied photography and film at the New York International Centre of Photography and has a Master in documentary film from the Dramatic Institute in Stockholm, Sweden. He has worked with photography (TV, film, and stills) for the past twenty years and has made several documentaries such as Nabila, Big Mike, Mika, Assyrian and Swedish Sorcerers. Nabila was awarded at film festivals in Amsterdam, Strassbourgh, Berlin and Stockholm. Håkan Berthas directed Thin Ice (produced by WG Film) in 2006, a film about the struggle of girls and women in the northern Indian province of Ladakh to have the right to participate in the national ice hockey championship, and has since directed Hippieland, 2011 and Att fånga en fjäril i flykten, 2012.