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Top Swedish Films Recommended by Swedish Freaks

By SwedishFreak / December 10, 2017

One of my favorite ways to learn Swedish is to watch Swedish films. Because I don’t live in the country, I have to actively search for what to watch (not many Swedish films are advertised here). So, I went ahead and asked on Swedish Freak’s Facebook page, what is your favorite Swedish film? And I […]

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Found Bergman Script to be a Swedish Film

By SwedishFreak / November 23, 2016

Note to self. Do a post on Igmar Bergman, the “world-famous filmmaker, legendary theatre director and exceptional writer” from Sweden, who produced numerous amounts of films during the 50s, 60s and 70s. There is a whole foundation that talks about his work and life, but we won’t get into that now. A script found in 2002 of Bergman’s […]

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Fika: to Have Coffee; Coffee (Episode 4/6)

By SwedishFreak / June 21, 2016

In Fabian Schmid‘s fourth episode in his web series, he takes a look at the coffee aspect of the Swedish fika. What exactly is a lot of coffee in Sweden? What kind of coffee do they drink in Sweden? Do they really have the best coffee in the world? Watch this episode and learn more […]

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Fika: to Have Coffee; The Social Bit (Episode 2/6)

By SwedishFreak / June 18, 2016

This second episode of the documentary Fika: to Have Coffee looks at the social aspect of the Swedish coffee break. Is it really about the coffee and treats?  Or is it more about the people and a place to hang out? Perhaps it is more about taking time for a break to reflect on life […]

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Fika: to have Coffee; The Ritual (Episode 1/6)

By SwedishFreak / June 17, 2016

Fika. I love trying to explain what fika is to my American friends.  I never seem to convey the experience accurately. Thankfully, Fabian Schmid has started a 6 part documentary on the Swedish art of fika. Here is the first episode, covering the ritual of fika and what it is, and why it is so important. […]