Nordisk Panorama 2023 Festival Programming Team
See who’s behind the film selection process at the 34th edition of Nordisk Panorama Film Festival.
Manolo Diaz Rämö
Manolo Diaz Rämö has a bachelor’s degree in Documentary film from Stockholm University of the Arts. He works as a producer, director and scriptwriter at the Malmö based production company Filmilia AB, which he co-founded. In his films he often explores a sense of longing for something unreachable, in the past or the future, usually connected to migration. His films have been nominated for numerous awards and festivals and broadcasted at Swedish Television.
Sam Groves is the Head of Programme for one of the UK’s key cultural happenings, the Flatpack Festival in Birmingham, where he has been programming since 2011. Prior to that Sam founded KINO 10, a peripatetic short film exhibition company, and was the film programmer for the UK’s largest free arts festival Artsfest. Specialising in programming shorts, animation, experimental, live cinema, and AV performances, Sam has curated work all over the world including Germany, Estonia, Hong Kong, and Thailand. Sam is also an Artist Adviser for Jerwood in the UK.
Lucile Bourliaud is a film programmer with a particular interest in short films and animation. Since 2013, she has collaborated with many international festivals, in France (Lille International Short Film Festival, Brest European Short Film Festival), Canada (Regard Festival), and the UK (Flatpack Festival). She joined the Nordisk Panorama team in 2020.
Susanne Månsson Kandell
Susanne Månsson Kandell, from the City of Malmö’s Culture Department, has the role of arranging film screenings for children and youth, in cinemas or as digital events, as a part of the cultural program offered to schools in Malmö. She graduated from the Danish Film School as a tv-producer and has a background of arranging workshops for students and teachers in filmmaking, as well as working in television and film as a production manager and producer in both Sweden and Denmark.
Daniel Lundquist graduated in arts administration in 2001. For several years he worked in various positions at the Swedish Film Institute and at the City of Malmö Culture Department. In 2009 he started working with BUFF Malmö Film Festival, the international film festival for children and young people in Malmö, Sweden. Since 2012 he is the Head of Programming at BUFF. BUFF was founded in 1984 and is a non-profit organization. The aim was, and still is, to screen good films for children and young people as well as for adults. In the cinema we get to meet different cultures, hear foreign languages and tag along on endless adventures. The festival is today an important meeting place for everyone working with children, young people and moving images.