Solveig Nordlund was born in Stockholm, but has lived and worked in Portugal since more than 30 years. She works in film and television but also theatre, where she’s worked as a producer and director. In 2012 she returned to Sweden. She studied Art and Languages at the University of Stockholm and Filmstudies in Paris. She began her career as assistant director and editor, working in films by Manoel de Oliveira, Alberto Seixas Santos and João César Monteiro. She proceed on directing several documentaries both for Portuguese and Swedish television, other than short and feature films presented and awarded in Locarno, Rome, Mar del Plata, Rotterdam, Montréal, São Paulo, New York and Stockholm, among many other festivals.
Doc Alliance is a creative partnership of 7 key European documentary film festivals. Our aim is to advance the documentary genre, support its diversity and promote quality creative documentary films.