has been shown at

27th Brest European Short Filmfestival 2012 (in competition), France
IFEMA Internation Female Filmfestival 2012 in Malmö, Sweden

FILMBAR #6, Inkonst, Malmö
Cinema Panora in Malmö, Sweden

Asa Maria Bengtsson

visual artist from Sweden, b. 1956 in Östersund, lives and works in Malmö, where she also was educated at the Forum School of Graphics 1982-1987. She works in different techniques; video/film, sculpture, photography, drawing, video installations and public works. Her interest lies in nature, the environment and human identity. She has produced a large number of shortfilms and video installations during her years as an artist / filmmaker. She has received several grants and awards over the years. 1996 she received a ten-year long working grant from the Swedish Arts Grants Committee. She has had several exhibitions in Sweden and abroad; South Corea, China, Turkey, Russia, Chile, France, Norway, the Netherlands, Great Britain...
In 2006 she made the 35 mm short film FLOW along with the filmmaker Ewa Cederstam. The film has been shown on Swedish National Television and at several filmfestivals in Sweden and abroad, selection: Alcine Filmfestival, Madrid, Spain, Birds-eye Film Festival, ICA London UK, the World Underwater Film Festival, Antibes, France, The Filmfestival in Gothenburg, SE, the International Filmfestival in Umeå, SE, Uppsala Filmfestival, SE, TEMPO filmfestival, Stockholm, SE. It received an honorable mention as the best documentary at UmeŒ International Film Festival 2006 and the same year it was nominated for the STHLM.DOC price. In 2006 she also recieved the assignment to make
the trailerfilm for BUFF, a filmfestival in Malmö, SE.


FOR J (HD, fiction, 4 min) 2011
WHALEAD BESHTY (video, documentary, 12 min) 2011
RIVANE NEUENSCHWANDER (video, documentary, 9 min) 2010
FLOW (documentary, 35mm film, 13 min, distr. by The Swedish Filminstitute, honorary mention for the best documentary, Umeå International Filmfestival 2006, nominated for the STHLM.DOC-price 2006, screened at SVT Sweden)
BUH (35mm film, fiction, 45 sec, trailerfilm for BUFF film festival) 2006
SURFACE (video, fiction, 3 min) 2005 and more...