Amanda Kernell

Amanda Kernell

Director

Born in 1986 in Umeå, Sweden, Amanda Kernell is a trained director of the National Film School of Denmark and has made several award-winning short films, including Northern Great Mountain, which world premiered at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival. Sami Blood (2016), her feature film debut, premiered at the 2016 Venice International Film Festival and won the Europa Cinemas Label for Best European Film, among other international festival prizes. Charter is Kernell’s second feature film.

Filmography

2020 Charter
2017 I Will Always Love You Conny (Short)
2016 Sami Blood
2015 Northern Great Mountain (Short)
2014 Paradiset (Short)
2013 The Association of Joy (Short)
2010 Det kommer aldrig att gå över (Short)
2009 Games (Short)
2009 Sharing All (Short)
2008 Semestersystern (Short)
2007 Våra discon (Short)

Amanda Kernell's films at RIFF
Charter
Open Seas
Year: 2019
Alice hasn’t seen her two children in months. After a recent and difficult divorce, her ex-husband keeps...

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