Linnea Pettersson profile

Linnea joined the Showroom as the Programming Assistant in 2016. She works across the programming and marketing teams to deliver a diverse range of events, film seasons and special screenings with partners and organisations from around the world. Linnea has a BA and MA in English Literature at the University of Sheffield - where she wrote extensively on film and started a film screening and discussion group – and has also worked with the community cinema organisation Cinema For All.

Latest blog posts by Linnea Pettersson


Berlin Film Festival: Day 8 - A busy one!

Posted 7 March 2018 by Linnea Pettersson

Oh my word did I cram a lot into today.

Madeline’s Madeline

Berlin Film Festival: Day 7 - And then… it was time for ‘Unsane’.

Posted 7 March 2018 by Linnea Pettersson

I’d managed to get one of the last tickets for the premiere, which meant I was at the very top of the Berlinale Palast - nosebleed territory!


Berlin Film Festival: Day 6 - Switching between worlds

Posted 7 March 2018 by Linnea Pettersson

Today I tried to watch films that are aimed at younger audiences or were stories about young people.

Five Fingers for Marseilles

Berlin Film Festival: Day 5 - My first trip to Kino International

Posted 7 March 2018 by Linnea Pettersson

All in all, a similar mixed bag of films watched today – but being in the International was an incredible experience and of course I’m excited to see what tomorrow will bring!

real estate

Berlin Film Festival: Day 4 - From 0 – Anarchist Cookbook in 5 minutes

Posted 7 March 2018 by Linnea Pettersson

Today I found myself popping in and out of screenings all day to make up for not seeing as many yesterday...

The Incredible Story of the Giant Pear

Berlin Film Festival: Day 3 – Young People’s Cinema

Posted 22 February 2018 by Linnea Pettersson

As the films I’ve seen over the past couple of days haven’t exactly been the cheeriest, I decided to start the day with a film I’ve been looking forward to for AGES: a Danish animation called ‘The Incredible Story of the Giant Pear’.


Berlin Film Festival: Day 1 – It’s A Corker!

Posted 22 February 2018 by Linnea Pettersson

Wow. My first film festival and it’s a corker – I’m here at the Berlinale for the next 11 days!

Science Fair

Berlin Film Festival: Day 2 – The Film Premiere

Posted 22 February 2018 by Linnea Pettersson

In the morning, I headed down to the Berlinale Palast, where the big press screenings are held. For these there’s a bit of queuing involved as you wait for the press to take their seats and for what’s remaining to get dished out to those who’ve waited.

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