Friday, 11/9/2018

Meet the Filmmakers: SCHOOLYARD BLUES

Interview with director Maria Eriksson-Hecht

Meet the Filmmakers: SCHOOLYARD BLUES

Director Maria Eriksson-Hecht


Write a one-sentence teaser text for your film SCHOOLYARD BLUES.

On the morning before the first day of school, a boy walks his younger brother through the harsh realities of both the schoolyard and the world beyond.

Which film was the first to deeply impress you?

"One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest"

Which actor or actress would you love to work with and why?

Mark Ruffalo. Because he's simply amazing.


What would you be if you weren’t a filmmaker?

A psychologist

Is this your first visit to Munich? What do you expect from the city and the festival?

I won't be able to visit unfortunately.



  • This film will be screened in Program 7
  • Film School: SU, Stockholm University of the Arts
  • Trailer