Here are the nominees for the Zalando Rising Star Award 2021

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For the thirteenth year in a row, the Stockholm International Film Festival nominates new acting talents for the Zalando Rising Star Award. The prize is awarded to an actor who has made outstanding achievements in film or television and has the potential to become tomorrow's big star.

The purpose of the award is to highlight actors early in their careers and invite them to the Stockholm Film Festival where they get the chance to make contacts in the film industry. Previous winners of the Stockholm Rising Star Award include Alicia Wikander, Filip Berg, Adam Lundgren, Alba August, Celie Sparre – and Lancelot Ncube who took home the award last year. Now it's time for a new star to be born.

Photo: Carla Orrego Veliz

This year's nominees are:

Edvin Ryding (Young Royals)
Omar Rudberg (Young Royals)
Ayaan Ahmed (Fast Cash)
Matilda Källström (Threesome)
Sofia Kappel (Pleasure)
Erik Enge (Tigers)

Winners from previous years (in Swedish):

Rising Star Award 2020
Rising Star Award 2019
Rising Star Award 2018
Rising Star Award 2017
Rising Star Award 2016
Rising Star Award 2015
Rising Star Award 2014
Rising Star Award 2013
Rising Star Award 2012

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