Karin Becker is a Swedish film director, producer, and screenwriter. She has worked in the Swedish film industry since the mid-1990s and is best known for her award-winning feature films and documentaries.
Karin was born in Stockholm, Sweden in 1971 and grew up in a small town in northern Sweden. She studied film and media at the University of Gothenburg and soon after began her career in the Swedish film industry.
Karin's first feature film was released in 1997 and was a success at the Swedish box office. She has since gone on to write and direct a range of feature films, documentaries, and television series. Her feature films have received critical acclaim, with several of them winning awards at festivals around the world.
Karin's most recent feature film, 'The Swedish Theory of Love' (2015), won the Swedish Film Institute's "Best Feature Film" award. The film looks at the idea of love and how it has changed over time in Swedish society.
Her other work includes the documentaries 'The Human Story' (2006) and 'The Way Home' (2009). She has also written and directed a number of television series, including the popular comedy series 'Gladiatorerna' (2008–2010).
Karin has also been involved in the production of numerous international films, including the critically acclaimed 'Girl with the Dragon Tattoo' (2009) and 'The Girl in the Spider's Web' (2018).
Karin is an advocate for gender equality in the film industry and is actively involved in a number of initiatives that promote gender equality in the Swedish film industry. She is a passionate filmmaker who believes that stories have the power to change people's lives.