A film about the Swedish artist duo Bigert & Bergström’s climate-related art, which for three decades has been inspired by research on the effects of climate on humanity and vice versa.
Iron ore mining is causing the northern Swedish town of Kiruna to sink into the ground. 6000 inhabitants must move a few kilometres away from their lifelong home, taking houses, town hall, and church with them.
Sweden is typically portrayed as having a perfectly organised society in which everyone has equal opportunities for an independent existence. One upshot is that people don’t need to ask anyone else for help or favours, bringing contact between individuals to an absolute minimum...
Sarah is invited to show her film in Israel as part of a film festival bus trip. She is hoping for political discussions and friendships except the conversation stops each time she brings up the occupation of Palestine...
A personal account of 50 years of Portuguese history through fiction films and documentaries.
I think about how I once thought. What it meant to stay or to leave at the place where we grew up. All my friends, my sister and me… It seem as if leaving was a given for most of us. I would have wanted someone to ask me if the place is some sort of accessory...
A pregnant soon-to-be mother is forced to choose whether her beloved child should try to live or not with a cardiac malformation. Feelings of anger, powerlessness and immense grief overwhelm her.
On the plains of Dalsland, Sweden, long-time married couple Lena and Gunvall are living in retirement. At first sight, they are just an ordinary couple doing their daily chores and bickering about little things. He pops off to the neighbour for a drink, she stays at home, fixing the food. Gradually, however, we realise that something is gnawing at them...
A son loses his father because of alcoholism. The people in a mining town in northernmost Sweden see their community slowly disappear into a hole, little by little. These two situations beyond control create pain and anguish; however, is it possible to compare an act of personal mourning with collective suffering?
I remember him as two dads. One was with us and played the piano, drew, sang, made people laugh. But there was another dad as well. Who found it hard to look people in the eyes.
Who was scared of something. Erik Bäfving
A surreal report from the peripheries of 'the people's home'. Maggie, a Kenyan woman who loves gold jewellery and suffers from severe pigeon phobia, lives in a Malmö suburb. A journey into a wild, life-affirming and mentally disordered world.
The life of the pensioner Claes, whose loneliness and isolation have evolved into anxiety neurosis...
A film about a teenage boy, his father’s suicide and the emotional vacuum that occurred after wards...
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