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Book Reviews: March 2015

Swedish Film: An Introduction and Reader includes an edited collection of articles encompassing a domestic, socio-cultural examination of Swedish cinematic production against the backdrop of its shifting policies, often situating this aspect within the coordinates of its institutional practices. Although greatly varied, the book consolidates a diverse set of topics into a discursive anthology, through which each chapter establishes and appropriates clear contextual outlines for each subject. Through this method, the history of Swedish cinema is framed as symbiotic to its socio-political climates of production. It highlights aspects such as genre; the politics of immigration and . . .

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Katie Moffat

Kate Moffat is a postgraduate student at Bangor University in North
Wales, where she specializes in globalization and the construction of
national identity within Nordic film culture.