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What About Our Future?

Emil Larsson and Martin Jern’s Savage (2011), Gabriela Pichler’s Eat Sleep Die (2012) and Anders Rundberg, Jennifer Jerez and Leo Palmestål’s I Am a Fucking Panther (2013) belong to that group of motion pictures that elaborate on the Swedish welfare state from a quite different perspective.

Sweden is well known for its well-functional welfare system and for being tremendously progressive, therefore, it’s a bit of a surprise that one can find films that show how severe issues its inhabitants, regardless of their background, have to . . .

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Barbara Majsa

Barbara is a journalist, editor and film critic. She usually does interviews with film-makers, artists, designers, and writes about cinema, design and books.