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Two documentaries and two short films have been granted production support by the Swedish Film Institute in January. Erik Gandini, known for his successful film Videocracy in 2009, has written and directed his third feature, a documentary named Lost in Perfection. It is a study and evaluation of the exaggeratedly positive Scandinavian self-image and the optimistic plans for...
Censors have refused to classify a 30 year old award-winning Swedish film after an application by the Australian Federal Police. The boards decision to refuse classification for Children's Island effectively bans the film in the country. Titled Barnens ö in Swedish, the film focuses on an 11 year old boy grappling with the onset of puberty and...

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