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Swedish Film Week
posted by School of Modern Languages and Cultures for HKU and Public
Event Type: Other Event/Function
Event Nature: Culture and Arts

Event Details

LanguageEnglish
Session 1Underdog (Svenskjävel)
20/03/2017 18:00-20:00
at CPD-3.04, Centennial Campus, HKU
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Dino, a young Swedsih girl, has fled the Swedish mass unemployment for a new life in Oslo. But like Many other immigrant Swedes she finds herself outcast and surviving on little money, irregular work and hard partying. She finds work as a housekeeper in a upper middle class Norwegian house, she is thrown into a life very far from her own. And during a few summer weeks, the family father Steffan and his teenage daughter Ida find themselves competing in a way nobody could have predicted. This movie is PG.
Session 2Nice People (Filip & Fredrik presenterar
27/03/2017 18:00-20:00
at CPD-3.04, Centennial Campus, HKU
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A group of young men who fled war in Somalia have ended up in rural Sweden where integration is tough. Something needs to be done. Local entrepreneur Patrik Andersson get an idea, why not use sport as a means of bridging people together? The Goal: to create the first ever Somali national team in bandy and make it to the world championship in Siberia. This is a story about racism and fear, but it’s also about bravery and doing something that hasn’t been done before.
Session 3Bikes Vs Cars
28/03/2017 18:00-20:00
at CPD-3.28, Centennial Campus, HKU
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The bicycle, an amazing tool for change. Activists and cities all over the world are moving towards a new system. But will the economic powers allow it? Climate change and never-ending gridlocks frustrate people more than ever. Instead of whining, people in cities around the world take on the bicycle as a Do It Yourself solution. Road rage and poor city planning creates daily death amongst the bicyclists. And now they demand safe lanes.

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Registration is not required.

Contact Information

Should you have any enquiries, please feel free to contact Angel Wong by email at angelwyt@hku.hk