Fredrik Gertten

Director
Fredrik Gertten | Credits Gerhard Jörén

Fredrik Gertten is an award-winning Swedish director. He’s famous for local stories with a global impact, with films like PUSH (2019), JOZI GOLD (2019), Bikes vs Cars (2015), Big Boys Gone Bananas!* (2011) and Bananas!* (2009). He’s also the founder of the production company WG Film – one of Sweden’s most prominent documentary production companies. Here he combines filmmaking with a role as creative producer. In October 2017, Fredrik was named Honorary Doctor at Malmö University’s Faculty of Culture and Society for his work as a documentary filmmaker. He’s also a co-host of the podcast PUSHBACK Talks together with Leilani Farha

Programme

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Documentary / Fredrik Gertten / Sweden / 2023 / 93 min / OmdU / Opening Film