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Sami, Swedish
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Year:
2020
Edition
RIFF 2022

Svonni vs. the Swedish Tax Agency

5 Minutes | Sweden | 2020

Synopsis

A Sámi woman tries to convince the Swedish Tax Agency that she has the right to make a tax deduction for the purchase of a dog. Why doesn’t the Swedish authority understand that Rikke is a herding tool and not a pet?

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Director’s Bio

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Maria Fredriksson is a documentary filmmaker of Sami descent and the co-founder of the Stockholm based production company Ballad Film. She has a Master of Fine Arts at Stockholm Academy of Dramatic Arts and has also studied film directing at the New York Film Academy. Maria Fredriksson has made several short documentaries and competed at festivals such as Hot Docs, Sheffield Doc Fest, Visions du Reél, Nordisk Panorama, Palm Springs International ShortFest and San Francisco Short Film Festival and is currently working on her first feature length documentary.

Film Details

  • Year:
    2020
  • Genres:
  • Runtime:
    5 Minutes
  • Languages:
    Sami, Swedish
  • Countries:
    Sweden
  • Premiere:
    Icelandic Premiere
  • Edition:
    RIFF 2022
  • Director:
    Maria Fredriksson
  • Screenwriter:
  • Producer:
  • Cast:

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