KineDok Opening: Kiruna – A Brand New World + Q&A

7. 3. 2020

Author: Veronika Zýková

During the East Doc Platform 2020, you will have the opportunity to visit the official opening of the next edition of our KineDok project. The pre-premiere of one of the hottest titles from the 2020 catalogue, followed by a Q&A with filmmakers, will take place at Screenshot on March 11, at 8:30 pm. The film is in Swedish with English subtitles. The entry is free.

Find all the details in the Facebook event

Located way above the polar circle, the Swedish mining town Kiruna was built on a great iron ore deposit, and created a significant income for the Swedish government. However, due to the mining the city has started to collapse and in order to save the industry, the city council together with the mining company LKAB have decided to move the town and its citizens 3 kilometers to the east. In this way, the town has turned a potential disaster into a great opportunity. The new Kiruna will be an even more progressive, even better society for the future. But is it even possible to plan an ideal world? On the backdrop of a moving city, the citizens of the New Kiruna are fighting their own battles.

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