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“Others talk, we do!” – towards gender equality in the Swedish film industry

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“Others talk, we do!” – towards gender equality in the Swedish film industry

Voices are getting louder in the global film industry regarding gender inequality. A growing body of research and statistics points to what many have been arguing for decades: women are not represented equally behind or in front of the camera.

The Swedish film industry has certainly been no different. But back 2012, with only 32 percent of Swedish state-funded features produced by women, and women directors and screenwriters underrepresented, Anna Serner, CEO of the Swedish Film Institute (SFI), decided that something needed to be done.

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