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- MEET EU: Meet the Filmmaker-in-Residence followed by a Screening of his Movie
MEET EU: Meet the Filmmaker-in-Residence followed by a Screening of his Movie
Join the student association Sigma Iota Rho Honor Society for International Studies and the Miami-Florida Jean Monnet Center of Excellence and meet the MEET-EU Filmmaker-in-Residence Simon Elvas, followed by a screening of his movie "A Sweedish Defence."
- 10:30 - 10:35 AM : Welcome speakers and viewers by SIR.
- 10:35 - 10:40 AM : Dr. Thiel Introductory of the guest speaker.
- 10:40 - 10:45 AM : Short convos with Mr. Elvas.
- 10:45 - 11:15 AM : Movie Screening: A Sweedish Defense
- 11:15 - 11:55 AM : Q&A
In this satirical drama, a Turkish military delegation is visiting Sweden and the weapon engineer Josef has been entrusted with selling the new Swedish weapon system. Unfortunately, Joseph's 16-year-old daughter Nadia is a peace activist and together with her friends she is determined to stop the arms deal. When Josef can’t find his keycard, chaos and family quarrels breaks out in the middle of world politics.
A Swedish Defence is a 20 min short film made as an exam project from Stockholm Academy of Dramatic Arts.
- Torkel Petersson
- Omeya Lundqvist
- Jessica Liedberg
- Mahmut Suvakci
- Jacob Fahlstedt
- Hanna Rizgar
Producer: Jimm Garbis
Director: Simon Elvås
Screenwriter: Theodor Österberg
Director of Photography: Filip Stanković
Editor: Robin Bukhamseen
Sound designers: Oskar Karmskog och Björn van Weiden
Composer: Adam Bejstam
Production Designer: Linda Pistol
► To watch the trailer of Simon Elvås’A Swedish Defence, click here
► To view flyer, click here
► For more information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org
This event is organized by FIU student association Sigma Iota Rho Honor Society for International Studies and co-sponsored by the Miami-Florida Jean Monnet Center of Excellence and MEET-EU.