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Original title Om våld
Film type Feature
Category Documentary
Form Live-action
Average rating 3,52 / 5
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Classification Allowed from age 15 by default, not reviewed
Dialogue
Swedish release 2014-08-15

Cast

Shima Niavarani
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Lauryn Hill
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Kati Outinen
berättare

Trifa Shakely
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Lili Parsipour
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Gael García Bernal
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Concerning Violence is based on the classic book The Wretched of the Earth by Franz Fanon. Written 50 years ago, Fanon's work is a major tool for understanding and...

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Sara Rüster
+46 8 665 11 41
sara.ruster@filminstitutet.se

Josefina Mothander
+46 8 665 12 67
Josefina.mothander@filminstitutet.se

 

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Cast

Shima Niavarani berättare (svensk version)
Lauryn Hill berättare (engelsk version)
Kati Outinen berättare (finsk version)
Trifa Shakely berättare (arabisk version)
Lili Parsipour berättare (persisk version)
Gael García Bernal berättare (spansk version)
- Medverkande:
Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak
Gaetano Pagano
Tonderai Makoni
Robert Mugabe
Robert Jackson
Olle Wijkström
William Tubman
Sören Lagergren
Simão Elias
António de Spínola
Amilcar Cabral
Thomas Sankara

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Plot summary

Concerning Violence is based on the classic book The Wretched of the Earth by Franz Fanon. Written 50 years ago, Fanon's work is a major tool for understanding and illuminating present day neocolonialism and the unrest and reactions it provokes. Concerning Violence builds on newly discovered and powerful archive footage of some of the most audacious moments in the struggle for liberation in the Third World. Concerning Violence is narrated by Ms Laurryn Hill.

Swedish censorship / rating

Classification Allowed from age 15 by default, not reviewed


Technical specifications

Length in minutes 90 min


Release dates

Festival showing 2014-01-30 Roy Göteborg Sweden 90 min 37:e Göteborg International Film Festival 2014.
2014-01-31 Roy Göteborg Sweden 90 min 37:e Göteborg International Film Festival 2014.
2014-02-01 Biopalatset 10 Göteborg Sweden 90 min 37:e Göteborg International Film Festival 2014.
2014-02-02 Biopalatset 10 Göteborg Sweden 90 min 37:e Göteborg International Film Festival 2014.
Release in Sweden 2014-08-15 Sweden
TV showing 2015-11-30 SVT1 Sweden
DVD release 2015-02-02 Sweden

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Awards

The Guldbagge Award Stockholm 2015 Best Documentary
Festival Award Berlin 2014 (Cinema Fairbindet Prize, Berlinale, Tyskland)
En nations födelse - Guinea-Bissau, en före detta portugisisk koloni (1974) Cited in Concerning Violence (2014)
I vårt land börjar kulorna blomma : bilder från en frihetskamp (1973) Cited in Concerning Violence (2014)
Moçambique är vårt land (1973) Cited in Concerning Violence (2014)
Svart vecka i Nimba : Kring en svensk industri i ett u-land, Lamco i Liberia (1966) Cited in Concerning Violence (2014)
Vita Myror (1969) Cited in Concerning Violence (2014)
No baas - Nej herre : Vi har dom lyckligaste afrikanerna i världen”, Rhodesias premiärminister Ian Smith 1972 (1973) Cited in Concerning Violence (2014)
Vredens poesi (1981) Cited in Concerning Violence (2014)
Intervju med Lis Asklund (1970) Cited in Concerning Violence (2014)
Afrikas Presidenter - De upplystas republik (1987) Cited in Concerning Violence (2014)
Afrika idag: Senegal - ett exempel (1973) Cited in Concerning Violence (2014)
Dokument Utifrån: Zimbabwe-Rhodesia (1979) Cited in Concerning Violence (2014)
Angola - Rikt land mot osäker framtid (1974) Cited in Concerning Violence (2014)
Angola - Frihetskamp och en nations födelse (1979) Cited in Concerning Violence (2014)
Angola - Kampen Fortsätter (1979) Cited in Concerning Violence (2014)
Bilden och drömmen (2000) Cited in Concerning Violence (2014)
Den vite mannens väg 2 - Vägen till apartheid (1973) Cited in Concerning Violence (2014)
Elfenbenskusten - Ett fattigt land som gjort många rika (1977) Cited in Concerning Violence (2014)
Frihetskampen i Namibia (1974) Cited in Concerning Violence (2014)
Här sjunger vi vad vi vill (1976) Cited in Concerning Violence (2014)
Här växte gräset manshögt (1974) Cited in Concerning Violence (2014)
Kolonialism 3 : Fria Människor Portugisiska Guinea (1970) Cited in Concerning Violence (2014)
Med Gerillan i Angola och Cambinda (1974) Cited in Concerning Violence (2014)
Resa i det fria Moçambique (1975) Cited in Concerning Violence (2014)
Sarah och Marjama - Människor i tredje världen i torkans tid (1974) Cited in Concerning Violence (2014)
Sekou Touré - en afrikansk ledare (1975) Cited in Concerning Violence (2014)

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Script type Kringmaterial
Language Engelska


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Language Svenska


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Language Svenska


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