Radio Sweden Monday
Prime Minister Fredrik Reinfeldt is at the UN in New York: an International Commission to monitor the environmental effects of development assistance is to be based in Stockholm.
We’ll also be looking at the history of film censorship in Sweden and take you to an old dynamite factory that now puts a spark into Sweden’s culture scene.
Closing Music: Danny & Therese, IF ONLY YOU
Sweden is creating an international commission to monitor the environmental effects of development assistance. George Wood has more:
Movies shown at the cinema in Sweden have to undergo the scrutiny of one of the world’s oldest film censors the National Board of Film Classification. Our reporter Elisavet Sotiriadou has met the board’s head, Gunnel Arrbäck, who is opposed to her agency’s censoring activity, and she has offered her resignation, even though they have not cut a movie in more than a decade:
A large, 2-story brick building in a wooded valley once on the outskirts of Stockholm but now in a nearby suburb is a new center for conferences, ceremonies, art exhibits and cultural happenings – a far cry from its earlier function as a dynamite factory. Bill Schiller visited Vinterviken: