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As a Portuguese immigrant to Sweden, Fernanda Torre co-founded a film festival to screen movies from her native country in Sweden. Credit: Radio Sweden

Starting a film festival as an immigrant

5:49 min

Some say that organizing a film festival can be a good way for newcomers to Sweden to participate in democracy. But how so, and how do you start one?

Radio Sweden spoke to the founder of the Portuguese Film Festival, Fernanda Torre, along with Rafael Franco, who works at the culture department for Stockholm Region, and Karin Engstedt from the Swedish Film Institute, to find out more. 

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