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PUSH

Fredrik Gertten
SE 2019    58' 92'
⚬ Economy ⚬ Society 

Synopsis

Housing prices are skyrocketing in cities globally. Long-time residents are being pushed out. This is not gentrification, it is a different kind of monster. Housing as an asset, a place to park money. PUSH is a global drama investigating an ongoing crime. Who are the players and what are the factors that make housing one of today’s most pressing world issues?

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Director

Fredrik Gertten

Producer

Margarete Jangård

Co-Producers

Laura Baron Kastner, Jamie Kastner

Executive Producer 

Fredrik Gertten

Production Company

WG Film

Co-Production Company

Cave7

Cinematography

Janice d’Avila, Iris Ng

Editor

Erik Wall Bäfving

Music

Florencia Di Concilio

Sound

Martin Hennel

Awards

Politiken Audience Award

CPH:DOX 2019

Festivals

CPH:DOX 2019

HotDocs 2019

DOXA Documentary FF 2019

DOK.fest München 2019

Docs Against Gravity 2019

IDFA 2019

Film Details

Runtimes 58' 92'
Spoken Languages English, German, Spanish
Production Countries Sweden

Biography

Fredrik Gertten is an award-winning Swedish director and journalist. His latest works BECOMING ZLATAN (2016), BIKES VS CARS (2015), BIG BOYS GONE BANANAS!* (2012) and BANANAS!* (2009) have met audiences in over 100 countries and screened at leading festivals. In 1994, Fredrik founded the production company WG Film. He previously worked as a foreign correspondent and columnist for radio, TV and press in Africa, Latin America, Asia and around Europe. Today he combines filmmaking with a role as a creative producer at WG Film – one of Sweden’s most prominent documentary production companies, famous for local stories with a global understanding and impact. In October 2017 Fredrik was named Honorary Doctor at Malmö University’s Faculty of Culture and Society for his work as a documentary filmmaker.

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