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FILM SERIES: Nice People

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Nice People
Directors: Karin af Klintberg and Anders Helgeson

A group of young men who fled the war in Somalia have ended up in a rural town in Sweden where integration is tough. Something needs to be done. Local entrepreneur Patrik Andersson gets an ide: why not use sport as a bridge to bring people together? The goal is to create the first ever Somali national team in bandy, and make it to the World Championship in Siberia. This is a story about racism and fear, but it is also about bravery and doing something that has not been done before.

Follow their story through the documentary "Nice People" by Filip Hammar, Fredrik Wikingsson, Karin af Klintberg and Anders Helgeson.

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Source: The Swedish Film Institute