Fredrik Gertten

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Becoming Zlatan TrailerBikes vs Cars TrailerBig Boys Gone Bananas!* Trailer

Carl Fredrik (von) Gertten is a Swedish filmmaker and journalist. Gertten worked as a journalist for newspapers, radio and television in Africa, Latin America, Asia and Europe during the 1980s and 1990s. In 1995 he published the travel book Ung man söker världen (Young man looking for the World) through the publisher Gong Gong förlag. He wrote for the newspaper Arbetet from 1990 until it ceased publication in 2000 and for Kvällsposten in 2001-2003. He has also been the producer of documentaries and entertainment shows for the Swedish television channels SVT, TV 4 and TV 3. In 2009, Gertten's production company was sued for defamation by Dole Food Company after the US screening of Bananas!, a documentary film about a conflict between Dole and banana plantation workers in Nicaragua over alleged cases of sterility caused by the pesticide DBCP. The court ruled in favor of the production company, and the lawsuit became the subject of Gertten's 2011 documentary Big Boys Gone Bananas!.

Most Popular Fredrik Gertten Trailers

Total trailers found: 10

Big Boys Gone Bananas!* Trailer (2011)

19 November 2011

Dole Food Company wages a campaign to prevent a pair of Swedish filmmakers from showing their documentary about a lawsuit against the company.

Becoming Zlatan Trailer (2016)

17 February 2016

The decisive years of Swedish soccer player Zlatan Ibrahimović, told through rare archive footage in which a young Zlatan speaks openly about his life and challenges.

Bikes vs Cars Trailer (2015)

15 March 2015

Bikes vs Cars depicts a global crisis that we all deep down know we need to talk about: Climate, earth's resources, cities where the entire surface is consumed by the car.

The Socialist, the Architect and the Twisted Tower Trailer (2007)

01 September 2007

A dramatic, behind-the-scene-story about the building of Santiago Calatravas Turning Torso in Malmö.

Vägen tillbaka - Blådårar 2 Trailer (2002)

22 March 2002

Malmö FF:s gulddrömmar från mitten av 1990-talet har övergått i misströstan och förstämning. År 1999 sker något som aldrig hänt förut; klubben åker ur Allsvenskan på eget bevåg, efter att under en längre tid ha underpresterat sportsligt.

Bananas!* Trailer (2009)

09 October 2009

Juan “Accidentes” Dominguez is on his biggest case ever. On behalf of twelve Nicaraguan banana workers he is tackling Dole Food in a ground-breaking legal battle for their use of a banned pesticide that was known by the company to cause sterility.

The death of a working man's newspaper Trailer (2006)

14 September 2006

Fredrik Gertten's documentary follows the editoral on the newspaper "Arbetet" during the weeks before it is about to be closed.

Bye Bye Malmö Trailer (2007)

01 September 2007

George Wilson came to Malmö to dismantle the worlds largest crane. No big deal: "just a piece of steel" he says confidently.

An Ordinary Family Trailer (2005)

23 November 2005

Swedish filmmaker Fredrik Gertten followed a nice middle class family during three years, 2000-2005. From the crisis that punished the middle class to the heartbreaking moment of emigration and a new beginning in Spain.

Blådårar - Om kärleken till ett fotbollslag Trailer (1998)

19 December 1998