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Discover the treasures of international cinema through the analytical lens of two media industry professionals from Finland, Karri Ojala and Henrik Telkki.

What sets this podcast apart is its straight-forward Finnish spirit, the varied guests from around the globe, whether industry professionals or fascinating people from the film's target country. Gain unique insights, knowledge and surprising looking glasses from the world of film.

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Nov 19, 2023

In this episode of the podcast, the director of Jävla pappa ('Goddamn Dad'), Niklas Gyberg Ivarsson, joins to discuss his documentary film about his complicated relationship to his alcoholic father. While they're building an RV together, the two are forced to confront their complicated feelings. This directorial debut of Niklas, published by the Swedish public broadcasting company SVT, has gained recognition in Swedish film festivals and public schools. Niklas's portrayal of universal struggles within the film has resonated widely, garnering unexpected levels of exposure. Currently, the film is only available for free streaming on SVT's website, for those in Sweden, with Swedish subtitles, here:

You can find Niklas Gyberg Ivarsson on Instagram: @niklasgybergivarsson

Films covered in this episode:
Jävla pappa (2023)

Hosted by Karri Ojala and Henrik Telkki. Guest Niklas Gyberg Ivarsson. Edited by Karri Ojala. The Flick Lab theme tune written and performed by Nick Grivell.