Maj Wechselman

Projektroller: Producent/prod.ledare, Regissör
  • Postort: Stockholm

The director has produced 52 documentaries since 1969. Her films have been shown at film festivals world wide:

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2017 “Min mor” “My mother” visat på Göteborg Filmfstival och Tempo -Dokumentär filmsfestival. Visas på SVT 16 november 2017 2015 ”Oh Sverige gulbleka moder ” ”Oh Sweden bleak mother” 2014 “Samtidsvittne” “Evidence” (about the old TV-fotographer Claes Göran Bjernér who participated in 23 wars. And his narrative about the wars /SVT. 2012 “Det säkraste kärnkraftverket I världen” The safest Nucelar plant in the world (about Fukushima) Gothenburg Film Festival Cinema Distribution Folkets Bio 2011 “En liten antrojalistisk film “ “A little Antirojalistic film” Short film Cinema Distribution Folkets Bio 2011 ”Du bestämmer” ”You decide!” – 80 minutes. Gothenburg Film Festival 2011 About the involvement of Swedish Oil Company Lundin Petroleum in the genocide in Sudan and Ogaden/Ethiopia Cinema distribution Folkes Bio 2010 “Konst och armod” “Art and Poverty” K-special for SVT about the still photographer Ewa Rudling 2010 “Kvinnorna och generalerna”.The Women And The Generals (SVT och NRK) About the Genocide in Indonesien 1965- 68)

2008 Bang och Världshistorien ( Bang and the History of the world) Cinema distribution Folkets Bio SVT Yle Fst, RUV, NRK 2007: “Jäntungen Aino” ( The little lass) (SVT (K-special 56 minutes l) about the female author, Aino Trosell Filmcentrum 2006: “Pojken som inte fick måla” “The boy that was forbidden to paint” (SVT/Culture Department (K- special) about the painter, Erling Johansson Filmcentrum 2006 “Det heliga landet” ”The Holy land” ( Palestine- Israel Conflict) A cinema film 74 minutes. Folkets Bio Filmcentrum, Swedish Churches, Folkets Bio 2005 ”En varvshistoria” A story about shipyeards SVT SVT Sweden 2005 “Människor är som dansande stjärnor” ”Human beings are dancing stars” (Palestine Israel conflict) distribution Folkets Bio /Cinema /Swedish Television SVT 2004 “Irak från början till slut” “IraqFrom the beginning to the end”. (Iraq for 8000 years )Distribution Folkets bio/Cinema / SVT 2003 “De tatuerade mödrarna” “The tatooed mothers” SVT Filmcentrum/ 3 young mothers try to leave a maras-gang in El Salvador. 2003 ”Agent Orange och utarmat uran” ”Agent orange and depleted uranium” Folkets Bio. Bibliotekstjänst .Ordfront. 2002 Du skall älska din nästa som dig själv” “Thou Shalt love they neighbour as thyself” film distribution Triangelfilm (7 wars after World War II –.)Award of the audience Filmfestival Grenzland 2003. Shown at film festival in Gothenburg and Munich Film Festival 2002. 2002 ”Svenska Amerikalinjen” The history of an Ocean-Line” and millions of Nordic Emigrants SVT 2002 “Där våldet slutar börjar kärleken” “Where Violence ends, love begins”. Cinema film, Distribution Sandrews (About the life and struggle of Gandhi in South Africa 1893 – 1913) SVT 1999 “Rapport om sydafrikanska kvinnor” ”Report on South African Women” SVT 1999 “Tala med mig söstrar” ”Speak to me sisters!” Cinema film Distribution Triangelfilm SVT–Ecumenical Award at Berlinale 1999. The struggle against apartheid by South African women. Film Festivals Munich, Creteilles, Sydney, Durban, Cape Town. 1997 “Hitler och vi på Klamparegatan” Hitler and us on Clamping Street” Docdrama Cinema Distribution Folkets Bio. (SVT + NRK) – Distribution even Danish Filminstitute DFI 1995”Synden är listig och lömsk ” ”Sin is cunning and agile” (1840) (TV2 Denmark and Icelandic RUV) 1995 ” Rapport från de drunknade och de glömda”. ”Report from the drowned and forgotten” SVT (about Scandinavian civilian sailors during World War II). 1994 ”Ett mänskligt liv” A human life” TV-film SVT (Shown at the Bombay Film Festival and distributed by The Indian Film Institute) 1992 “ Ett rättfärdigt krig? Eller ett folkmord I Golfen” ”A just War or a Genocide in the Gulf ?” Cinema distribution Folkets Bio (12 Film Festivals (among them Berlin, San Francisco, Montreal, Creteilles, Sydney, Carthago and shown in 60 countries) Argentinian TV, Canadian TV, TV 4, Sweden 2001. 1991 “Kallt krig i kallt landskap” “Cold war in a cold landscape” (Cinema film distribution Folkets Bio, SVT film about Scandinavia during the Cold War period) (Via Reggio Film Festival)

1990 “Dumhet eller brott” “Stupidity or Crime” Cinema Distribution Folkets Bio SVT shown at the Berlinale and Austin Film festival) (Scandinavia during Second World War) 1989 “Från oss till er” “From us to you” (Indian project for schools for tribal people for children) SVT Award by Unga Örnar for best film for children. 1988 Kojtas kniven Kojtas the knife (About the migrate sugarcane workers in Indian state Gujarat) (Shown in ZDF, DR, Swiss Television, ORF, Yle, TV, NRK.) 1986 Ingen Hamlet på Kronoborg I år No Hamlet on Kronoborg this year” Cinema film Folkets Bio SVT (about the Danish Resistance Movement during the German occupation of Denmark 1940 – 45) Distribution Danish Film Institute 1985 Ubåt - en till sannolikhet gränsande visshet A probability next to none Cinema film Folkets Bio/ SVT (The film questions the Soviet submarines in Swedish territorial water) Nominated for the Swedish award Guldbaggen. 1984 Att lägga liv till åren SVT (Social welfare – old people) 1984 Råttan i kattens år The rat in the year of the cat ”Cinemadistribution Folkets Bio) / SVT. 1984 Homo Aquatilis Waterbabies – SVT, distribution Danish Film Institute, NHK Japan. 1982 Travelling with pure hearts En resa med rena hjärtan SVT (A film of the symphony ”Axion Esti” by the Nobel-Price awarded Greek Poet Elytis and the Greek Composer Theodorakis) 1982 Hungermarschen 1917 Cinemadistribution Folkets bio SVT The Hungermarching in Ådalen 1917 – The Swedish revolution that never happened) 1979 Anton Nilsson Amaltheamannen – Cinema film Föreningsfilmo/ SVT 1979 Tredje världskriget ( Three films about the Third World War – nuclear armament in Europe) ( SVT) 1978 Semper i Turkiet SVT(about breastfeeding and milkpowder - cynical promotion of milkpowder formula in countries where the mothers have no access to boiled or clean water. ) 1976 Skilsmissebilder Pictures of divorces Danish TV-drama DR YLE (Divorce – Danish Drama about divorce in a social context) 1976 Barn i klassamhället SVT(Children in a Class-society perspective) 1976 Den lilla skolan SVT (The little school – school in a social context) 1975 Skolan och jämlikheten SVT (The school in a social context) 1975 Ett litet land i Scandinavia A little country in Scandinavia Cinemafilm Folkets Bio SVT NRK(Denmark – a little Country in Scandinavia) 1973 Omställningen - att få barn SVT Filmcentrum (giving birth to a child – having different social relationships) 1972 Viggen - ett militärplans historia ”The History of a Military Airplane Cinema film Folkets Bio SVT( Swedish Armament) (The award of the year by The Swedish Film Critics) 1970 Svenskarna och EG. The Swedes and EU 1969 Flickorna på Marabou SVT The girls at the chocolate factory (hard factory-life for young women) (Öppet Arkiv) 1969 Kvinnomänniskan SVT (a feminist perspective on the second sex) (Öppet arkiv)

 

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