Film Screening: Girls at Marabou

Girls at Marabou, Maj Wechselmann (1971, 34 min)

Wednesday April 22 at 6pm, 50 SEK. The film is in Swedish. 

film about the many thousands of girls aged 15–20 who moved to Stockholm from rural areas in Sweden, and also from Finland. Many found work as packers in the food industry, a low-paid job on a conveyor belt.

Film and events programme
Beginning with a survey of Mierle Laderman Ukeles and her significant examination of Maintenance Art Work between 1969–1980 the exhibitions and events programme delve into expanded artistic examinations of the home, domestic (maintenance) work and the gendered division of labour; asking how these radical practices can prove relevant today. The accompanying film programme will be shown at Marabouparken konsthall and offers weekly reflections on feminist struggles battled in the everyday. Two showreels of artists film and video work punctuate the programme which include a number of work from the Cinenova collection, dedicated to distributing films and videos made by women.

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