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Will this keep people like Harvey Weinstein out of the film industry?

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Will this keep people like Harvey Weinstein out of the film industry?
Beata Mannheimer and participants in ”The producer as a leader” workshop. Photo: Claudia Fried
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Gender equality is a hot topic in the film industry after a string of women have accused Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein of sexual assault.

Stockholm-based film producer Gila Bergqvist Ulfung admits she's met men like Weinstein here in Sweden. 

"I was lucky because I had a platform of my own, so could say 'Stop it, you're making a fool of yourself!'", she explains.

Now she keeps her eyes open and creates an environment where women working with and alongside her feel safe to raise concerns.

Gila has built a successful career in the Stockholm region and has been part of the regional film industry's efforts to strengthen a strong female filmmaking community.

Find out the innovative way Stockholm film region is actively working towards (and succeeding at) creating a more gender equal film industry.

Read the full article on the Invest Stockholm website

This article was produced by The Local Client Studio and sponsored by Invest Stockholm.


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