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Hundreds of Norwegians and Russians arrived in the first week of February in the town of Kirkenes on the Russian-Norway border to see the spectacular installations, to visit unusual exhibitions and to speculate about the future of the Arctic territories at the international art festival Barents Spektakel.
Youths rights in the Barents Region
Photo: Jonas Sjökvist Karlsbakk
The 11th of june is the premierdate for the pilot of the documentary for the Barents Regional Commity in Tromsö,Norway.The youth in the Barents region has never before been interviewed about their human rights on film.
– It has been really interesting to meet the youth, says Adam W. Zetterqvist who is making the documentary together with Caroline Ohlsson and Kim Miell, two young filmers from Filmpool Nord in Luleå, Sweden.
– It feels really nice to make this documentary, especially this year when Sweden is the chaircountry of the Barents Euro-Arctic Council, says Adam W. Zetterqvist.
- It has been really fun to travel together with the filmcrew and I have learn alot, says Caroline Olsson.
Adam W. Zetterqvist