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All the World in a Design School (2015)

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What happens when traditionally generous and export-driven Sweden imposes steep tuition fees for non-Europeans students?

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Mattias Löw

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Mattias Löw (narration by), Mattias Löw
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Cast

Credited cast:
Peter Alwin Peter Alwin ... Himself
Tony Catignani Tony Catignani ... Himself
Anna Costamagna Anna Costamagna ... Herself
Thomas Degn Thomas Degn ... Himself
Maxime Dubreucq Maxime Dubreucq ... Himself
Maria Göransdotter Maria Göransdotter ... Herself
Maja Hedlund Maja Hedlund ... Herself
Demian Horst Demian Horst ... Himself
Keri Iam Keri Iam ... Herself
Ilteris Ilbasan Ilteris Ilbasan ... Himself
Robert Provo Kluit Robert Provo Kluit ... Himself
Mattias Löw ... Himself (voice)
Thibault Moussanet Thibault Moussanet ... Himself
Birgitta Nordholm Birgitta Nordholm ... Herself
Dimitris Palyvos Dimitris Palyvos ... Himself
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Eclectic students and faculty from all over the planet meet at one of the the world's top industrial design school in Scandinavia's faraway north just below the Arctic Circle. This documentary explores everyday life, unique study methods and dynamic design processes at Umeå Institute of Design during the school's 25th anniversary when traditionally welcoming and generous Sweden, with its export-driven economy, imposes steep tuition fees for non-Europeans, the very students that have been instrumental in making the school what it is today. Written by TML

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Will one of the world's best industrial design schools survive steep tuition fees?


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Country:

Sweden

Language:

Swedish | English

Release Date:

20 August 2015 (Sweden) See more »

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At Arm's Length See more »

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Budget:

SEK 630,000 (estimated)
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Stereo (Stereo)

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Color

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16:9 HD
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ALL THE WORLD IN A DESIGN SCHOOL Epilogue
By Lars Kumlin & Jonas Beckman
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Great insight to industrial design.
20 August 2015 | by kua001-758-285797See all my reviews

For someone who has never been properly introduced to the the craft of industrial design this documentary showed many important insights. And besides being a really, really good film on that topic I also think the drama of following the students' struggle was very interesting. Like I was looking at an artist at work. I look forward to more stories like this where the filmmaker/s make something exciting out of what to me seems like an engineering feat. The irony of this film is also that it takes place in northern Sweden far away from where you would normally expect world class design to take place. I would like to really recommend this film.


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