FILM SERIES: Astrid

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Astrid
Documentary
Rated PG

Director: Kristina Lindström

Astrid Lindgren’s books, among them Pippi Longstocking, have sold 150 million copies and she is one of the world’s ten most read authors. But who was she, and where did her stories come from? Through unique archive materials this film brings her to life for a new generation. She was a female pioneer and taught us respect for the children as well as was and was an activist against war, racism and nuclear power.

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