Fredrik  Gertten

Fredrik Gertten

Sweden

I show the real world. But it’s the world seen through my eyes, and there are different ways to depict that.    

Biography

Fredrik Gertten is an award-winning Swedish director and journalist, and founder of WG Film. His films BECOMING ZLATAN (2016), BIKES vs CARS (2015), BIG BOYS GONE BANANAS!* (2012) and BANANAS!* (2009) have met audiences in over 100 countries at leading festivals like Sundance, Berlinale, Hot Docs, IDFA & CPH:DOX. Swedish FairTrade banana sales went from 5 to 50% after the release of the BANANAS films. His latest documentary PUSH (2019) tackles the issue of rising property prices and global real estate speculation.

Films Selection