The Assembly

Eight white men meet by the campfire, at the bar and in the bathhouse. An animated satire based on interviews of people from the epicenter of norms and privileges. Who are they? What do they want? And are there more emotions other than hungry, angry, tired and horny…? Nakedly the Assembly members reason their way to their own roles in society. Mark Levengood loans his voice to the interviewer when documentary audio material meets fictional characters. A fictional documentary by Malin Erixon.

Screened:
Kortfilmfestivalen Play 19-25 October

THE ASSEMBLY – interviews from the middle of everything Part 1: "Gentlemen, Animals in Cages & Other Role Models"

Eight white men meet by the campfire, at the bar and in the bathhouse. An animated satire based on interviews with people from the epicenter of norms and privileges. Who are they? What do they want? And are there more emotions other than hungry, angry, tired and horny…?

What does it really mean to be a man? The potential to do really bad things and to not care about yourself?

Sweden, 2020, 8, Direction: Malin Erixon, Production: Mario Adamson, Malin Erixon.

THE ASSEMBLY – interviews from the middle of everything Part 2: "Shame, Violence & a Medium-Sized Dick"

Eight white men meet by the campfire, at the bar and in the bathhouse. An animated satire based on interviews with people from the epicenter of norms and privileges. Who are they? What do they want? And are there more emotions other than hungry, angry, tired and horny…?

Collective shame covers The Assembly in the jacuzzi at the bathhouse.

Sweden, 2020, 9, Direction: Malin Erixon, Production: Mario Adamson, Malin Erixon.

THE ASSEMBLY – interviews from the middle of everything Part 3: "Structures, Norms & Some 'LGTB'"

Eight white men meet by the campfire, at the bar and in the bathhouse. An animated satire based on interviews with people from the epicenter of norms and privileges. Who are they? What do they want? And are there more emotions other than hungry, angry, tired and horny…?

”You can have a quite comfortable and nice life as a white man. And that’s not all good.”

Sweden, 2020, 9, Direction: Malin Erixon, Production: Mario Adamson, Malin Erixon.

THE ASSEMBLY – interviews from the middle of everything Part 4: "Relationships, Limitations & a My Little Pony"

Eight white men meet by the campfire, at the bar and in the bathhouse. An animated satire based on interviews with people from the epicenter of norms and privileges. Who are they? What do they want?

Are there more emotions other than hungry, angry, tired and horny…?

Sweden, 2020, 9, Direction: Malin Erixon, Production: Mario Adamson, Malin Erixon.

THE ASSEMBLY – interviews from the middle of everything Part 5: "Success, Justice & Super Cool Having Kids Too"

Eight white men meet by the campfire, at the bar and in the bathhouse. An animated satire based on interviews with people from the epicenter of norms and privileges. Who are they? What do they want? And are there more emotions other than hungry, angry, tired and horny…?

While going adventure camping, the men dive deep into subjects like work life and career success.

Sweden, 2020, 9, Direction: Malin Erixon, Production: Mario Adamson, Malin Erixon

THE ASSEMBLY – interviews from the middle of everything Part 6: "Feminism, Trans & That N-word"

Eight white men meet by the campfire, at the bar and in the bathhouse. An animated satire based on interviews with people from the epicenter of norms and privileges. Who are they? What do they want? And are there more emotions other than hungry, angry, tired and horny…?

Has feminism been hijacked and does it matter which words we choose to describe others?

Sweden, 2020, 9, Direction: Malin Erixon, Production: Mario Adamson, Malin Erixon.

THE ASSEMBLY – interviews from the middle of everything Part 7: "Power, Responsibility & a Lebanese Boss"

Eight white men meet by the campfire, at the bar and in the bathhouse. An animated satire based on interviews with people from the epicenter of norms and privileges. Who are they? What do they want? And are there more emotions other than hungry, angry, tired and horny…?

Can there be anything to gain from sharing power?

Sweden, 2020, 9, Direction: Malin Erixon, Production: Mario Adamson, Malin Erixon.

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