Svonni vs Skatteverket

Svonni vs Skatteverket is a feisty and charming portrait of a Sámi woman who tries to convince the Swedish Tax Agency that she has the right to make a tax deduction for the purchase of a dog. A humorous look at cultural clashes and the struggle to practice Sámi culture in today’s Sweden.

Director: Maria Fredriksson (Sámi/Swedish)
Sweden | 2020 | 5 min
Sámi/Swedish w English subtitles | Documentary Short

Availability: Canada
Content Warnings: None

Maria Fredriksson is a documentary filmmaker of Sámi descent and the co-founder of the Stockholm-based production company Ballad Film. She studied at the Stockholm Academy of Dramatic Arts and at the New York Film Academy. 

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