Events in English

Welcome to the Future Week Malmö: Sofielund!


Framtidsveckan is a unique manifestation of the transformation of society towards sustainability.
During the week in Sofielund a number of events are hosted in English – here’s the full guide:

Monday May 4

  • 18:15 – 22:00, workshop: CANCELED FÅR-Workshop ”Realizing my deepest intentions in life”
    – NOTE: This event has unfortunately been canceled –
    As a part of monthly FÅR (Festival Året Runt) we invite you to an exciting exploration of what matters the most to you. Knowing what that is, we will together with Ela Kolodziej from be creating individual Action Plans for how to have more of it, to live a happier and more fulfilling life. More →

Tuesday May 5

Wednesday May 6

  • 18:00 – 20:00, film screening: Green Desert (Desierto Verde)
    From IMDb: ”In Ituzaingo a small town in Argentina surrounded by soy fields, hundreds of people are dying of cancer poisoned by pesticides For the very first time an unprecedented trial opened.”
    Documentary / Director: Ulises de la Orden / Argentina, 2013 / 84 min / Language: Spanish, subtitled in English More →
  • 19:30 – 22:00, film screening: Documentary screening: Beef Inc.
    A struggle for control of the world food market is waging, and the battle promises to escalate in the 21st century. Beef Inc. examines how a handful of companies have come to dominate beef production and distribution in North America.
    This film gives a voice to the independent cattle producer who, unable to compete with the corporations, find themselves being squeezed out of the industry. In French with English subtitles. More →

Friday May 8

  • 18:00 – 20:00, talk/seminar: Human centered design – the #Res/Hub project
    Connectors Malmö will showcase the result of the prototype period of the #Res/Hub project, how we established the First Crowdsourced Living Room and how we are moving forward to establish the Live-in Lab for creators after the summer 2015. More →
  • 20:00 – 22:00, film screening: Cinema Politica screening of: The Garden
    The fourteen-acre community garden at 41st and Alameda in South Central Los Angeles is the largest of its kind in the United States. Started as a form of healing after the devastating L.A. riots in 1992, the South Central Farmers have since created a miracle in one of the country’s most blighted neighborhoods. Growing their own food. Feeding their families. Creating a community. But now, bulldozers are poised to level their 14-acre oasis. The Garden follows the plight of the farmers, from the tilled soil of this urban farm to the polished marble of City Hall. More →

Saturday May 9

  • 11:00 – 15:00, Food Waste Brunch at makroskopet
    Served by Rude Food. More:
  • 15:00 – 17:00, film screening: Filmvisning med Djurrättsalliansen
    Djurrättsalliansen proudly present ”The Ghost In Our Machine.” A cinematic documentary that illuminates the lives of individual animals living within and rescued from ”the machine”.
    We follow photographer Jo-Anne Mcarthur on her travels around the world, while demonstrating that animals are humans, humans are animals. More →