The 2016 Chicago International Film Festival today announced the complete film and event lineup, including the International Feature Competition, Documentary Competition and Special Presentations.
The Swedish Theory of Love
NAME OF FILM: THE SWEDISH THEORY OF LOVE
DIRECTOR(S): Erik Gandini
GENRE: Documentary Film
SYNOPSIS: In the 1970s, the Swedish government promoted a manifesto titled “The Family of the Future,” calling for a shift away from traditional households toward personal independence. In this inquisitive documentary, Erik Gandini (Videocracy) explores the troubling outcomes of this utopian effort; for example, one-quarter of Swedes now die alone. Through alluring cinematography and shocking anecdotes, Gandini offers a cautionary tale for our modern world.