Gud välsigne de skånska betfälten (2001)

Categorization

Georgic ethnology. The title means “God bless the Scanian beet fields”, a literary quotation.

Subject

Changes in southern Swedish agricultural communities from the Enlightenment to the present, including grueling hard work, industrialization, beauty, constructions of nature, literature, anecdotes, loneliness, corporatization, global starvation and power.

Commentary

Awesomely penetrative.

moving picture non-fiction