Svonni vs the Swedish Tax Agency (Svonni vs Skatteverket)

Sami Ida-Maria is fighting against the Swedish Tax Agency for her right to make a VAT deduction for the purchase of a dog. Why doesn’t the Swedish authority understand that Rikke is a herding tool and not a pet? A documentary film about cultural clashes and the struggle to practice Sami culture in today’s Sweden.

Released Monday 8 March at 18:00. The movie was available for streaming for 48 h. 

  • Director

    Maria Fredriksson

  • Producers

    Ina Holmqvist

  • Year

    2020

  • Country

    Sweden

  • Subtitles

    English

  • Duration

    5 min

  • Festivalsection

    Tempo Short Award

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