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new film “Trevligt Folk” - Somali Team from Sweden to World Championship in Siberia

A group of young Somali immigrants in the town of Borlänge takes on the Swedish winter and the local favorite sport of bandy -- a precursor to ice hockey. Together with a local man who had a simple idea of “integration through sports”, these young men embrace the cold, the ice and their skates and 6 months later end up representing Somalia as the first African country at the Bandy World Championship in Siberia. Their inspiring journey is shared in the documentary Trevligt Folk (Nice People) presented by Filip & Fredrik premiering at the Göteborg Film Festival over the weekend and in theaters around Sweden beginning January 28th. Watch the trailer above with a universally understood message that goes beyond sports, Somalia, Sweden and Siberia.