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social control

To escape the ultra-Orthodox lifestyle

Anna Winger, Alexa Karolinski: unorthodox

: Thoughtful story about a young girl who leaves a Hasidic society for a better life outside.

Dancing without freedom

Jorunn Myklebust Syversen: disc

NORWEGIAN GAME MOVIE: Jorunn Myklebust Syversen's second feature film is a strong and disturbing depiction of social control in Norwegian Pentecostal church environments.

A tribute to the strong immigrant mothers

Shazia Majid: Out of the shadows

CONTEMPORARY HISTORY: Out of the Shadows tells of the fierce struggle for equality of immigrant mothers who followed their husbands to Norway in the hope of a better life, but who were met with xenophobia, racism and prejudice.

Krimmigrasjons policy

Thomas Ugelvik: Social control

: Hot communitarian trends locally can go hand in hand with the development of spider-like surveillance institutions or fence-building nationally and internationally. What is social control?

Social control 4.0

: China's digital social credit system operates with a form of gamified control, which rewards users while scoring points for online and offline behavior. By 2020, the Chinese authorities plan to establish a nationwide system. Western commentators react with disgust, but is our own social media really that much better?