The Taxi Club (2016)

Allonias decides that enough is enough. He works 12-13 hours driving his taxi every day and still has no money left to pay for rent and clothes for their three children.
He begins a battle against Sweden’s largest taxi company owned by billionaire Rolf Karlsson. It leads to Rolf Karlsson selling the entire empire for around 2-3 billion SEK. But for Allonias it has a high price…

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Allonias Sebhatu. Foto Johan Palmgren

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NEWS

December 2016 – Best Documentary film (Dziga Vertov Award) at Chicago Amarcord Arthouse Television & Video Fest Awards. Chicago, Illinois.
December 2016 – Finalist in the category Best Documentary film or episode at Chicago Amarcord Arthouse Television & Video Fest Awards. Chicago, Illinois.
December 2016 – Best Documentary (Feature) at Hollywood & Beyond Movie Awards/ Film Fest. Los Angeles, California.
October 2016 – Semi-Finalist at Petaluma International Film Festival. Petaluma, California
July 2016 – Best Documentary Feature at Los Angeles International Independent Documentary Awards. Los Angeles, California.
July 2016 – Foreign Documentary Feature Official Selection at Hollywood International Independent Documentary Awards. Los Angeles, California.
July 17, 2016 – Official selection at Los Angeles Lift-Off Film Festival 2016
July 15, 2016 – Best Documentary for Hollywood & Beyond’s July 2016
July 14, 2016 – Official selection at FilmFreeway
June 20, 2016 – Shown at Aftonbladet.se
May 31, 2016 – Cnema, Norrköping
May 25, 2016 – Riksdagen
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May 16, 2016 – Tellus, Midsommarkransen
May 14, 2016 – Panora, Malmö
May 14, 2016 – Kino,Lund
May 13, 2016 – Zita (premiere!)
March 10, 2016 – Official Selection Documentary Award at TEMPO. Stockholm.

REVIEWS

Aftonbladet – ”Han vann mot taxi-slaveriet”
(http://www.pressreader.com/sweden/aftonbladet/20160620/281578059954416)
Stockholmstidningen – ”Sebathus fackliga kamp kostade jobbet”
(http://www.stockholmstidningen.se/default.aspx?page=3&nyhetstock=745)
Sydsvenskan – ”Taxibranschen under lupp i ny film”
http://www.hd.se/2016-05-11/taxibranschen-under-lupp-i-ny-film
Bohuslänningen – ”Taxibranschen under lupp i ny film”
http://www.bohuslaningen.se/kultur-n%C3%
Metro (TT) – ”Filmrecension: Taxiklubben”
http://www.metro.se/noje/filmrecension-taxiklubben/Hdzpek!lZ@Ku8HAjSg4drM@2k5uw/
Kommunalarbetaren – ”Taxiklubben”
http:/www.ka.se/taxiklubben
SVT, Gomorron Sverige – “Jag gillar den men den kommer att få sin stora publik på TV.” (Recension av Göran Everdal.)
Transportarbetaren – ”Hans kamp blev film”
Stockholms Fria – ”Miljonrullning för taxibolagens ägare”
(http://www.stockholmsfria.se/artikel/122406)
Dagens Nyheter – ”Ingen taxichaufför ska behöva bli förnedrad”
(http://dn.se/sthlm/ingen-taxichauffor-ska-behova-bli-fornedrad/)
SVT – “Gomorron Sverige 7 mars 2016 03:18:47″
(http://www.svtplay.se/video/6928399/gomorron-sverige/gomorron-sverige-7-mar-06-25)
Kommunalarbetaren – “Han startade fack för taxichaufförer”
(http://www.ka.se/han-startade-fack-for-taxichaufforer)
ETC – “Chaufförens långa kamp mot mäktiga taxijätten”
(http://www.etc.se/kultur-noje/chaufforens-langa-kamp-mot-maktiga-taxijatten)
Mitt i Stockholm – “Verkligheten drar rekordpublik”
(https://mitti.se/verkligheten-drar-rekordpublik/?tag=stockholm)
Nominerad i kategorin Tempo Award 2016 på Tempo dokumentärfestival.

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