Productions

15/06/2010

UNITED STATES OF GUNS

1993 – A film about a nation’s love affair with guns. A heritage from cowboy days, the legacy of the frontier, has made the right to own a gun more than a constitutional right.

14/06/2010

THE BRIDGE JUMP

1993 – Folke Rydén makes an attempt to parachute from an 250-meter-high bridge in West Virginia, USA. This thrilling documentary deals not only with the physical and emotional stress of the jump.

14/06/2010

NORDIC SKYDIVING RECORD

1992 – Producer Folke Rydén participates as one of 54 skydivers gathered in Florida in an attempt to break the Nordic Skydiving Record.

14/06/2010

THE PRESIDENCY AT ANY PRICE

1992 – The U.S. correspondent of SVT and his cameraman covered the 1992 presidential race, from the early primaries until the day of the vote.

14/06/2010

LAST RIDE TO WOUNDED KNEE

1991 – In 1890 the U.S. Army surrounded and shot down 300 Sioux at Wounded Knee, South Dakota.

12/06/2010

THE RIGHT TO DIE

1990 – An emotional documentary about Chris Bussalacchi, a young woman who remained in a persistent vegetative state after a serious car accident.

11/06/2010

DEATH ROW

1990 – An eye for an eye, tooth for a tooth… Surveys show that a majority of the American people are in favour of increased use of the death penalty.

10/06/2010

TRAGEDY IN BEITA

1988 – This is an investigation into the first Israeli casualty of the Palestinian uprising, the Intifada.

01/06/2010

NEWS REPORTING

Over more than 25 years Foke Rydén has filed stories from various places around the world.

Awards

Productions have been awarded at several festivals and competitions, including:

– Banff Rockie Awards   
– Chicago Int´l TV Awards  
– Int´l Emmy Awards
– FIGRA
– FIPA
– FIAT/IFTA Award
– Golden Gate Awards
– INPUT Festival
– Monte Carlo Intl. Film & TV 
– New York Festivals
– Premi Actual
– UNESCO Prize
– Worldfest Houston

Broadcasts

FRP documentaries have been aired around the world by numerous broadcasters , including:

– ARD (Germany)
– ARTE (France/Germany)
– AVRO (Holland)
– BBC (UK)
– CBC (Canada) 
– Discovery (UK)
– DR (Denmark)
– ETB (Spain)
– The Learning Channel (USA)
– National Geographic (USA)
– NHK (Japan)
– NDR (Germany)
– NRK (Norway)
– ORF (Austria)
– RAI (Italy)
– RTE (Ireland)
– RTP (Portugal)
– SBS (Australia)
– SVT (Sweden)
– TF-1 (France)
– TSI (Switzerland)
– VRT (Belgium)
– YLE (Finland)
– ZDF (Germany)

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