The Fringe Segment
Director: Lauri Autere
Producer: Samu Soini / Filmloop Oy
A childhood friends rise to lead a radical racist movement awakens director Lauri Autere’s need to understand where extremism stems from. The focus is on the so-called fringe segment, a special ecosystem consisting of Finnish hardline extra-parliamentary nationalists.
What is the internal motive for their actions? What fascinates them about radical racism? What is the worldview from which this ideology emerges from?