In 1978 a Swedish delegation traveled to Democratic Kampuchea, present-day Cambodia. They visited hospitals, work collectives and emptied cities. They even had dinner with Pol Pot. Why didn't they see the mass murder that was going on?

The exhibition at Forum För Levande Historia treated the subject of watching the world with "idelogical blinkers on", and went back to the seventies in Sweden when famous writer Jan Myrdal had dinner with Pol Pot and managed to ignore the mass murder going on.

Manuscript: Joakim Karlsson Ad agency: JMW Production: Palladium Directed by: Robin Robinovitch and Filip Hammarström
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