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1980  Marshal Josip Broz Tito dies after leading Socialist Yugoslavia since its creation in 1945.

1990  Max Andersson is presented with the grant “1 kilometer of film” by the recently founded Stockholm Film Festival. In order to get as many recording minutes as possible, he requests 1 kilometer of Super 8mm film.

1991  Suddenly war breaks out in Yugoslavia. Marshal Tito is rediscovered, mummyfied in an old refrigerator in Ljubljana. Subsequently the Swedish economy crashes and national film funding is cut down. Max Andersson decides to pursue a career in comics.

1999  Max Andersson and Lars Sjunnesson are invited to ex-Yugoslavia for a comics convention. Suddenly NATO attacks Serbia. Following events result in the graphic novel BOSNIAN FLAT DOG.

2003  Andersson and Sjunnesson are invited to ex-Yugoslavia for a tour presenting their book with the mummy of Tito in a refrigerator. Suddenly someone attacks Iraq.

2006  Max Andersson begins editing the documentary footage shot by Helena Ahonen during the tour.

2008  The world economy crashes. Max Andersson rediscovers the frozen Super 8 film in his refrigerator and decides to use it to complete the movie.

2012  TITO ON ICE is finished. Suddenly war breaks out in Syria.

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