Dance of Life 

Eero Heinonen
DANCE FOR TWO
FINLAND /// 2015 /// 35 MIN
Barbara and Adam became friends at the School of American Ballet as teenagers in 1940’s. They ended up on different continents and lost contact. After 60 years they connect by lucky chance and together they visit St. Petersburg Mariinsky theater and Vaganova school in Russia.

Marko Röhr
NOSTE /// NOSTE – TANSSI VEDEN ALLA
FINLAND /// 2014 /// 5 MIN /// MATILA RÖHR PRODUCTIONS
Noste is an aesthetic expedition to the world of underwater dance. Dance together with impressive underwater surroundings and touching music create an elegant, emotional and visual entirety.

Irmak Karasu
EDIFICE
TURKEY /// 2014 /// 13 MIN
This dance film tells the story of a woman’s revolt against the moral values imposed by the society. In the film, all of the characters question the social trauma inflicted upon their bodily memory.

Rebecca Laube-Pohto
THE SWORDLESS SAMURAI
FINLAND /// 2015 /// 7 MIN /// TURUN TAIDEAKATEMIA
A visual dance film about spiritual strength and growth. The costuming and movement are inspired by the ancient samurai-tradition, and the story by the mental strength of the samurai.

Gaia Saarinen
HERTTAPARI
FINLAND /// 2015 /// 6 MIN /// METROPOLIA
An experimental documentary tells the story of a mother’s gambling addiction from the daughter’s point of view. How does it feel like watching your mother fall and how to prevent her from dragging you down as well?

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