True Stories From Finland 

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Anna Antsalo
MOMENTUM
2015 /// 16 min /// Tuffi Films
A small boy is waiting for a major heart surgery. His time has not yet begun. Meanwhile, clocksmiths repair and construct delicate time machines. One can easily get fascinated by movement, because without movement there is no time.

Sanna Liljander
REMEMBER?
2015 /// 4 min /// Aalto University / ELO Film school
Photographs capture special moments of our lives, reminding us at the same time of their impermanence. Remember? travels through a space of memories.

Juho-Pekka Tanskanen
SAMI’S FILM
2016 /// 14 min /// Danish Bear Productions
Sami’s memories are alive only in the movies that he filmed. How does it feel like to forget an entire life?

Iisa-Noora Leppänen
JARNO
2015 /// 7 min /// Metropolia University of Applied Sciences
The 39-year-old bus driver Uthman Pirttimäki from Helsinki dreams about changing the city one bus drive at a time.

Aija Ronkainen
THE FERRY
2016 /// 9 min /// Metropolia University of Applied Sciences
Ferry follows the everyday journey of the public Suomenlinna ferry in Helsinki. We take a closer look at the passengers and the ferries themselves as we let the familiar route float us into a meditative state of mind.

Joonas Ylipiha
WHEN THE WORLD CAME TO US
2015 /// 6 min /// Metropolia University of Applied Sciences
An everyday life of a small town is about to change. The world is coming for a visit.

Juhani Haukka
POST-WAR DREAMS
2015 /// 25 min /// Aalto University / ELO Film school
The film is based on interviews and written sources of Finns who witnessed the Second World War. The restored archive film material is unique and never seen before.

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