What filmmaker Ninja Thyberg is most interested in her short films, is how gender roles and sexuality are constructed. She is interested in exploring the power relations and power play between individuals and within community. Thyberg wishes to deconstruct social roles to reveal the power structures within.

In her film PLEASURE Thyberg is exploring porn industry. Pleasure won Canal Plus Award in Cannes, Semaine de la Critique 2013.

In the interview the acclaimed filmmaker talks of her interest in exploring power and why she wanted to become a filmmaker.

Journalist: Susanna Karhapää
Filming: Julia Falck, Anna Salonen
Editing: Julia Falck, Susanna Karhapää
Photo: Julia Falck