Finland Tag Archive

Live Action, Premiere

Zhenia Kazankina Acutely Captures Life in a Liminal Space in Deadpan Border Hotel Drama ‘Rio’

Zhenia Kazankina explains how deadpan framing and cast relationships formed in rehearsals allowed for an oddball take on the coming-of-age genre in 'Rio'.

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Animation

Louis Crevier Exposes His Inner Demons in Darkly Surreal ‘Sometimes I Think About Things, and Sometimes I Get Sad.’

DN talks to Louis Crevier about releasing his inner demons in darkly surreal 3D animation "Sometimes I Think About Things, And Sometimes I Get Sad."

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Art & Fashion, Asides

Men

Hanna Brotherus asks what it means to be a man in dance piece 'Men' - an experimental project which deployed the power and intimacy of touch.

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Documentary, Premiere

Meet a Future Rally Driving Legend in Ossi Piispanen & Elliott Gonzo’s Finnish DIY Racing Scene Portrait ‘Taru’

Ossi Piispanen shares how he and Elliott Gonzo created a portrait of one teenage girl’s determination to claim her place in the world of rally driving.

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Animation, Asides

Barbeque

Jenny Jokela’s hand-painted RCA grad short 'Barbeque' is a wildly visceral, mesmeric animation about coping with post traumatic stress disorder.

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Art & Fashion, Documentary

Anders Lönnfeldt Exposes the Analogue Poetry of Christoffer Relander’s ‘Jarred & Displaced’ Photo Series

Anders Lönnfeldt takes us behind the scenes of experimental photographer Christoffer Relander's 'bottled' landscape series 'Jarred & Displaced'.

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Live Action

Hannu Aukia’s Exposes the Fragility of Modern Romantic Relationships in Short Film ‘Helsinki-Turku’

Director Hannu Aukia’s talks to DN about how he turned a ‘vibe’ between actors into a deeply affecting short about the fragility of modern romantic

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Music

Love Runs Volatile Yet Tender in Sakari Lerkkanen’s ‘All These Years’ Music Video

Finnish Director Sakari Lerkkanen draws from a past spent living on the fringes, to deliver the deeply emotive tale of a couple’s fractious relationship for

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Music

Sakari Lerkkanen Reveals the Visual Rhythm of the Party Outcast in ‘Lintu’

Director Sakari Lerkkanen pulls from fond memories of parties in abandoned locations in his native Finland for Le Roi's 'Lintu' music video. Lerkkanen takes us

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Music

Teemu Niukkanen Performs Sex Change Through Pagan Ritual in The Hearing’s ‘George As a Boy’

We’ve been keeping a keen eye on the music video work of Finnish director Teemu Niukkanen for some time here at DN, suckers that we are for his askew

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Music

Femme En Fourrure: Pretty Boy

If this year’s onslaught of twerking rears got to be a little too much for you then you may well want to skip the gyration packed promo from Miikka Lommi

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Music

Sin Cos Tan: Limbo

Death stalks a netherworld waiting room for the dearly departed in Ville Salminen’s metaphysical promo for Sin Cos Tan’s Limbo.

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