The 3 Rooms of Melancholia

”I know what war is. I am not afraid to kill bad people”, says 14-year-old Sergey. In St. Petersburg’s military academy, the […]

It’s Raining Women

”You are unaware of it before you hit it.” The documentary by Mari Soppela focuses on glass ceilings, a metaphor for the […]


It all starts when the assistant of the filming crew, Küllikki, starts her journey to the Eastern Orthodox convent of Pühtitsa, located […]

Tanjuska and the 7 Devils

Little 12-year-old Tanjuska has such large eyes and an inscrutable expression, that she resembles an icon. Her real home is in Belarus, […]


Atman is the Sanskrit word for soul. The third part of director Pirjo Honkasalo’s Trilogy of the Sacred and the Satanic documents […]

Sorrow Tamers

How can you overcome an emotion so intense that at its worst, it can consume you? Mina Laamo’s Sorrow Tamers is an […]

Shepherds of the Earth

The region of Lake Turkana, located in Kenya and Ethiopia, is considered to be “the Cradle of Humankind”. Among other finds, primate […]

Fragments of Humanity

In the Kosovo War, human dignity was shattered by the terrors of the Serbian government and the Albanian liberation army. Truths about […]

Golden Land

In the early 1990s, Mustafe Hassan was only a child, when the escalating Somali Civil War forced him to flee to Finland. […]