AV-arkki members awarded at the Faces of Wisdom Film Competition, Helsinki!

23.04.2014

Faces of Wisdom Film Competition was organized for the first time on 15th of April in Helsinki. Play This at My Funeral by Tellervo Kalleinen & Niina Lehtonen Braun was awarded with the second prize in the festival’s competition. Also, In Memoriam by Niina Suominen received one of the three Special Merits. Jury members were film director Dani Kouyate, documentarian Kit Thomas, director/cinematographer Ville Tanttu and Gitte Hansen from the First Hand Films.

Jury’s statement of the Play This at My Funeral by Tellervo Kalleinen & Niina Lehtonen Braun:

“We are taken on a trip of thoughtful moments from a question sung to us and the characters in this film: What instrument would you like to have played at your funeral? A film that leaves the safety of spoken or written word behind, and communicate with through music and visuals and faces filled with wonder, doubts, worry, humor and joy. It is moving and meaningful as it addresses a subject that is often shrouded in taboo – our own death and our relationship to it.”

Event: Faces of Wisdom
Dates of the event: 15.4.2014
Website: http://www.facesofwisdom.org/
City: Helsinki
Country: Finland
Curator/Progammer: Aino-Nina Saarikoski
Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/facesofwisdom
Venue: Kino K-13, Suomen elokuvasäätiö

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