Two personal stories related to parenthood and fear of loss of ones child at the sea, both based on real events. The first one describes an incident where the daughter of a Finnish woman nearly drowned on a holiday trip to a beach, the latter is based on the memories of a kurdish refugee who escaped war and ISIS attacks in her home country Iraq and ended up in a smuggler boat with her husband and young child. Available both as a two-channel installation where stories are side by side and as a short film where the two stories follow each other.
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English title / The Inland Sea
Teoksen nimi suomeksi / Sisämeri
Original title / Sisämeri
Keywords / family (phenomena), death, seas, loss
Type / Single channel
Genre / personal narrative, political commentary, documentary
Country / Finland
Duration / 00:14:00
Language / Finnish
Sound format / Stereo
Year / 2017
Cast / Sini Liimatainen (Cinematographer), Marja Viitahuhta (Cinematographer), Marja Viitahuhta (Director), Noora Dadu (Actor), Zrian Hussein (Actor), Alfred Kordelin Foundation / - (Funder), Suomen Kulttuurirahasto / Finnish Cultural Foundation / - (Funder), Arts Promotion Centre Finland / - (Funder), Marja Viitahuhta (Author), Tuukka Haapakorpi (Sound Design)