Finlandia - Historical monuments

Rosa Liksom

Women in hijab acquaint themselves with Finnish history by visiting three historical monuments in Helsinki: the Suomenlinna Fortress (representing the time of Swedish rule over Finland), the Helsinki Cathedral (representing the Russian rule), and the Sibelius monument (the modern times).

Production Year
2010
Duration
00:11:24
Type
Tags
Original Title
Finlandia - Historical monuments
Finnish Title
Finlandia - Historialliset monumentit
English Title
Finlandia - Historical monuments
Production Countries
Finland
Dialogue
No
Aspect Ratio
16:9
Sound
Yes
Cast
Rosa Liksom (Author), Rosa Liksom (Director), Roni Martin (Music), Rosa Liksom (Camera), Kari Pullinen (Camera)
Rosa Liksom currently lives and works in Helsinki. For decades the paintings, writings, plays and video works of Liksom have fascinated audiences in Finland and abroad. Liksom grew up in a small town community in the Finnish Lapland. In 1977 she moved to Helsinki. Liksom has studied anthropology and political science in Helsinki, Copenhagen and Moscow. Between 1982–86 she lived in the Kristiania Freetown in Copenhagen before expeditions to Siberia and Mongolia. Few years later she travelled to communist China and Austin, Texas. Later, she has stayed in Helsinki. In addition to literary works, Liksom has made paintings and short films since 1985. She has also made comics, coloring books children’s books.