Nearness

Leena Lehti

Nearness is an essay about motherhood, closeness and existence. The film contemplates on presence. Phenomena such as childhood and memories can be present and at the same time out of reach and untouchable.

Production Year
2013
Duration
00:08:08
Type
Genre
Tags
Original Title
Läsnä
English Title

Nearness

Production Countries
Finland
Dialogue
Yes
Sound
Yes
Cast
Leena Lehti (Author), Leena Lehti (Cinematographer), Leena Lehti (Director), Jenni Saaristo (Editor), Leena Lehti (Producer), Leena Lehti (Script), Jenni Saaristo (Sound Design), Petteri Rajanti (Sound Design)
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Leena Lehti (1979) is a filmmaker who works in Tampere, Finland. She has graduated as a Bachelor of Media (Tampere School of Art and Media 2005) and Master of Arts (Aalto university 2013). She often shoots her videos on Super 8mm film for its special visuality and materiality. Her favourite themes are winter, proceeding, and the merging of the inner and outer worlds. Lehti´s films are shown in several screenings, art exhibitions and film festivals.