The Presence

Juhani Koivumäki

14 people meditated eyes open in the studio conditions for 20 minutes. The director chose a specific excerpt from each meditation. The documentary short film “The presence” depicts meditation as an experience that unites people extending the unity into the viewers. Meditation can also be meditated.

Production Year
2019
Duration
00:09:37
Type
Genre
Tags
Original Title
Läsnäolo
Finnish Title

Läsnäolo

English Title

The Presence

Production Countries
Finland
Dialogue
No
Sound
Yes
Cast
Juhani Koivumäki (Author), Toni Pasanen (Cinematographer), Juhani Koivumäki (Director), Juhani Koivumäki (Editor), Juhani Koivumäki (Producer), Juhani Koivumäki (Script), Tuomas Alatalo (Sound Design), Mediarata (Funder), AVEK - The Promotion Centre for Audiovisual Culture (Funder), TAIKE (Funder), Elokuvaosuuskunta Lunafilms (Production Company)
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Juhani Koivumäki graduated with M.A degree from the academy of fine arts in Helsinki in 2008. He has 17 years of experience in working with media art. He has held solo exhibitions and hosted workshops for young people and children in Finland and abroad. Many of his films have been screened at international and domestic film festivals and screenings since 2002. Koivumäki’s central themes deal often with colliding interests between human society and individual. Koivumäki lives in Helsinki, Finland.