Some we kept, some we threw back

Minna Rainio

The film depicts the racism and prejudice experienced by Finnish immigrants in the United States of the early 1900s, and creates parallels between these experiences and the treatment of refugees in today’s Finland and Europe.

Production Year
2010
Duration
00:07:14
Type
Tags
Original Title
Some we kept, some we threw back
Finnish Title
Some we kept, some we threw back
English Title
Some we kept, some we threw back
Production Countries
United States
Dialogue
Yes
Aspect Ratio
16:9
Sound
Yes
Cast
Mark Roberts (Cinematographer), Minna Rainio (Cinematographer), Minna Rainio (Author), Mark Roberts (Author), Mark Roberts (Director), Minna Rainio (Director), Minna Rainio (Editor), Mark Roberts (Editor), Minna Rainio (Script), Mark Roberts (Script)
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Minna Rainio and Mark Roberts create short films and moving image installations that combine aspects of documentary and fiction filmmaking. Their new short film “To Teach a Bird to Fly” (2020) looks at climate change and bird extinction. Rainio and Roberts’s films have been widely exhibited in Finland, Europe, the United States and South America, and have been shown in the official selections of numerous international film festivals.