Docudrama about the national hang up of the Korvatunturi, the fell that father Christmas is supposedly living in. The video explores the modern folklore and the concept of authenticity.
Christmas, documentary films, fairy tales, interviews, landscape, mythology, nature, origin, urban landscape
Sami van Ingen (Cinematographer), Sami van Ingen (Author), Sami van Ingen (Director), Tuomo Kangasmaa (Editor)
Sami van Ingen is a veteran in alternative Finnish film, who has worked as an artist, lecturer and curator since the late 1980s. He lives and works in Helsinki, Finland. Van Ingen finished his doctoral studies in the Academy of Fine Arts in Helsinki in 2012. He often uses random or found materials in his works. His works have been seen in many national and international exhibitions and festivals over the years, including Tbilisi Triennial (2012), Kunsthalle Helsinki (2005) and Sara Hildén Art Museum in Tampere, Finland (2002).