I am the Jury (working title) - short documentary - Belgium / Finland - 2020 - WORK IN PROGRESS Belgian judicial system uses a 12 member jury in serious crime cases. The jury consists of ordinary citizens. In the film jury member, public prosecutor and a long-term prisoner share this unforgettable experience of a civil jury trial. Three narratives twisted together creates a sharper picture of a legal system in which participation of an average citizen in decision making is seen as a valid method of deciding someone’s guilt or innocence.
Between the Trees and Bushes - short docu fiction - Belgium - 2018 In the middle of the city of Brussels, the capital of Belgium and the whole Europe is a park, Parc de Bruxelles. The hidden pathways, trees and bushes of the park witnesses anonymous encounters.
Film is is part of director's studies at the international DocNomads Joint Master Degree in documentary film directing.
Festivals: QFest: The Houston International LGBTQ Film Festival, United States 2019 LGBTQ Shorts Film Festival, United States 2019
Senki fiáról (EN: Nobody’s Son) - short documentary - Hungary - 2018 Miki is a 56 year old public transportation ticket controller in Budapest Hungary. Life has not treated him so gently and now Miki has decided to take care of himself. The film Nobody's Son raises the universal question of how much a person is responsible of his own actions and what is the effect of the given circumstances in which one is born into.
Festivals: Finnish Film Days, Fresh Perspectives! -screening, Budapest, 2019 Bucharest ShortCut Cinefest 2019 Nahal international Student Short Film Festival 2019
Exist, Non-Exist - short documentary - Portugal - 2018 Just outside of Lisbon locates self-built neighbourhood Bairro 6 de Maio, which is facing the consequences of gentrification in postcolonial Portugal.
Festivals and screenings: SUBURBINALE, Austria 2019 The Independent Documentary Film Festival Legendary Doc 2019 Arquiteturas Film Festival, Portugal 2019 Lisbon Film Rendezvous, Portugal 2019 Social Short Film Awards, Portugal 2019 Festival CinemaZERO, Italy 2018 Cine Terraço, Brazil 2018 Link to teaser: https://vimeo.com/manage/videos
Dans La Chambre D'Aprhodite (EN: In Aphrodite's Room) - short docu-fiction - Portugal - 2017 The film questions the universal myth trough the gaze of a curious woman who is fascinated by other's intimacy.
Short film created in collaboration with seven documentary film students during a field trip to the north of Portugal in November 2017.
Collective: Pilar Bebea Mirna Everhard Karoliina Gröndahl Luisa Mello Charlotte Müller Ananthakrishnan Pillai Ahsan Mahmood Claudia Sul
Festivals & awards: Best Short Film, Cinalfama Lisbon International Film Festival, Autumn Edition 2018
Inside - short docu-fiction - Hungary - 2018 - Work in progress.
#Mommylife - short fiction - Finland - 2017 - Co-directed with Milla Puolakanaho Short film of a everyday life of a woman on the edge.
Producer: Euphoria Borealis ry / Kino Love Screened: Nordic Cultural Point HIFF, Finland 2019 Tampere Film Festival, Finland 2018 Suomalaisen Elokuvan Festivaalin klubi #1, Finland 2018 Link: https://vimeo.com/228205005
Elinkautinen (EN: Sentenced for Life) - documentary film for television - Finland - 2016 How is life of a long term prisoner Henkka, who has spent almost all of his adult life in prison in Finland sentenced for a murder? Now he is 32 years old and trying to get back to society serving in open prison, which allows him to make rap music and study. How the Finnish society responds to him?
About Adulthood (original title: Aikuisuudesta) - short documentary - Finland - 2014 "I will turn 30 this year. I'm grown up. Still I don't know how adulthood should feel. I don't have a steady job, mortgage, I am not in relationship, i don't have kids or neither pension savings account" Short personal documentary film about getting older, friendship and family.
Producer: Helsinki Vocational College of Audiovisual Communications Screened: Tampere Film Festival, Finland 2015, Kelaamo -screening Blue Sea Film Festival, Finland 2014, film school series Tyttöjen Talo Tour 2015, film toured in several Girls’ Houses in Finland were it was screened for audience consisting of teenagers and youth workers Film is part of the film association Kelaamo’s learning material offered for high school students