• human rights/social issues ,
  • Documentary films, over 30 min
2021 | 79 min

People We Come Across

Missä tiet kohtaavat

Details

In West Africa, Anu Kantele, a doctor of tropical diseases, is leading a diarrhea vaccine study that could save the lives of millions of children. When 700 helpful Finnish tourists test the vaccine, it is a start of a unique holiday trip in the tropics. A film about helping and humane encounters.

International premiere:
HotDocs 2021
 
DIRECTOR
: Mia Halme
SCREENWRITER: Mia Halme
CINEMATOGRAPHY: Ditte Uljas
SOUND: Olli Huhtanen
EDITING: Phil Jandaly, Antony Bentley
MUSIC: Kalle Vainio
PRODUCERS: Marianne Mäkelä, Liisa Karpo
PRODUCTION COMPANY: napafilms

Director

Mia Halme

is a director-writer with a background in journalism. Her documentaries have been screened widely in different festivals around the world. Forever Yours (2012) received the Finnish Jussi Award and the Best Direction prize in Visions du Réel. Every Other Couple (2016) premiered in DOK Leipzig and Hot Docs. Halme has graduated from Film School in Helsinki and has also worked there as a visiting professor of documentary.

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Contact

Suvi Railo

Advisor / International Promotion and Cultural Export of Documentary Films

• festival distribution strategy for documentary films
• travel support and material support for international promotion: documentary films

+ 358 9 6220 3021