• children/youth ,
  • human rights/social issues ,
  • Documentary films, under 30min
Expected 2022 | 15 min

Jasmin’s Two Homes

Jasminin kaksi kotia

Details

The 8-year-old Jasmin was never able to understand why people keep asking her where she is from. From Finland of course! When Jasmin’s parents finally decide to move the entire family back to their home country Somalia, Jasmin is faced with the biggest change in her life. She has to say goodbye to the familiar playgrounds in the Helsinki suburbs, as well as her best friend Maryam.

DIRECTORS: Inka Achté, Hanna Karppinen
PRODUCER: Liisa Karpo
PRODUCTION COMPANYnapafilms

Directors

Inka Achté

is a documentary filmmaker with more than 15 years of experience working in the film and TV industries. She has also worked as a festival programmer, consultant and tutor within creative documentary. She holds an MA in Documentary Directing from the National Film and Television School in the UK. Achté is a consultant and strategist for Raina Film Festival Distribution.

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Hanna Karppinen

Hanna Karppinen has studied scriptwriting in Metropolia University of Applied Sciences in Helsinki. Her first film school was The New York Film Academy in New York and she has also studied in Estonia in Tallinn University’s Baltic Film, Media and Arts School. Hanna works with films, TV and podcasts as scriptwriter, journalist, director and producer. She has co-written the feature documentary Golden Land (2022) with Inka Achté and directed a short documentary for children called No Place Like Home (2014).

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Contact

Otto Suuronen

Advisor / International Promotion and Cultural Export of Short Films

• festival distribution strategy for short films and short documentary films
• travel support and material support for international promotion: short films and short documentary films
• monthly short film screenings at Kino K13
• curating short film programmes

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