• art/experimental ,
  • Short films
2024 | 30 min

Impivaara – A New World



Impivaara – A New World adapts Finnish national author Aleksis Kivi's novel Seven Brothers (1870) for the 21st Century. The emphasis is on climate crisis, the energetic basis of our culture and the co-dependencies of human and more-than-human worlds.

DIRECTOR: Patrik Söderlund
SCRIPTWRITER: Patrik Söderlund
PRODUCER: Jussi Eerola
PRODUCTION COMPANY: Elokuvayhtiö Testifilmi


Patrik Söderlund

Writer and director Patrik Söderlund is the founding member of artist duo IC-98. With a background in visual arts and cultural studies, Söderlund’s and Visa Suonpää’s 25-year collaboration as IC-98 has produced artist publications, site and context specific projects and interventions, animated moving image installations and various public commissions. IC-98 received the Finnish State Art Prize in 2009 and represented Finland at the Venice Biennale in 2015 with Abendland (Hours, Years, Aeons), which was picked by Sundance Film Festival in 2016. Their work has been shown extensively at museums, biennials and festivals in Europe, Asia and the Americas.

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Otto Suuronen

Advisor / International Promotion and Cultural Export of Short Films

• festival distribution strategy for short films and short documentary films
• travel, project and material and marketing support for short films and short documentary films
• monthly short film screenings at Kino K13
• curating short film programmes

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