13 Finnish films in competition at the hybrid Nordisk Panorama

August 20, 2020

Nordisk Panorama, the key festival for Nordic documentary and short films, will take place both online and live in Malmö in late September. The industry platform Forum is held online only.

The festival got 541 entries for its competitions, and 67 films in total were selected.

Finnish films competing in the different sections are:

Feature documentaries

  • John Webster, Eye to Eye
  • Elina Talvensaari, Lady Time
  • Anu Kuivalainen, Still Into You

Short films

  • Juho Reinikainen, 25th Hour
  • Jussi Sandhu and Ville Hakonen, The Best Possible Life
  • Risto-Pekka Blom, Canary
  • Antti Holma, Kill Anneli
  • Mika Taanila, Patent No. 314805
  • Pilvi Takala, If Your Heart Wants It (Remix)
  • Lauri-Matti Parppei, The Last Day

New Nordic Voice:

  • Lauri Pulkkinen, Hertta Lehtovirta, Sanna Liinamaa, Janne Matias Häkkinen and Ulrika Fredriksson, Afterparty (short animation)
  • Jenni Kivistö and Jussi Rastas, Colombia in My Arms (documentary)

Young Nordic

  • Jorma Kaulanen, Jail Lullaby (short film)

Finnish projects in the Forum:


  • We Are Animals (Tuffi Films), directors Salla Kivelä and Vesa Kuosmanen
  • Game of Minds (napafilms), directors Petri Luukkainen and Jesse Jokinen
  • The Mission (Danish Bear), director Tania Moilainen – The Finnish Film Foundation’s wildcard


  • The Last of the Seagulls (Making Movies), director Tonislav Hristov
  • Jörn Donner: Epilogue (Bufo), director John Webster
  • In the World of Colour and Shape – Maija Isola (Greenlit Productions), director Leena Jääskeläinen

Read more: nordiskpanorama.com