Arto Halonen

Arto Halonen is known for both documentary and fiction films which have been screened internationally. He received the Finland Prize in 2005, in recognition of a notable artistic career. He also received the City of Helsinki Cultural Prize in 2010 and the Humanitarian Award of the European Union in 1998. Halonen’s documentary films include When Heroes Lie (2012), The Shadow of the Holy Book (2007), Pavlov’s Dogs (2005), and Karmapa – Two Ways of Divinity (1998).