Kira Jääskeläinen

Kira Jääskeläinen, Finnish documentarist and explorer. She studied at the Copenhagen University (MA in Russian Studies and Film Studies) and the All Russian State University of Cinematography in Moscow (documentary film). Siberia became her passion at an early stage. She wrote her Master’s thesis about the Indigenous peoples of Chukotka peninsula and later finished her debut film ”Tagikaks – Once Were Hunters”, which has been screened and awarded at festivals around the world.