Mia Halme

Mia Halme is a filmmaker who tends to look behind the scenes of private life as well as hierarchies of society. Themes of her films are often related to the dignity of life. She is known for her documentary miniseries First Five for HBO and her film Forever Yours (2011) which won the Finnish film award Jussi for Best Documentary as well as the Best Direction Award at Visions du Réel. Her film Every Other Couple (2016) premiered at DOK Leipzig and was selected to Toronto’s Hot Docs . People We Come Across (2021) premiered at Hot Docs .