Sami van Ingen

Sami van Ingen is one of the pioneers of experimental filmmaking in Finland. He has made over 30 short films, mostly dealing subtly with the act of seeing and using various strategies to manipulate found or forgotten footage like in Fokus (40 min, 2004), Just One Kiss (42 min, 2008) and Flame (15 min, 2018). His films have been screened at festivals like Edinburgh FF, Karlovy-Vary, IFF Rotterdam, BFI London Film Festival, Kurzfilmtage Oberhausen, and at institutions like National Gallery of Art in Washington and Centre Pompidou.