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Weep not for me, O mother (Älä itke minua, äitini), 2014, fiction, 7'

Leena’s daughter is no longer at home. Suddenly she feels her life is meaningless. What remains is either petrifying loneliness or eternal bliss of the icons.

Production: Outi Hyytinen / Turku Arts Academy

Awards
TENT Academy Award for Best Foreign Film, Rotterdam, Netherlands, 2014

Nominations
The TFHMF Award 2015 (Athens, Greece, 2015), finalist
Best New Nordic Voice Award in Nordisk Panorama film festival (Malmö, Sweden, 2014)

Festivals & screenings (selection)
Les Rencontres Internationales, Paris, France, 1/2016
Artistsʼ Television Access, San Francisco, US, 7/2015
Art-Athina, Athens, Greece, 6/2015
Kuva/Tila, Helsinki, Finland, 12/2014
Euroshorts, Gdańsk, Poland, 11/2014
Filofest, Ljubljana, Slovenia, 11/2014
Cairo Video Festival, Cairo, Egypt, 11/2014
Analog Mania, Timisoara, Romania, 11/2014
Impakt Festival, Utrecht, Netherlands, 10-11/2014
Analogica Festival, Auer, Italy, 9/2014
Nordisk Panorama, Malmö, Sweden, 9/2014
TENT Academy Awards 2014, Rotterdam, Netherlands, 7/2014
Winnipeg Underground Film Festival, Winnipeg, Canada, 6/2014
Photographic Centre Peri, Turku, Finland, 3/2014

Articles
Video interview by Finnish Cultural Institute for the Benelux 12/2014
TAA 2014 press release 7/2014
Subbacultcha interview 7/2014