How to Pick Berries (short documentary film) / Miten Marjoja Poimitaan
Elina Talvensaari, Finland, 2010.
Directed by: Elina Talvensaari
Script: Elina Talvensaari, Mauro Fariñas
Production company: Aalto University School of Art and Design
Cinematography: Joonas Pulkkanen
Editing: Markus Leppälä
Music: Pinja Mäki
Running time: 19'
Visitors from a distant place appear in the misty swamps of Northern Finland. The locals grow restless - things are changing, secret berry spots are revealed. How to Pick Berries is an exploration of Finnish mind and the absurdities of global economy.
Awards and Festivals
Tampere Film Festival 2011 – Best Documentary, Student Award
Elina Talvensaari began her studies with anthropology and sociology at Helsinki University. While finishing her Master's Degree she switched to film studies, majoring in documentary directing. How to pick berries is her film for Bachelor's Degree at Aalto University, Helsinki.
Location and screening schedule: ACADEMY OF DRAMATIC ART, Thursday, October 20th at 18.00