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Einari Paakkanen: Singing is revealing and tells something about us

12. Oct 2022 | News

Text by: Einari Paakanen Earlier this year, I directed my fourth documentary film Karaoke Paradise, which explores the meaning of music and the mental landscape of us Finns who love to sing karaoke. There is a particularly revealing element in the act of singing: we can’t hide our emotions when we sing. Also, not only…

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Tartu 2024 Arts of Survival Documentaries opens an international film competition

19. Jul 2022 | News

The Tartu 2024 foundation, Estonian Film Institute and NGO Tartu Filmiselts invites filmmakers to take part in a creative contest looking for ideas for short films capturing Southern Estonia.  The aim of the contest is to find different topics and authors who will present Tartu and Southern Estonia in artistically exciting ways. The short films…

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Jerzy Sladkowski: Breathing With Nature

14. Jul 2022 | News

It’s incredible how South Estonians are connected with nature. All of their everyday activities are in rhythm with nature, it’s amazing! And your mixed forests – in Sweden you won’t find that kind of symbiosis. – Jerzy Sladkowski Polish-Swedish documentary film director Jerzy Sladkowski was the first Tartu 2024 Arts of Survival Documentaries resident from…

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