Suvi Andrea Helminen (Denmark)

Suvi Andrea Helminen was born in Copenhagen, Denmark, in 1976 to Finish and American parents. She started making films and television in 1997 and since then directed several documentaries and TV-programs. She did her education from The National Film School of Denmark, department of documentary and television, graduated in 2003. Along with that, she also works as teacher, lecturer, editor and photographer.


  • The Widows of Shinyanga
    Denmark, 2002
  • Land of Mist
    Denmark, 2003
  • Kærlighed og smadret glas/ Love and Broken Glass
    35´, Denmark, 2006
  • On the Way to Paradise
    58´, Denmark, 2007
  • Turf War in No Man’s Land
    Denmark, 2009
  • Theresienstadt – Danish Children in Nazi Captivity
    Denmark, 2010

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