How to Pick Berries

Direction
Year
2010
Country
  • Finland
Duration
19min
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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 and everything is getting uncomfortable. Who is to blame and who is profiting from all this? How to Pick Berries is an exploration of Finnish mind and the absurdities of global economy.

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  • Original title
    Miten marjoja poimitaan
  • Direction
  • Screenplay
    Elina Talvensaari, Mauro Fariñas
  • Dir. of Photo.
    Joonas Pulkkanen
  • Editing
    Markus Leppälä
  • Music
    Pinja Mustajoki, Tommi Mäki
  • Sound
    Pinja Mustajoki
  • Duration
    19 min (16-30 min.)
  • Year
    2010
  • Country
    • Finland
  • Production
      • Aalto University
      • Finland
  • Festivals
    • Venice International Film Festival 2010.
    • Helsinki International Film Festival 2010.
    • San Sebastian International Film Festival 2010.
    • Nordic Film Days, Lübeck 2010.
    • Lens Politica, Helsinki 2010.
    • Arktista Viimaa, Rovaniemi 2010.
    • Bratislava International Film Festival 2010.
    • International Documentary Film Festival, Amsterdam 2010.
    • Kettupäivät, Helsinki 2010.
    • Sleepwalkers, Tallin 2010.
    • Zinebi, Bilbao 2010.
    • Henri Langlois, Poitiers 2010.
    • Antarctis Film Festival, Queen Maud Land 2010.
    • Tromsø International Film Festival.
    • Premiers Plans D'Angers.
    • Hors Pistes, Centre Pompidou, Paris 2011.
    • DocPoint, Helsinki 2011.
    • Arktisen Upeeta, Jyväskylä 2011.
    • True/False Film Festival, Columbia 2011.
    • Tampere Film Festival 2011.
    • Environmental Film Festival. Washington DC 2011.
    • Vera Film Festival, Mariehamn Åland 2011.
    • Go-Short, Nijmegen 2011.
    • Minimalen, Trondheim 2011.
    • Regensburg Short Film Week, Special Mention 2011.
    • Aubagne International Film Festival 2011.
    • Artisokka Film Festival, Helsinki 2011.
    • Full Frame Documentary Film Festival. Durham 2011.
    • Minneapolis-Saint Paul International Film Festival 2011.
    • Dawson City International Short Film Festival 2011.
    • Trento Film Festival 2011.
    • Docville International Documentary Film Festival, Leuven 2011.
    • Timishort Film Festival, Timisoara 2011.
    • IndieLisboa 2011.
    • Short Film Corner, Cannes International Film Festival 2011.
    • Doc Aviv, International Documentary Film Festival. Tel Aviv 2011.
    • London International Documentary Film Festival 2011.
    • 2annas International Shorts Film Festival, Riga 2011.
    • Vienna Independent Shorts Film Festival 2011.
    • Hamburg International Shorts Film Festival 2011.
    • MoMA presents: Doc Point. New York 2011.
    • Future Shorts ONE / July 2011.
    • Guanajuato International Film Festival 2011.
    • Rural Route Film Festival. New York, USA 2011.
    • Brazilian Student Film Festival. Sao Paulo 2011.
    • Kratkofil International Film Festival, Banja Luka 2011.
    • Milano Film Festival 2011.
    • Kinokuus Food Film Festival, Dubrovnik 2011.
    • Nordisk Panorama. Aarhus, Fedeora Award 2011.
    • Camden Int. Film Festival, Camden, Rockport and Rockland 2011.
    • I've Seen Films, International Film Festival, Milan 2011.
    • Belo Horizonte, International Film Festival 2011.
    • Bergen International Film Festival 2011.
    • Uppsala International Short Film Festival. Grand Prix 2011.
    • DokumentART. Neubrandenburg, Germany and Szczecin, Poland 2011.
    • Kasseler Dok Fest, Kassel 2011.
    • L'Alternativa, Barcelona Independent Film Festival 2011.
    • Munich International Film Festival of Film Schools 2011.
    • Encounters, International Film Festival. Bristol 2011.
    • Bucharest International Experimental Film Festival 2011.
    • Women Directing International Film Festival. Cuenca 2011.
    • Next Reel International Film Festival, Singapore 2012.
    • Regensburg Short Film Week 2012.
    • Food Film Festival, Amsterdam 2012.
    • Saguenay International Short Film Festival 2012.
    • International Women's Film Festival, Cologne 2012.
    • Walking in Air. Aurora Picture Show, Houston 2012.
    • Madeira Film Festival 2012.
    • Minifest, Montreal 2012.
  • Awards
    • San Sebastian International Film Festival, 2nd Prize IFSM, 2010.
    • Bratislava International Film Festival, Best Short Film Award, 2010.
    • Kettupäivät, Helsinki, Best School Documentary Award, 2010.
    • Zinebi, Bilbao, Golden Mikeldi for Documentary, 2010.
    • Tromsø International Film Festival, Tromsø Palm Award, 2011.
    • Premiers Plans D'Angers, Musical Creation Award, 2011.
    • Arktisen Upeeta, Jyväskylä, Student Film Honorable Mention; Audience Favorite, 2011.
    • Tampere Film Festival, Best Documentary; Student Award, 2011.
    • IndieLisboa, RTP2 Onda Curta Award, 2011.
    • Brazilian Student Film Festival. Sao Paulo, Portrait of National Reality Award, 2011.
    • Kratkofil International Film Festival, Banja Luka, Best Documentary, 2011.
    • Bucharest International Experimental Film Festival. Best Cinematography Award, 2011.
    • Women Directing International Film Festival. Cuenca. Breve Historia Award 2011.

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