Martti Kaartinen

Martti Kaartinen

Finland

Biography

Martti Kaartinen is a Finnish filmmaker and scriptwriter. He has acted as a lead in short films, which have been shown at major festivals and broadcasted on tv. Background research for the documentary EASTERN MEMORIES took Kaartinen for a month to Tokyo, for six months to Mongolia and for several weeks to China, travelling and living alone with the local people. He is currently involved in several different film projects as a director, writer and an actor. As a journalist Kaartinen has written articles ranging from social to cultural issues, and done photo reports for various publications. EASTERN MEMORIES is Kaartinen’s debut film as a director.

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