The Child of Silent Winter

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    The Child of Silent Winter

    Hiljaisen talven lapsi

    Directed by

    Finland

    2012

    21 min

    • Finnish

    Documentary, Short

    Katja is a 24-year-old pensioner and frustrated. She is living in a circle of solitude, spending her days walking her dog and looking out of the window. Her loneliness stems from years of being the victim of school bullying.

    Awards

    • Special Prize (Under 30 Minutes) - Tampere FF

    Credits

    Screenplay
    Iiris Härmä
    Cinematography
    Visa Koiso-Kanttila
    Editing
    Tuula Mehtonen
    Production
    GUERILLA FILMS
    Iiris Härmä

    Iiris Härmä

    Finland

    M.A. Iiris Härmä has over 15 years experience as a producer, production coordinator, director and writer in documentary film productions. Her background is in Ethnology and Cultural Studies in which she received MA in University of Turku, and Film Studies diploma from The New School University, NY. Iiris Härmä is the other founding member of Guerilla Films with her husband documentary film director Visa Koiso-Kanttila. She is also an active member of PINGIS, the community of Finnish forefront women documentarists. Iiris Härmä has produced and directed several award-winning short and feature-length documentaries that have acclaimed international reputation in various film festivals around the world.

    Selected Filmography