Nordic Junior Sessions 11+Short FilmShort Film Bundles



Studio Wed 16 Nov 16.45 | Tickets 3 € | Inside the Aquarium writer Tara Mahmoudi-Zadeh will be present at the screening


Total time: 87 min


Finland 2021 | 13 min | Audio: Finnish | No subtitles
Original title: Takamaan tapauksia
Directors, script, cinematography, production: Lauri Ketonen, Konsta Verta
Animation: Lauri Ketonen, Helka Saariniemi, Lotta Taarasti, Anne Karine, Heidi Sormunen, Lyydia Mäkipää
Editing: Jasmiina Hämäläinen
Music: Joonatan Turkki
Voices: Ritva Loijas, Eero Siren, Jukka Voutilainen
Distribution: Saara Toivanen | Aalto University, ELO Film School Finland,

Foxes ablaze and the might of the beautiful and bright northern lights. Nature sure is a mysterious and wonderful place where you might come across extraordinary phenomena. Thrilling tales from Finland for which there doesn’t seem to be any rational explanation.


Iceland – US 2020 | 16 min | Audio: Icelandic | Subtitles: Finnish
Director: Brúsi Ólason
Script: Leticia Akel Escaráte, Brúsi Ólason
Cinematography: Margrét Vala Guðmundsdóttir
Production design/art direction: Ari Birgir Ágústsson
Editing: Brúsi Ólason
Music: Jóhann Vignir Vilbergsson
Cast: Baldvin Tómas Sólmundarson, Sveinn Ólafur Gunnarsson
Production: Kári Úlfsson | Kvarki Films

A weekend dad living on a farm and his son don’t get along. The father takes the boy with him to work on the farm, but the father's frustration with the boy grows. Everything changes when they discover a horse injured by barbed wire.


Sweden 2022 | 20 min | Audio: Swedish, Arabic | Subtitles: Finnish
Original title: Inifrån akvariet
Director: Lina Berger
Script: Tara Mahmoudi
Cinematography: Antonio Ikovic
Production design/art direction: Isabelle Oldenqvist
Editing: Matilda Lind
Music: Jesper Jonason
Cast: Rahaf Al Tamimi, Souki Dahlberg
Production: Nils Bolin

Billie and Amina are kids who live as neighbours. At first, they don’t seem to get along very well, and they bicker a lot. However, after getting to know each other better, they notice that they have a lot in common.


Norway 2020 | 16 min | Audio: Norwegian | Subtitles: Finnish
Original title: Knask eller knep
Director, script, music: Morten Hølmebakk Evelid
Cinematography: Leander Håvik
Production design/art direction: Liz Grunwald
Editing: Fredrik S Hana
Cast: Andrea Othelie Wilhelmsen Grøtnes, Angela Joy Munck McKenna, Sofian Eidesund, Jon Ketil Johnsen
Production, distribution: Marie Fuglestein Lægreid | DUOfilm,,

Young Magda would like to go trick or treating on Halloween. Some pupils from her school ask Magda to join them but she ends up humiliated. Saddened she returns home and her big sister Izolda offers to go trick or treating with her. However, Izolda has other plans: she wants to attend a party to which their father forbade her to go. After all this hardship, Magda is left alone once again but as she knocks on a door, she realizes that it’s her crush’s house and that’s where a new exciting story in her life begins.


Iceland – Denmark 2021 | 22 min | Audio: Icelandic | Subtitles: Finnish
Original title: Hreiður
Director, script, cinematography: Hlynur Pálmason
Editing: Julius Krebs Damsbo
Music: Alex Zhang Hungtai
Cast: Ída Mekkín Hlynsdóttir, Grímur Hlynsson, Þorgils Hlynsson
Production: Katrin Pors, Eva Jakobsen, Mikkel Jersin | Snowglobe; Anton Máni Svansson | Join Motion Pictures

Tenacious siblings build a tree house as the seasons change.