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Studio Wed 16 Nov 15.15 | Tickets 3 €


Total time: 69 min


Switzerland 2020 | 6 min | Audio: English | Subtitles: Finnish
Director, editing, production design/art direction: Simone Giampaolo
Script: Simone Giampaolo, Severn Cullis-Suzuki
Animation: Monica Santana, Julian Amacker, Marjolaine Perreten, Andrea Schneider, Will Crook, Emilien Davaud, Barbara Brunner, Nino Christen, Patrick Graf, Irmgart Walthert, Oswald Iten, Philip Hofmänner, Yves Gutjahr, Claudia Röthlin, Michaela Müller, Justine Klaiber, Cyril Gfeller, Roman Kälin, César Díaz Meléndez, Veronica L. Montaño, Joel Hofmann, Manuela Leuenberger, Stéphan Nappez, Nina Christen
Music: Flavio Gargano
Production: Gabriella de Gara Bucciarelli | Amka Film Productions
Distribution: Amka Films Productions,,

A visual representation gives shape and colour to the powerful speech made by the 12-year-old Canadian Severn Suzuki at the UN Earth Summit in Rio in 1992. She talks about how the planet has been mistreated and what might happen in the future.


Switzerland 2022 | 9 min | Audio: French | Subtitles: Finnish, English
Original title: La reine des renards
Director, script, animation, editing: Marina Rosset
Music: Rahel Zimmermann
Voices: Marina Rosset, Mélia Roger, Hannah Adriana Müller
Production: Marina Rosset Productions,

The Queen of the foxes is the saddest member of the pack. The others try to cheer her up by bringing her love letters written by humans who have been afraid to send them. But who would write a letter to the Queen?


Sweden 2022 | 14 min | Audio: Swedish, Dari, Persian | Subtitles: Finnish, English
Director, Script: Tia Kouvo
Cinematography: Jesse Jalonen
Editing: Robin Bukhamseen
Cast: Leia Clasborg, Nastaran Zahir, Azita Shadmanesh, Yamma Zahir, Artin Saravi, Hamida Abdullah, Mattias Nordkvist, Nikolai Shervin
Production: Sive Hamilton Helle
Distribution: Raina Film Festival Distribution,,

11-year-olds Yasra and Emma are planning to become Hollywood stars. They practice dancing and singing, read gossip magazines and have drawn up a precise budget to achieve their goals.


Norway 2021 | 25 min | Audio: Norwegian | Subtitles: Finnish, English
Original title: Fortellinger fra dusjen
Director, script: Teresia Fant
Cinematography: Teresia Fant, Jonathan Bjerstedt
Editing: Geir Fjermestad Rolandsen
Music: Nicolas Lehtola
Production, distribution: Sarah Winge-Sørensen | Stray Dogs Productions,,

Puberty can bring teenagers confusion and shame about their own bodies. Why don’t teens like to take a shower after gym classes at school? Stories from the shower is a documentary which provokes thoughts about the anxiety caused by public showering for young people and their insecurities about their bodies.


Brazil 2021 | 15 min | Audio: Portuguese, Japanese | Subtitles: Finnish, English
Original title: Ela luta
Director, script: Luiza Giuliani
Cinematography: Luisa Oguime
Production design/art direction: Gabriela Franca, Renata Contente
Editing: Carolina Serrano
Cast: William, Leo Klabin, Matteo Brandão, Gabriela Klabin, Alice Sayuri Lima, Isabela Lisboa, Matheus Lopes, Mariana Campos, Isabela Ordoñez, Gabriel Campolongo, Felipe Castilho, Bia Gozzi
Production: Daniela Taouil, Giovanna Corossari
Distribution: Daniela Taouil,

Flavinha, a teenager, is the only girl in her judo team and practices just as hard as the others. She's not about to let anything get in the way of her training.