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Selma Vilhunen

Film director and screenwriter,

Tuffi Films, FIN

She  is a director and screenwriter of both fiction and documentary films. She is also one of the co-founders of the production company Tuffi Films. Her latest works as a director include the documentary Hobbyhorse Revolution, which premiered at the Tampere Film Festival and won the main prize in domestic competition as well as the Risto Jarva main prize. The documentary had its North American premiere at Hotdocs Festival in 2017 and has since traveled various festivals. It won the Audience Award at Cinekid Amsterdam in 2017. In 2018 the film won the Best Documentary Film Prize at the Finnish National Film Awards (Jussi Awards) and got nominated for the European Film Academy’s Young Audience Award.
 

Her fiction feature debut Little Wing written by herself and produced by Making Movies premiered at the Toronto Film Festival in 2016 and won the Golden Camera Taodue Award for best first or second feature at the Rome Film Fest 2016. The film has also received the Nordic Council Film Prize in 2017. Previously she has directed the short film Do I Have to Take Care of Everything? which received an Oscar nomination in 2014, as well as the feature documentaries Song (2014) and Pony Girls (2008).

Theme: Drama

Theme: DRAMA

WED - 14.00 LIVE STAGE