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Our Home (2016)

Original title (in Finnish): "Meite Kodo"

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Students film Duration 17:20

Our Home

Kihnu is a well-known island among Estonians, partly for its odd yet very interesting traditions, the inhabitants’ sense of strong community, their own dialect which is called Kihnu Keel among other things. A problem that many people are probably not aware of is that Kihnu is facing a situation of very fast decreasing population, which can be a factor of many things like lack of job opportunities or centralization to the bigger cities. This story concentrates on the lives of three women of 3 different generations all affected by the present problem but who still dream of staying in Kihnu. ...

Director: Daniel Picón | Meelika Lehola

Keywords: home | community | family | folk customs (Kihnu island, Estonia) | View all »

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Production Firm(s) TLÜ Balti filmi, meedia, kunstide ja kommunikatsiooni instituudi (BFM) audiovisuaalse meedia õppekava
Film Category Students film, Documentary
Text / Dialogue Estonian, FILM_LANGUAGES_KIHNU
Subtitles English
Duration 17:20


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Producer Daniel Picón | Meelika Lehola
Director Daniel Picón | Meelika Lehola
Cinematographer Lina Vonsaviciute
Composer Alberts Levics
Sound Designer Daniel Picón
Editor Daniel Picón

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  • EFI
  • Eesti Kultuurkapital
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