Maria’s Paradise – Nordic Film Focus
The film days Nordic Film Focus will this time be held in collaboration with Reykjavík Feminist Film Festival during 16-19 January. The program in The Nordic House puts focus on Nordic female film directors and identity as a topic. Newly, Nordic films will be screened and a discussion will be facilitated with the directors and other representatives of the films.
The entrance is free, but secure your tickets here: tix.is
Maria’s Paradise/ Marian paratiisi – Finland
Finnish with English subtitles (110 min)
Director: Zaida Bergroth
The orphan Salome is the servant and a devout follower of Maria Åkerblom, a charismatic sect leader. When Salome befriends a rebellious outsider and starts to have doubts, Maria turns dangerous. The film is inspired by true events.
The actress Satu-Tuuli Karhu, who plays Salome, will attend the screening of the film in The Nordic House and address guests in the beginning.