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Hobbyhorse Revolution documentary screening

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Hobbyhorse Revolution documentary screening

Join us for a screening of the Hobbyhorse Revolution documentary on Saturday, July 7, 2018, from 2 pm to 3:30 pm at the Embassy of Finland.

Oscar-nominated Selma Vilhunen directed a documentary about young hobbyhorse enthusiasts. Hobbyhorse Revolution is a funny and moving film about the power of imagination and the strength of a community. Witness the empowerment of three young girls, Aisku, Elsa and Alisa, whose lives have been transformed by their new interest: hobbyhorses. Despite a lack of understanding by some, the girls bravely and spiritedly pursue their hobby.

Director's biography
Selma Vilhunen is an Academy Award-nominated director and screenwriter based in Helsinki, Finland. She has written and directed both documentaries and fiction films since 1998 when she began her film studies in Turku Arts Academy. Her collaboration with screenwriter Kirsikka Saari resulted to the international festival hit Do I Have to Take Care of Everything? which was nominated for an Oscar in 2014. 

Free admission and no registration needed.

Do not miss the opportunity to see The Finnish Illusion exhibition by Ilona Cutts, Katja Tukiainen and Maria Wolfram from 11 am to 4 pm at the Embassy of Finland on July 7. 


7/7/2018 2:00 PM - 7/7/2018 3:30 PM

Organiser
Embassy of Finland

Place
Embassy of Finland

Street address
3301 Massachusetts Avenue, NW, Washington, D.C. 20008

Links
The Finnish Illusion