Forest 2: Homewood

Stories about the forest as a home to people and animals alike.

Language: Eng Duration: 80 min Age Limit: 12+

  • Mustavalkokuva alhaalta päin puun oksista, joilla istuu alaspäin katsova pöllö.

    Pohjoisten metsien äänet

    Sounds of the Northern Forests
    Director: Markku Lehmuskallio
    Country: Finland
    Year: 1973
    Genre: Documentary
    Duration: 17 min
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    Through the viewpoint of animals, the film explores the disturbances in nature caused by civilization. A parallel theme is mankind’s conception of nature: nature’s sole purpose is to serve humans. The film comes with a dash of gentle humour.

  • Limites

    Director: Simon de Diesbach
    Country: Switzerland
    Year: 2022
    Genre: Experimental, Animation
    Duration: 8 min

    In a forest he digitized, Simon runs. Within an autobiographical narrative where the images were entirely captured in the forest of Chaney in Switzerland, running embodies the intimate link between the protagonist and the forest, a forest that is now being destroyed by a gravel pit.

  • Mies istuu metsässä hangessa ja sytyttää nuotiota.


    Director: Markku Lehmuskallio
    Country: Finland
    Year: 1974
    Genre: Fiction, Documentary
    Duration: 15 min
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    Tapiola is a bona fide film-poem, a beautiful and impressive statement in defence of nature and humanity. It is also a documentary that tells how the modern person has fallen out of touch with his environment and turned it into a commodity.

  • Mustavalkoinen riistakamerakuva, jossa on mustasilmäinen peura.

    Eläinsilta U-3033

    Animal Bridge U-3033
    Director: Milja Viita
    Country: Finland
    Year: 2018
    Genre: Experimental, Documentary
    Duration: 13 min
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    Animal Bridge U-3033 is about the parallel realities of humans and wild animals. It’s filmed during a year on a bridge above motor highway. These bridges are architecturally engrossing structures, addressed only to the nature, allowing animals to cross the highway.

  • Vanha nainen seisoo keittiössä.

    Tierra mojada

    Director: Juan Sebastián Mesa
    Country: Colombia
    Year: 2017
    Genre: Fiction
    Duration: 17 min

    Oscar and his family live in a humble, countryside house threatened by a massive hydroelectric project. In the face of uncertainty and sorrow at being forced to leave the ground where they were born, his grandparents decide to end it all.

  • Koristeellisessa sulkapäähineessä oleva mies meloo kanootissa.

    Mother of the Forest ~ Curupira ~

    Metsän äiti ~ Curupira ~
    Director: Lea Hejn
    Country: United Kingdom
    Year: 2023
    Genre: Animation, Documentary
    Duration: 13 min

    The Mother of the Forest ~ Curupira ~ is the story of a powerful Amazonian goddess told through the voices of the Borarí people from the heart of the forest in Pará, Brazil.