Alternating between still photographs and cinematic still shots, male figures appear in various Nordic landscapes. In the background, there is a necessary conversation about what it is to be a man in Finland.
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About Finnish Manhood. The Silent Gender
Filmmaker Samuli Salonen made this short documentary on his own. To do so, he left a fixed camera to film scenes that portray men in seemingly everyday situations.
Simultaneously, testimonies of male voices are heard talking about the self-absorbed and restrained figure expected of men in this country. This short film is an opportunity to finally speak out and tell the story of these silenced burdens.