On Hold

  • Finland
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This film will be avilable for free after registration, from April 25th, 2021 to May 9th, 2021.

Did you know puberty lasts forever? On Hold is an experimental documentary short film contemplating around the themes of intergenerationality and socially constructed masculinity. The film is based on anonymous phone calls dialed for a helpline for boys and young men under 20-years of age.

Prix du Jury des jeunes Mémoire Vive: Most innovative short film , International Medium Length and Short Film Competition, Visions du Réel 2020

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  • Original Title
    Poikien puhelin
  • Direction
  • Screenplay
    Laura Rantanen
  • Cinematography
    Tomi Rislakki
  • Editing
    Menni Renvall
  • Sound
    Iivo Korhonen
  • Runtime
    20 min (16-30 min.)
  • Year
  • Country
    • Finland
  • Format
    • Colour
  • Festivals
    • Short Shorts Film Festival & Asia
    • Melbourne Documentary Film Festival
    • Reykjavik International Film Festival
    • Copenhagen Short Film Festival
    • Seoul International Senior Film Festival
    • Rio de Janeiro International Short Film Festival – Curta Cinema 2020
    • Minimalen Short Film Festival
    • DocPoint Helsinki Documentary Film Festival
    • Lyhytelokuvapäivä
    • Vilnius International Film Festival
    • Mecal Pro, Barcelona International Short and Animation Festival
  • Awards
    • Visions du Réel - Youth Jury Prize Mémoire Vive - Most innovative short film
    • Moscow International Documentary Film Festival DOKer 2020 - Special Mention
    • FIDBA, International Documentary Film - 1st Prize in International Short Films Competition
    • Helsinki International Film Festival - Special Mention

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