Gods of Molenbeek

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Aatos ja Amine

2019, Finland - Belgium - Germany , 73 min., col., +12 
Director: Reetta Huhtanen
Script: Reetta Huhtanen
Cinematography: Hannu-Pekka Vitikainen
Editing: Jamin Benazzouz
Music: Tuomas Nikkinen, Cassis B. Staudt
Produce:r Hannu-Pekka Vitikainen / Zone2 Pictures Oy
Production Company: Zone2 Pictures Oy,
CAST: Aatos, Amine, Flo

Awards
• Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival – 2019 (Nominee Audience Award) Best Documentary


6-year-old Aatos and his friends search for the essence of life in a world that is increasingly under threat.


Reetta Huhtanen is a filmmaker based in Helsinki. She has graduated with a Master of Arts from the ELO Film School Finland in Aalto University majoring in documentary film directing. Beside her film studies she has graduated as BA in Sociology and Philosophy from the University of Helsinki. Currently along with film making she is a doctoral student at Aalto University. As a documentarist she is described to have "an ability to see the absurd in recent phenomenon through her twisted vision. In social topics she collides serious with playful." Her films, “The Coffee Break”, about three eternal students, and “Economic Forecasters”, an absurdist look into the inscrutable world of economics, have been widely exhibited at international film festivals. ”Gods of Molenbeek”, a Finnish-Belgian-German co-production. is her feature documentary debut.

Selected Filmography
2009 – “The Coffee Break”
2015 – “Economic Forecasters”
2019 – “Gods Of Of Molenbeek”

AUGUST 25, SUNDAY

CHEKHOV-CENTER
  • 18:00Gods of Molenbeek, competition (2019, Dir.Reetta Huhtanen, Finland, documentary, 73 min.) 12+

AUGUST 26, MONDAY

OKTYABR, THE LARGE THEATRE
  • 14:00Gods of Molenbeek, competition (2019, Dir.Reetta Huhtanen, Finland, documentary, 73 min.) 12+. Repeat