The Land That Rises and Descend

Nominated for Best Student Documentary

Directed by

Moona Pennanen

20' • Finland • 2021


The Land that Rises and Descends explores Finland’s forgotten backyard: the Kvarken Archipelago. Kvarken is a unique place on earth where the sea is the future land and the land was previously the sea. There myths as old as time form part of daily reality, and the rising and descending of the land poses questions about the archipelago’s future existence.