Maria Oinonen 4:15, Finland

Short dance film about a moment when reconnecting with a lost one seems possible again. The film is played by real-life mother and daughter and a hoop that brings them closer together.

Maria Oinonen is a Finnish filmmaker and artist who has worked with documentaries, dance films, experimental cinema and other short films. Her background is in cinematography but today she is working a lot as a director-screenwriter. Her works can be described as poetic and she likes to mix magical elements with realism. Her works have themes of memories, ageing and letting go.