As the old saying goes,

seeing a chimney sweeper brings good luck.

 

Documentary film, length: 27’41, 1.85, 2018. Directed by Jussi Lehtomäki

 

Synopsis: Just like jackdaws nesting in chimneys, some people build their homes in uninhabitable places. Though they have problems of their own, it is the chimney sweepers that take care of others in these remote places.

 

Cast: Asmo Ikonen, Juhani Nykänen, Mika Hiltunen and Aulis Heiskanen

Credits: Script & Director Jussi Lehtomäki  Cinematography Hannu Käki Editing Niina Vornanen Sound Tuukka Nikkilä Composer Paavo Malmberg Set design Juulia Jokinen Graphic design Outi Kallio Producer Tiina-Mari Pitkänen and Jussi Lehtomäki

 

Chimney boys is a graduate film for Jussi Lehtomäki (documentary films), Tiina-Mari Pitkänen (producing) and Tuukka Nikkilä (sound design) by the Department of Film, Television and Scenography, ELO Film School Helsinki, Aalto University.

 
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Festivals / SCREENINGS

 

Espoo-päivä / Konttikino 24.8.2018, Espoo, Finland.

Flow 2018 - Finnkino Pop-up Cinema, Helsinki, Finland.

             Screening: 27.7.2018 Finnkino Pop-up Cinema

Doc Lounge Turku 

American Documentary Film Festival, Palm Springs. U.S.A. 6-12.4.2018

Amandus Lillehammer International Student Film Festival, Norway. 21.-24.3.2018

Tampere Film Festival 2018, Tampere, Finland 7. - 11.3.2018

 Screening:  10.3.2018 klo 14:00 Plevna 4. Tampere

 

DocPoint - Helsinki International documentary festival, Helsinki, Finland 29.1.-4.2.2018  

 Screenings: 31.1.2018 16:00 Andorra, Helsinki

             3.2.2018  15:15 Kinopalatsi 7, Helsinki

             6.2.2018  17.30 Kulttuurikeskus, Espoo

 

Bayamón international film festivalPuerto Rico 24.1.-28.1.2018

 Win: Best Documentary Short Film

 More information: https://festbayamon.wordpress.com/ganadores-2018/

 

 

Distributing:

AALTO UNIVERSITY School of Arts, Design and Architecture

ELO Film School Finland

Saara Toivanen (Festival Coordinator) 

saara.toivanen@aalto.fi

+358-(0)50-331 7754

 

Other:

chimneyboysmovie@gmail.com